Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 December 2010

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199585014

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Shortlisted for The Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship 2011

The Constitutional State

Nick Barber

Oxford Constitutional Theory

  • Offers an original analytic theory of the nature of the state and its constitution, providing new answers to central puzzles in constitutional theory
  • Includes an accessible introduction to the methodology of constitutional theory of value to students approaching the subject for the first time
  • Features an extended jurisprudential analysis of the problems of constitutional pluralism, providing an original contribution to the theory of legal systems