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Published: 25 May 2017

984 Pages


ISBN: 9780198765899

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Public Law

Third Edition

Mark Elliott and Robert Thomas

  • The fresh, direct and clear writing style enables students to really understand the fundamentals of the subject while also encouraging them to engage with difficult issues and debates
  • The book guides students through three key themes in order to demonstrate how the many strands of public law are interlinked
  • Practical examples are used throughout to show students how this subject is of essential importance to everyday life in the UK
  • Questions are posed throughout each chapter to encourage students to get to grips with the contentious nature of the subject
  • The authors use figures throughout the book to clearly explain complex concepts

New to this Edition:

  • Every chapter has been thoroughly updated and many parts have been completely rewritten. The chapter on 'The European Union and Brexit' in particular has been reworked and now focuses on understanding what the constitutional legacy of EU membership will be after Brexit
  • The 'expert commentary' feature has been expanded and is now included at the end of every chapter to allow students to see the debates within each subject area first-hand
  • The authors have increased the number of figures and tables used throughout in order to help explain complex concepts
  • New-look text design to draw out helpful learning features and make the text easier to navigate

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