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

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