[xiv], 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
9780199557769 hardback acid-free paper 0199557764 hardback acid-free paper
'Delegating Rights Protection' provides a socially and political grounded analysis of the deliberate political genesis of bills of rights in advanced democratic settings. The book particularly concentrates on exploring bill of rights outcomes in four Westminster democracies: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK.--Source other than Library of Congress.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -241) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The origins of bills of rights : concepts and comparative development Theorizing the origins of bills of rights Canada and the Canadian Bill of Rights Act (1960) Canada and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (1982) New Zealand and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act (1990) The United Kingdom and the Human Rights Act (1998) Australia and the failure of national bill of rights genesis Postmaterialist forces and political triggers Rights protected in government sponsored bills of rights enacted or proposed in Westminster democracies Bill of rights institutionalization : constructing the scores National bill of rights institutionalization in select democracies : variable and sub-variable scores.
K3240 .E73 2010
Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010.