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Published: 22 November 2007

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199231935

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Bills of Rights and Decolonization

The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Charles Parkinson

Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History

  • Provides an account of the transfer of power to new governments illustrated by a set of empirical case studies
  • Highly topical given the American interest in peacefully transferring power through constitutional means
  • Multidisciplinary analysis covering law, history, and politics