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Published: 20 February 2012

335 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199698318

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Sovereignty's Promise

The State as Fiduciary

Evan Fox-Decent

Oxford Constitutional Theory

  • Develops a bold and provocative theory of political authority and its constitutional limits, grounded in the idea of a fiduciary relationship between the state and its people
  • Presents the philosophical argument in close dialogue with constitutional practice in a range of jurisdictions, showing its relevance to solving real-world problems of constitutional law and politics
  • Provides an in-depth analysis of topical issues in constitutional law, including the recognition of First Nations rights and the scope and content of judicial review in the Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision in Dunsmuir

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