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The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Chris Himsworth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The first critical study of the 1985 international treaty that guarantees the status of local self-government (local autonomy). Chris Himsworth analyses the text of the 1985 European Charter of Local ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


Controlling Politics and Bureaucratising Religion

Muhamad Ali

in Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474409209
eISBN:
9781474418799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It examines the ways in which colonial government distinguished private from public matters and modern from traditional government, allowing religious or cultural practices to continue while ... More


A Culture of Dependency: Power, Politics and Broadcasters: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1994

Greg Dyke

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former director general of the BBC, attacks what he describes as the ‘culture of dependency’ in British television which subjects broadcasters to an increasing dependence ... More


Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Geoffrey Carnall and Philippa Gregory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Horace Alexander was an English Quaker who played a significant part in relations between Indian nationalist leaders and the British Government in the years before the transfer of power in 1947. He ... More


Taiwan

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite having numerous demographic and geographical advantages, and despite the numerous international awards won by directors in the Taiwanese New Cinema and after, many in Taiwan are obsessed with ... More


Introduction

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides an introduction to the European Charter of Local Self-Government (its purpose and content), the Council of Europe, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, and to the ... More


Charter Origins

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The chapter explores the history of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s emergence as a Council of Europe treaty. It includes discussion of Seelisberg Declaration (1950) and the ... More


The Charter’s Text and Additional Protocol

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides a textual analysis of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s provisions, article by article and includes the Charter’s complete text and of its Explanatory Report, ... More


The Institutions and Procedures of Charter Implementation and Enforcement

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

One of the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s principal distinguishing features is the process of monitoring of state performance under the Charter by the Congress of Local and Regional ... More


Charter Interpretation and Application

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The monitoring procedures (including, in particular, the resulting reports and recommendations) discussed in chapter 4 have produced a rich ‘jurisprudence’ which, along with that produced by judicial ... More


Charter Impact: Influencing Local Self-Government in Europe

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

An important question in relation to the European Charter of Local Self-Government is how to measure the treaty’s actual impact on the law and practice of local government in Europe. This chapter ... More


Charter Impact: Beyond European Local Self-Government

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The impact of the European Charter of Local Self-Government can also be assessed by reference to its attributes as a remarkable treaty in its own right, especially its enforcement mechanisms ... More


General Conclusions

C. M. G. Himsworth

in The European Charter of Local Self-Government: A Treaty for Local Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474403337
eISBN:
9781474416092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403337.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This final chapter traces the European Charter of Local Self-Government’s trajectory over its thirty years. It was born in times of post-War European enthusiasm for co-operation between states; ... More


Per Mediation in Schools

Carol Hope

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of peer mediation in schools in Scotland. Peer mediation involves school students acting as impartial third parties to help their peers resolve conflicts, from ... More


Introduction: From Conquest to Occupation

Peter M. R. Stirk

in A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748675999
eISBN:
9781474418676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675999.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This sets out the need for a comparative history of military occupation in the light of changing perceptions of the concept and practice, assumptions about fundamental changes in the nature of ... More


2002 Draft II: Head of State and the Executive Branch

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This, the second of three central chapters examining the SNP’s 2002 constitutional text, focuses on the roles and powers of the head of state, the government and the executive branch. It discusses ... More


2002 Draft III: Judiciary, Rights and Substantive Provisions

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter, the third of three chapters examining the SNP’s 2002 constitutional text, addresses the judiciary, rights, and substantive provisions of the constitution. As well as examining ... More


Government and power relations

Victoria Veguilla

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyses the change (or continuity) of MENA regimes in a post-Arab Spring context, focusing on governments and power relationships. This chapter firstly analyses the place governments ... More


Conflicts of Interest, Crises of Conscience: Scots and Aboriginal People in Eastern Australia, 1830s–1861

Ann Curthoys

in Global Migrations: The Scottish Diaspora since 1600

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474410045
eISBN:
9781474422512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410045.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The chapter explores the various relationships Scottish immigrants had to Indigenous people in the Australian colonies over three decades. It considers the role of Scots on the violent frontiers of ... More


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