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The Foundations of Australian Public Law

State, Power, Accountability


Anthony J. Connolly, Australian National University, Canberra


In The Foundations of Australian Public Law, Anthony J. Connolly brings together the two traditionally discrete areas of constitutional and administrative law to present Australian public law as a single, integrated body. Exploring the themes of state, power and accountability in Australia, the text also makes reference to the law of international jurisdictions, where students are informed by contemporary public law theory. Particular attention is also given to the rise of global public law and the increasingly cosmopolitan nature of…

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Key features

  • Adopts a thematic and integrated approach to the subject matter, through the use of the core concepts of state, power and accountability
  • Incorporates comparative aspects, drawing on legal and political developments in Europe, North America and Asia
  • Informed by key ideas in contemporary public law theory and by current developments in the theory and practice of higher education

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Law,Public Law
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 25 May 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107679795
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.81kg
    • Page extent: 470 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 21 June 2018
    • ISBN: 9781107294868

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