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Dorey, Peter - House of Lords Reform Since 1911, e-bok

House of Lords Reform Since 1911

Dorey, Peter


Labour Learns the Complexities of Lords Reform: The 1949 Parliament Act
Peter Dorey, Alexandra Kelso
4. Pouring New Wine into the Old Bottle: The 1958 Life Peerages Act
Peter Dorey, Alexandra Kelso
5. A Right of Renunciation: The 1963 Peerage Act

Barnett, Anthony - The Athenian Option, e-bok

The Athenian Option

Barnett, Anthony


Before New Labour came to power and when even the prospect of reform of Britain's House of Lords was regarded with scepticism, Anthony Barnett and Peter Carty developed the idea of selecting part of a new upper house by lot: creating a jury or juries, that are representative of the population

Banner, Charles - Off With Their Wigs!, e-bok

Off With Their Wigs!

Banner, Charles


On Thursday June 12th 2003, a press release concerning a Cabinet reshuffle declared as a footnote that the office of Lord Chancellor was to be abolished and that a new Supreme Court would replace the House of Lords as the highest court in the United Kingdom. In response to intense criticism

Pipe, Jim - Cricket, A Very Peculiar History, e-bok

Cricket, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim


In 'Cricket, A Very Peculiar History' Jim Pipe uniquely explores one of the second biggest spectator sport on the planet. From the hazy bat-and-ball origins of the game to the biggest celebrity players of today, this book is a fascinating insight into…

Latour, Bruno - The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d'Etat, e-bok

The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d'Etat

Latour, Bruno


The case study is the daily practice of the French supreme courts, the Conseil d’Etat, specialized in administrative law (the equivalent of the Law Lords in Great Britain). Even though the French legal system is vastly different from the Anglo-American tradition

Pearson, Adam - The Cricket Quiz Book, e-bok

The Cricket Quiz Book

Pearson, Adam


Did you know that cricket is the second most popular sport in the world and has been an established team sport for centuries, with more than 100 cricket-playing nations now recognised by the International Cricket Council? No doubt those questions haven’t…

Maybery, Stephen - My Prime Ministers and I, e-bok

My Prime Ministers and I

Maybery, Stephen


Set at the time of the Golden Jubilee, My Prime Ministers and I is exactly what satire is supposed to be, a ruthless and hilarious lampoon of Tony Blair and England’s Political class. Tired of being continuously undermined by her supposedly loyal Ministers,…

Celletti, Alessandra - Celestial Mechanics, e-bok

Celestial Mechanics

Celletti, Alessandra


Table of contents
1. Around and around
2. Three bodies and no solution
3. Celestial waltz
4. Cosmic spinning tops
5. Our chaotic Solar System
6. Singularities, collisions and threatening bodies
7. Of Moon and man
8. Rock around the planets
9. Lords of the rings
10. At the edge of the Solar System

Hole, Jennifer - Economic Ethics in Late Medieval England, 1300–1500, e-bok

Economic Ethics in Late Medieval England, 1300–1500

Hole, Jennifer


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Jennifer Hole
2. Economic Ethics
Jennifer Hole
3. The Translation of Economic Ethics into the Daily Practices of the Laity
Jennifer Hole
4. Wealth and Lordship in Late Medieval Literature
Jennifer Hole
5. The Application of Theory: The Language of Economic