The Constitution of Canada

The Constitution of Canada

Author: Jeremy H. A. Webber

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN: 9781509947171

Category: Constitutional law

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"The book introduces and describes the principal characteristics of the Canadian constitution, including Canada's institutional structure and the principal drivers of Canadian constitutional development. The constitution is set in its historical context, noting especially the complex interaction of national and regional societies that continues to shape the constitution of Canada. The book argues that aspects of the constitution are best understood in 'agonistic' terms, as the product of a continuing encounter or negotiation, with each of the contending interpretations rooted in significantly different visions of the relationship among peoples and societies in Canada. It suggests how these agonistic relationships have, in complex ways, found expression in distinctive doctrines of Canadian constitutional law and how these doctrines represent approaches to constitutional legality that may be more widely applicable. As such, the book charts the Canadian expression of trans-societal constitutional themes: democracy; parliamentarism; the rule of law; federalism; human rights; and Indigenous rights, and describes the country that has resulted from the interplay of these themes"--
The Constitution of Canada
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jeremy H. A. Webber
Categories: Constitutional law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Hart Publishing

"The book introduces and describes the principal characteristics of the Canadian constitution, including Canada's institutional structure and the principal drivers of Canadian constitutional development. The constitution is set in its historical context, noting especially the complex interaction of national and regional societies that continues to shape the constitution of Canada.
The Constitution of Canada
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jeremy Webber
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The first edition of this text quickly established itself as the classic introduction to the Canadian constitution. Setting it in its historical context, noting especially the complex interaction of national and regional societies, it shows how the constitution continues to morph and shape itself. These changes are explored through key
The Constitutional Systems of the Independent Central Asian States
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Scott Newton
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-23 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book undertakes the first comparative constitutional analysis of the Kyrgyz Republic and Republics of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in their cultural, historical, political, economic and social context. The first chapter provides a general overview of the diverse and dynamic constitutional landscape across the region. A second chapter examines
The Constitution of Italy
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Marta Cartabia, Nicola Lupo
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book introduces the reader to the Italian Constitution, which entered into force on 1 January 1948, and examines whether it has successfully managed the political and legal challenges that have occurred since its inception, and fulfilled the three main functions of a Constitution: maintaining a community, protecting the fundamental
The Constitution of the United Kingdom
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Peter Leyland
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-17 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Praise for the previous editions “[A] slim guide to the constitution of the United Kingdom that is both highly readable and impressively thorough. It deserves a place on undergraduate reading lists ... [students] will certainly find it worth their while' Cambridge Law Journal “[The] written style is admirably clear, conversational