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Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives
 

Grounded firmly in the disciplines of law, this collection explores the twin elements of continuity and change in conceptions of sovereignty in recent times. The collection as a whole illuminates the enduring strength of sovereignty as a foundational concept and the continuing wi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780199684069
Barcode 9780199684069
Published 26 November 2013 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Rawlings, Richard
Edited by Leyland, Peter
Edited by Young, Alison L.
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ISBN-13 9780199684069
ISBN-10 0199684065
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 26 November 2013
International Publication Date 14 November 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Rawlings, Richard
Edited by Leyland, Peter
Edited by Young, Alison L.
Category Political Structure & Processes
Public International Law
International Law Of Territories
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 237mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 704g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Constitutional law, Sovereignty
NBS Text International Law: Professional
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 341.26
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The topic of sovereignty is contentious, and one of enduring interest. In a world of ever increasing economic globalisation, the rise of supranational regulation and the interconnected age of information and communication technology, among many other developments, have challenged the once exclusively held Westphalian model of sovereignty. The distinction between the internal aspect of sovereignty as expressed in terms of ultimate authority in a constitution, and the external aspect involving the relationship between sovereign states has been blurred. This has given rise to contemporary debates that explore the theoretical and practical implications of current challenges to established doctrines. Evidently no book could encompass the entirety of the contemporary debates on sovereignty. This is a book of essays focusing on sovereignty by a team of leading writers contributing domestic, European and international perspectives. The essays have been written at a time of very great testing of the institutional frameworks at every level: domestic, European, international or global. The book illuminates the enduring strength of sovereignty as a foundational concept and the continuing widespread appeal if sovereignty as an idea.

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Author's Bio

Richard Rawlings is Professor of Public Law, University College London. Honorary Bencher at Middle Temple, Professor Rawlings was Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Constitution Committee 2009-2013 Peter Leyland is Professor of Public Law at London Metropolitan University. Honorary Fellow of Middle Temple, Professor Leyland is Professorial Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies and a visiting professor of public law at SPISA, University of Bologna, LUISS University Rome, Bocconi University Milan, the University of Viena, NIDA and the Council of State in Bangkok. Alison Young is a Tutor and Fellow in Law at Hertford College and a Lecturer in Law at the University of Oxford

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