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.
`Like the work of Marshall itself, the essays in this volume range comfortably over law, politics and the constitution and will ensure that the lawyer and political scientist are never far apart.' Government and Opposition, Oct.00. `These essays succeed in honouring Geoffrey Marshall not least by their undogmatic but engaged and critical approach and the contemporary relevance of their examples.' Rodney Barker, Political Studies, Vol.48, No.4, Sept.00. `this collection is rich with insight and deserves to be read by serious students of British politics.' T.P. Wolf, British Politics Group Newsletter, Spring 00.
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st August 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97 x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.49