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Britain, Commonwealth and the End of Empire

Robert Holland

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the history of Great Britain, the British Commonwealth, and the end of the British Empire in the twentieth century, suggesting that the twentieth century ended in Britain as it ... More


Transnational Constitutional Norms: Functions, Arenas, Processes, Structures

Gunther Teubner

in Constitutional Fragments: Societal Constitutionalism and Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644674
eISBN:
9780191738814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644674.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

New constitutional subjects have emerged in the course of globalization: international organization, transnational regimes and networks. They are characterized by denationalization and fragmentation, ... More


The British Constitution

Anthony King

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the latter part of the 19th century, Walter Bagehot wrote a classic account of the British constitution as it had developed during Queen Victoria's reign. He argued that the late Victorian ... More


The Structural Constitution

Adrian Vermeule

in The System of the Constitution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199838455
eISBN:
9780199932481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838455.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter turns to applications of systemic reasoning. It examines system effects that arise from the constitutional structure. It shows that structural constitutional law is rife with system ... More


On Constitutional Implications and Constitutional Structure

Aharon Barak

in Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198754527
eISBN:
9780191816161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754527.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter is concerned with the interpretation of written constitutions, arguing that the implied meaning of the text is as much a part of the constitution as its explicit meaning. The author ... More


Of Law and Latkes

in Desperately Seeking Certainty: The Misguided Quest for Constitutional Foundations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226238081
eISBN:
9780226238104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238104.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the approach of “foundationalism”. Foundationalism seeks to ground all of constitutional law on a single foundation used by six constitutional scholars who have tried to build ... More


Statutory and Common Law Interpretation

Kent Greenawalt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199756148
eISBN:
9780199979523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756148.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book analyzes statutory and common law interpretation and compares the two. In respect to statutory interpretation, it first asks whether judges are “faithful agents” of the legislature or ... More


Fundamental Institutions of Chinese Hegemony

Feng Zhang

in Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793896
eISBN:
9780804795043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793896.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On the basis of the theoretical and empirical analyses of the preceding chapters, Chapter 6 analyzes the fundamental institutions of East Asian order. It argues that early-Ming Chinese hegemony in ... More


Regional order and regional powers in the Middle East and North Africa

Jordi Quero and Eduard Soler

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/9781474415286.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses whether and to what extent the internal political changes unfolding in the Middle East and North Africa since 2011 have triggered a shift in the subsystem’s regional order and ... More


Introduction

Sanford Levinson

in Framed: America's 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199890750
eISBN:
9780190260088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199890750.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores the connection between the perceived deficiencies of contemporary government and formal constitutions, with particular emphasis on American national politics and the Constitution ... More


Overview of the Constitutional Systems

Po Jen Yap

in Constitutional Dialogue in Common Law Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198736370
eISBN:
9780191799969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736370.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides an overview of the three Asian constitutional systems under discussion. Section I examines Hong Kong’s constitutional model. Section II continues with Malaysia’s and Section III ... More


: A Gothic and Liberal Constitution: Blackstone's Tempering of Sovereignty

in The Cloaking of Power: Montesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial Activism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226094823
eISBN:
9780226094830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094830.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter compares the common law by Blackstone to a Gothic castle that gradually renovated, but not replaced, by respectful craftsmen as Blackstone places constitutional structures above ... More


Opening Pandora’s Box? The Crisis and the EU Institutions

Mark Dawson

in Beyond the Crisis: The Governance of Europe's Economic, Political and Legal Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752868
eISBN:
9780191814297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752868.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This section of the volume discusses the ways in which the euro crisis has transformed the European Union’s constitutional and institutional structure. While the EU’s institutional set-up has often ... More


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