Constitutional & Administrative Law

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The leading textbook on public law, this new edition retains its student-friendly style, encouraging readers to engage with and understand even the most difficult areas. It provides a thorough exposition of the major features of the UK’s constitution and recent developments.

Revised and fully updated to meet the needs of students undertaking a constitutional and administrative law course in this time of continuing constitutional reform and development, it covers:

  • the expansion of the European Union from fifteen to twenty-five states, the reform of the office of the Lord Chancellor and the ongoing reform of the House of Lords
  • the constitutional Reform Act 2005 and its effect on the new Supreme Court and judicial appointments
  • reforms to police and police powers, asylum and immigration law and the law and security.

Supplying students with ample coverage of the syllabus, this is an excellent textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates studying constitutional and administrative law.

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About the Author:

Hilaire Barnett, BA, LLM, previously at Queen Mary College, University of London.

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Praise for the previous edition:

'Comprehensive, regular updates and the students like it! Why change a winner!' - Michael Doherty, University of Glamorgan, UK

'Readable, comprehensive, interesting - makes constitutional law a vibrant topic for students' -  Sue Jenkins, Aberstywyth University,UK

'Complete, precise and clear ... extremely suitable' - Caroline Fournet, Exeter University, UK

'Packed with relevant, informative detail and analysis' - Sarah Willis, University of Northampton, UK

Praise for the sixth edition:

'The sixth edition of Barnett's textbook is up to date and has a very clear structure and presentation which makes it accessible for quick reference as well as general reading. The book contains a good amount of references to case law with case summaries in context and useful tables and appendices' - Sylvie Bacquet, University of Westminster, London, UK

'Barnett is based on high academic standards while being easy to read and to understand ... it is the perfect introductory text' - Alexander Fischer, SOAS, London, UK

'The sixth edition is clear, detailed and thorough ... I believe students really enjoy this textbook and I strongly recommend it' - Javier Oliva, University of Wales, Bangor, UK

Student feedback:

'Barnett is very readable, clearly presented and gives you all the recent developments. It starts from the basics and builds up, covering all the aspects of the module.'

'The book is supported by free updates, which are available via the web. This makes it good value for money and you don't have to panic about new developments or having to buy another textbook closer to your exam.'

'This is definitely one of the best constitutional law books around for a student.'

'Constitutional law is scary and Barnett puts you at ease - the book is readable and contains everything required for the module.'

'There can't be anything on the exam that is not covered in Barnett's textbook!'

 

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Book Description Routledge-Cavendish, UK, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Sixth Edition. 952 pages. Available Now. Book Description: The leading textbook on public law, this new edition retains its student-friendly style, encouraging readers to engage with and understand even the most difficult areas. It provides a thorough exposition of the major features of the UK's constitution and recent developments. : Revised and fully updated to meet the needs of students undertaking a constitutional and administrative law course in this time of continuing constitutional reform and development, it covers: : the expansion of the European Union from fifteen to twenty-five states, the reform of the office of the Lord Chancellor and the ongoing reform of the House of Lords : the constitutional Reform Act 2005 and its effect on the new Supreme Court and judicial appointments : reforms to police and police powers, asylum and immigration law and the law and security. : Supplying students with ample coverage of the syllabus, this is an excellent textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates studying constitutional and administrative law. : Review: Praise for the previous edition: : 'Comprehensive, regular updates and the students like it! Why change a winner!' - Michael Doherty, University of Glamorgan, UK: 'Readable, comprehensive, interesting - makes constitutional law a vibrant topic for students' - Sue Jenkins, Aberstywyth University,UK : 'Complete, precise and clear . extremely suitable' - Caroline Fournet, Exeter University, UK: 'Packed with relevant, informative detail and analysis' - Sarah Willis, University of Northampton, UK : Praise for the sixth edition: : 'The sixth edition of Barnett's textbook is up to date and has a very clear structure and presentation which makes it accessible for quick reference as well as general reading. The book contains a good amount of references to case law with case summaries in context and useful tables and appendices' - Sylvie Bacquet, University of Westminster, London, UK : 'Barnett is based on high academic standards while being easy to read and to understand . it is the perfect introductory text' - Alexander Fischer, SOAS, London, UK : 'The sixth edition is clear, detailed and thorough . I believe students really enjoy this textbook and I strongly recommend it' - Javier Oliva, University of Wales, Bangor, UK : Student feedback: : 'Barnett is very readable, clearly presented and gives you all the recent developments. It starts from the basics and builds up, covering all the aspects of the module.' : 'The book is supported by free updates, which are available via the web. This makes it good value for money and you don't have to panic about new developments or having to buy another textbook closer to your exam.' : 'This is definitely one of the best constitutional law books around for a student.' : 'Constitutional law is scary and Barnett puts you at ease - the book is readable and contains everything required for the module.' : 'There can't be anything on the exam that is not covered in Barnett's textbook!' : From the Back Cover: This new edition of Barnett's Constitutional and Administrative Law is published against the background of continuing constitutional reform and change. Current reform plans include limiting the powers of the executive and making the executive more accountable. The power to exercise a number of important royal prerogative powers is to be transferred from the executive to Parliament. The office of Attorney General is to be reformed to create a clearer separation of powers. House of Lords reform remains on the agenda and a review of elections and voting systems is under way. The government also envisages a national debate on the constitution and citizen's rights and responsibilities - a debate which ultimately might lead to a written constitution. : The seventh edition has been fully revised in order to take into account these issues and remain an up-to-date and reliable resource for students of Public Law. Written in a clear and understandable style, this new edi. Seller Inventory # Z137-1272

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