The Constitution of Ireland : perspectives and prospects /

Based on a selection of the papers originally presented at a conference to mark the 75th anniversary of the enactment of the current Constitution of Ireland, the collection touches on many of the challenges facing Ireland today. These include: the possibilities for political and constitutional refor...

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Imprint:Haywards Heath : Bloomsbury Professional, [2012?]
Description:xiii, 511 pages ; 24 cm
Language:English
Subject:Ireland. -- Constitution.
Constitution (Ireland)
Constitutional law -- Ireland -- Congresses.
Constitutional history -- Ireland -- Congresses.
Constitutional history.
Constitutional law.
Ireland.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8962886
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Other authors / contributors:Carolan, Eoin, editor of compilation.
ISBN:9781780431383 (pbk.)
1780431384 (pbk.)
Notes:Papers presented at a conference organized by the Constitutional Studies Group at University College Dublin in June 2012.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:Based on a selection of the papers originally presented at a conference to mark the 75th anniversary of the enactment of the current Constitution of Ireland, the collection touches on many of the challenges facing Ireland today. These include: the possibilities for political and constitutional reform; the state of Ireland's democratic structures; national sovereignty in an era of international organisations; the role and conduct of referenda; questions of national identity and values; the meaning of modern Irish republicanism; and the place of religion in Irish society and government.