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Published: 08 October 2009

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199568673

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Winner of the IALT Kevin Boyle Book Prize 2010

The New Separation of Powers

A Theory for the Modern State

Eoin Carolan

  • Provides a new and challenging account of contemporary governance which better explains many of the characteristics of modern democracy for experts and non-experts alike
  • Clear and readable style that encourages understanding of the book's arguments and ideas by all
  • Provides examples for lawyers, administrators and public officials to illustrate how the new model of separation of powers would operate in practice
  • Demonstrates how the model may operate in different constitutional systems through use of comparative materials

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