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Indeterminate sovereignty and the rule of law: A descriptive analysis of changes to parliament’s use of language

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Judges increasingly alter or veto government decisions. The aim is to explain this ‘judicialization’ of British politics. Existing theories focus on what the judges’ want for themselves, or they focus on changes to social attitudes. But a key variable, often omitted in research, is the law itself. If the meaning of law is increasingly difficult to determine we should expect a greater role for adjudication in politics. A descriptive time series analysis of 8,278 sections of primary and seconda...

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10.1057/bp.2014.28

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Journal:
British Politics Journal website
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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1746-9198
ISSN:
1746-918X
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573241
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pubs:573241
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2015-11-16

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