Conversations with constitutions: Not just a piece of paper

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Craven, Gregory Joseph. (2004). Conversations with constitutions: Not just a piece of paper University of New South Wales Press.
AuthorsCraven, Gregory Joseph
Abstract

Describes the bitter power struggles of the Australian constitution's forging, and paints the founding fathers as implausible heroes who managed a profound historical achievement. It talks about parliaments, courts, judges and ministers not just as colorless instruments of the Constitution, but as the walking wounded of political psychology; and it sheds light on today’s great constitutional controversies: Do we need a Bill of Rights? Can federalism work? How can parliament work better? Can we ever be a republic?

KeywordsAustralia; Constitution; Constitutional Law
ISBN086840439X
Year2004
PublisherUniversity of New South Wales Press
Place of publicationAustralia
SeriesLaw at Large
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