- Title Pages
- List of Tables
- List of Figures
- List of Abbreviations
- 1 The English Public Lawyers' Constitution
- 2 A Fresh Start: Veto Players, Win Sets, and Constitutional Moments
- 3 1707 and 1800: a Treaty (Mostly) Honoured and a Treaty Broken
- 4 Why Should We Be Beggars with the Ballot in Our Hand?
- 5 The Curious Incident of the Guns in the Night Time
- 6 The Contradictions of Professor Dicey
- 7 Causes and Consequences of the Unionist Coup d'État
- 8 The Impact of UK Devolution
- 9 The European Union and Other Supranational Entanglements
- 10 Human Rights
- 11 Unelected Houses
- 12 Monarchs
- 13 Established Churches
- 14 We the People
- Dramatis Personae
- (p.3) Introduction
- What's Wrong with the British Constitution?
Iain McLean (Contributor Webpage)
- Oxford University Press
The context of the problem. Doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty defined by A. V. Dicey. But Dicey did not believe in it when he really disapproved of something Parliament had done. The Scottish problem: 1707 was a treaty not a takeover. Public lawyers' and political scientists' approaches are contrasted.
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