Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Constitutional State
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

The Constitutional State

Nick Barber

Abstract

This book provides an original analytical account of the state and its associated constitutional phenomena. It presents the state as a form of social group, consisting of people, territory, and institutions bound together by rules. The institutions of the state make a distinctive and characteristic claim over the people of the state, who, in turn, have a distinctive and characteristic relationship with these institutions. This account reveals the importance of at least two forms of pluralism — legal and constitutional. It also casts light on some of the more difficult questions faced by writer ... More

Keywords: state, social group, institutions, pluralism, legal pluralism, constitutional pluralism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199585014
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585014.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nick Barber, author
Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford

Subscriber Login

Forgotten your password?