Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 February 2008

190 Pages


ISBN: 9780199233045

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Constitutional Reform

Reshaping the British Political System

Third Edition

Rodney Brazier

  • Offering detailed coverage of British constitutional reform, this book also examines questions of methodology which are largely ignored elsewhere, allowing the student to gain a broad understanding of the subject and tackle difficult questions such as how further constitutional change might be achieved
  • Written in simple and direct language, enabling the reader to understand the key issues involved and to reflect on possible solutions to the problems of the current British constitution
  • The relatively concise nature of the book permits the reader to gain a rapid overview of the key issues and debates involved in constitutional reform
  • An expanded bibliography allows the student to follow up points of particular interest through the main available primary and secondary materials

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters on 'Union, Dissolution or Federation?'and 'Codifying the Constitution'
  • An expanded bibliography featuring primary and secondary materials, arranged by chapter for ease of reference
  • A thorough retrospective evaluation of the constitutional changes of Tony Blair's Labour government

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