Description - Human Rights, Equality and Democratic Renewal in Northern Ireland by Colin Harvey
Recent developments in Northern Ireland have correctly been described as historic. While the future of constitutional change is by no means certain, events merit close scrutiny. The Good Friday Agreement in 1998 marked a significant departure from incrementalism and thus with the dominant logic of British constitutionalism. This book examines several key aspects of this complex picture. Developments in Northern Ireland have attracted a large measure of international interest. Reflecting this, the contributors demonstrate the links to current controversies in constitutional and human rights law scholarship. At a time when there is much consideration of constitutional change in the UK and beyond, the intention is to offer a collection that both describes the changing legal and political landscape in Northern Ireland and one which provides a significant contribution to current debates on constitutionalism.
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Author Biography - Colin Harvey
Colin Harvey is Professor of Law and Director of the Human Rights Centre at the Queen's University,Belfast.