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Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Richard Rawlings, Peter Leyland, and Alison Young


Sovereignty is a topic which is both of enduring interest and often hotly contested in the literature. This collection of essays builds on contemporary debates by taking up and exploring the theoretical and practical implications of current challenges to established doctrines at domestic, European, and international level. Sovereignty is therefore approached in a non-compartmentalized way, so viewing it as neither a purely domestic/internal concept nor a wholly international/external one.Grounded firmly in the disciplines of law, the collection explores the twin elements of continuity and chan ... More

Keywords: sovereignty, continuity and change, UK constitutional law, European Union law, international law, parliamentary sovereignty, constitutional dialogue

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199684069
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684069.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Rawlings, editor
Professor of Public Law, University College London

Peter Leyland, editor
Professor of Public Law, London Metropolitan University

Alison Young, editor
Fellow and Lecturer in Law, University of Oxford

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