Political theory

(*) Birch, A. H., Representative and Responsible Government: an Essay on the British Constitution (Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan, 1989)

Blick, A., The Codes of the Constitution (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2019)

Bogdanor, V. (ed.), The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2004)

—— The New British Constitution (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2009)

—— Beyond Brexit: Towards a British Constitution (London, I.B.Tauris, 2019)

Brazier, R., Constitutional Practice: the Foundations of British Government (3rd edn, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999)

—— Constitutional Reform: Reshaping the British Political System (3rd edn, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008)

—— Ministers of the Crown (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1997)

—— Choosing a Prime Minister: The Transfer of Power in Britain (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2020)

Butler, D., Bogdanor, V., and Summers, R. (eds), Law, Politics and the Constitution (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999)

Cosgrove, R. A., The Rule of Law: Albert Venn Dicey, Victorian Jurist (London, Palgrave Macmillan, 1980)

Cox, N., The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Law: A Search for the Quintessence of Executive Power (Routledge, 2020)

Elliott, M., Williams, J. and Young, A.L. (eds) The UK Constitution after Miller: Brexit and Beyond (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2020)

Feldman, D., (ed.) Law in Politics, Politics in Law (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015)

Fine, B., Democracy and the Rule of Law: Liberal Ideals and Marxist Critiques (London, Pluto Press, 1984)

Harden, I., and Lewis, N., The Noble Lie: the British Constitution and the Rule of Law (London, Hutchinson, 1986)

Jowell, J. and O’Cinneide, C., The Changing Constitution (9th edn, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019)

Laws, J., The Constitutional Balance (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2021)

Marshall, G. (ed.), Ministerial Responsibility (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989)

Pulzer, P., Political Representation and Elections in Britain (London, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2009)

Qvortrup., M (ed) The British Constitution: Continuity and Change: a Festschrift for Vernon Bogdanor (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015)

Robinson, C., Electoral Systems and Voting in Britain (Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2009)

Vile, M. J. C., Constitutionalism and the Separation of Powers (2nd edn, Indianapolis, IN, Liberty Fund, c. 1998)

Wass, D., Government and the Governed (London, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2009)


Baldwin, R., Rules and Government (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995)

Ballinger, C., The House of Lords 1911-2011: a Century of Non-Reform (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2014)

Brazier, A. (ed.), Parliament, Politics and Law Making: Issues and Developments in the Legislative Process (London, Hansard Society, 2004)

Horne, A., and Le Sueur, A., (eds) Parliament: Legislation and Accountability (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2018)

Horne, A., and Drewry, G. (eds) Parliament and the Law (2nd ed Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2020)

Norton, P. Governing Britain: Parliament, ministers and our ambiguous constitution (Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2020)

Page, E. C., Governing by Numbers: Delegated Legislation and Everyday Policymaking (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2001)

Russell, M., The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013)

-----, and Gover, D., Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017)


Burrows, A., Thinking About Statutes: Interpretation, Interaction, Improvement (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Weeks, G., Soft Law and Public Authorities: Remedies and Reform (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2016)

Zander, M., The Law Making Process (7th edn, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015)


Arden, M., Common law and Modern Society: Keeping pace with change (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2015)

Hutchinson, A. C., Laughing at the Gods: Great Judges and How They Made the Common Law (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Gee, G., Hazell, R., Malleson, K., and O'Brien., The Politics of Judicial Independence in the UK's Changing Constitution (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015)



Craig, P., The Lisbon Treaty: Law, Politics, and Treaty Reform (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010)

Legal skills

Carr, H., Carter, S., and Horsey, K., Skills for Law Students (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2009)

Finch, E., and Fafinski, S., Legal Skills (7th edn, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019)

Freeman, N., The Art of the Loophole: Making the Law Work for You (London, Coronet Books, 2012)

Holland, J. A., and Webb, J., Learning Legal Rules (10th edn, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019)

Lowe, D., and Potter, C., Understanding Legislation: A Practical Guide to Statutory Interpretation (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2019)

Twining, W., and Miers, D., How to do Things with Rules: a Primer of Interpretation (5th edn, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010)

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