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Political Institutions: Legal Perspectives

Gavin Drewry

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print September 1998 | ISBN: 9780198294719
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599361 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198294719.003.0006
 Political Institutions: Legal Perspectives

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Questions the omission of law and legal perspectives in political science and advocates its relevance and overlap in two country examples: the USA and the UK. Legal politics, the role of the judiciary, public law and administration, and the constitutional politics of America are provided as examples, intended to generate future relationships in the areas of law and political science.

Keywords: constitution; judiciary; law; legal politics; political science; public administration; public law; UK; USA

Chapter.  5901 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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