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What’s Wrong with the British Constitution?

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In this provocative new study, Iain McLean argues that the traditional story of the British constitution does not make sense. It purports to be both positive and normative: that is, to describe both how people actually behave and how they ought to behave. In fact, it fails to do either; it is not a correct description and it has no persuasive force. The book goes on to offer a reasoned alternative. The position that still dominates the field of constitutional law is that of parliamentary sove...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Politics and Int Relations
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
2009-10-12
Source identifiers:
484
ISBN:
9780199546954
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uuid:418bc523-bde1-4ea5-9938-eb73425544ca
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daisy:484
Deposit date:
2011-08-19

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