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Published: 04 August 2016

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198734246

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Parliaments and the European Court of Human Rights

Alice Donald and Philip Leach

  • Provides an authoritative exploration of democratic legitimacy in human rights interpretation, adjudication, and implementation; combining new empirical data with theoretical insights
  • Offers a detailed investigation of five European states with differing records of compliance with ECtHR decisions
  • Analyses parliamentary actors in terms of their own actions, and their relationship with other domestic and supranational actors

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