Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 May 2013

936 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199644186

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Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials 2e

Second Edition

Andrew Le Sueur, Maurice Sunkin, and Jo Murkens

  • The authors, leading academics in their field, provide students with a thought-provoking and detailed analysis of the core issues relevant to students studying public law and set them in their political context, thus encouraging a full understanding of the subject
  • Clear commentary and analysis is supported by carefully selected extracts from a range of sources, including academic writing, reports of parliamentary committees, and key judgments so that students have convenient access to and gain experience of studying different sources of information
  • Specifically designed learning features such as questions and mini case studies bring life to the law as well as helping to develop important analytical and interpretational skills
  • An Online Resource Centre provides students with extra material to support the case studies in the book, links to further sources of information, and regular updates on key developments
  • Fully updated and revised to cover all the latest developments in the subject, including ongoing debates over the future of the House of Lords, possible reform of the Human Rights Act, and the prospect of an independent Scotland
  • A new, dedicated chapter on the rule of law provides extended coverage of this important constitutional principle, to ensure students are fully aware of its key significance
  • A new chapter on multi-level governance explores the redistribution of power among different levels of governing institutions that has taken place over the last 60 years

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