The Monarchy and the Constitution

The Monarchy and the Constitution

by Vernon Bogdanor



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198293347
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/12/1998
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 1520L (what's this?)

About the Author

A regular contributor to the national press and television, Vernon Bogdanor is Reader in Government, and Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

1. The Evolution of Constitutional Monarchy
2. The Basic Constitutional Rules: The Rules of Succession
3. The Basic Constitutional Rules: Influence and the Prerogative
4. The Appointment of a Prime Minister
5. The Constitutional Crises
6. Hung Parliaments and Proportional Representation
7. The Financing of the Monarchy
8. The Sovereign's Private Secretary
9. The Sovereign and the Church
10. The Sovereign and the Commonwealth
11. The Future of Constitutional Monarchy
Appendix 1. Sovereigns since Henry VIII
Appendix 2. British Prime Ministers since 1782
Appendix 3. Private Secretaries since 1870
Appendix 4. Member states of the Commonwealth, 1995
Appendix 5. Some Constitutional Episodes Involving the Use of Royal Power since 1900

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