Increasingly, in contemporary British politics, the spotlight is being thrown on issues of constitutional change and reform. The late 1990s has marked a period of significant constitutional change and political reform. The varied contributions in this book, from leading scholars in the fields of politics and constitutional law, tackle the key questions troubling politicians and observers of politics in this time of acute constitutional change. This book is a tribute to the diverse scholarship of Geoffrey Marshall, who has been an outstanding figure the study of law and politics, and a writer of extraordinary authority on constitutional matters.In 1984 Geoffrey published a book on Constitutional Conventions, returning to a topic on which he had written a chapter in Some Problems of the Constitution. The analysis of constitutional conventions, moreover, formed a natural complement to the analysis of sovereignty in ... similar in that, besides having a tangled history, they are difficult ideas whose general character has been, and still is, in dispute.
|Title||:||The Law, Politics, and the Constitution : Essays In Honour of Geoffrey Marshall|
|Author||:||David Butler, Vernon Bogdanor, Robert Summers|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 1999-05-06|