Law: A Very Short Introduction

Law: A Very Short Introduction

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How do we control governments? What are our fundamental rights? How can certain wrongs be compensated for? How is responsibility ascribed, and what justifies ownership? Law: A Very Short Introduction answers many of the most frequently asked questions about the nature and reach of the law. It is fascinating reading for anyone interested in this fundamental feature of society. This book is intended for any general reader or student (A-level and above) interested in the law as a feature of society or subject of study.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 120 x 190mm
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8 pp black and white plates, line drawings, bibliography
  • 0192853201
  • 9780192853202

About Jeffrey Jowell

About the Author: Jeffrey Jowell, QC, is Professor of Public Law and Vice Provost at University College London. His book, Changing Constitution (OUP), is now in its third edition. Stephen Guest is a member of the Faculty of Laws at University College London. His previous publications include Ronald Dworkin and (as co-editor) Equality and Discrimination: Essays in Freedom and Justice.show more

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