© 2003

Law and Opinion in Twentieth-Century Britain and Ireland

  • W. John Morgan
  • Stephen Livingstone

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Albert Venn Dicey, Lawyer, Academic and Public Intellectual

  3. The Citizen and the State

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Ian Forbes
      Pages 32-55
  4. Public Morality and the Citizen

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
  5. Culture and Identity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Colin H. Williams
      Pages 109-140
    3. Mal Leicester
      Pages 141-161
  6. The Death of the English Constitution?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Daniel Wincott, Jim Buller
      Pages 165-193
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 217-222

About this book


Law and Opinion in Twentieth Century Britain and Ireland covers four main themes: Law and the State; Culture and Identity; Public Morality and the Citizen; The Death of the English Constitution; each theme being analyzed through two essays authored by leading British and Irish academics. The book provides a substantial and readable analysis of the relationship between law and opinion in Britain and Ireland, with a special focus on the question of culture, identity and the state.


20th century bibliography Britain concept culture death education English essay Europe Great Britain Ireland living oral discourse twentieth century

Editors and affiliations

  • W. John Morgan
    • 1
  • Stephen Livingstone
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of NottinghamUK
  2. 2.The Queen’s UniversityBelfastUK

About the editors

JIM BULLER Lecturer in Politics, University of York SIR COLIN CAMPBELL LLD, FRSA Academic Lawyer since 1967 and Professor of Jurisprudence at the Queen's University of Belfast, 1974-1988 IAN FORBES, FRSA Professor of Politics, University of Nottingham LISA GLENNON Lecturer in Law, the Queen's University of Belfast EMILY JACKSON Senior Lecturer in Law, London School of Economics MAL LEICESTER Professor of Adult Learning and Teaching, University of Nottingham and Director of EIRC (Education Inclusion Research Centre) COLIN H. WILLIAMS Professor in the Department of Welsh, Cardiff University and Adjunct Professor of Geography, University of Western Ontario DANIEL WINCOTT Senior Lecturer in Political Science and International Studies , University of Birmingham

Bibliographic information