Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 October 2018

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198808145

Bookseller Code (06)

The Principles of Constitutionalism

N. W. Barber

  • Innovative and challenging account of six of the principles at the heart of the constitutional state: sovereignty, the separation of powers, the rule of law, subsidiarity, democracy, and civil society
  • Argues for the importance of treating the state and the principles of constitutionalism as a cohesive whole
  • Timely contribution to the debate on constitutional structures and the interaction of lawmakers and society
  • Interdisciplinary approach that draws on the work of constitutional lawyers, political theorists, and political scientists
  • Essential reading for public law practitioners and students of constitutional theory and political science, as well as scholars in related disciplines approaching theories of the state for the first time

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