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Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution, Laura Cahillane

Label
Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution
Title
Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution
Statement of responsibility
Laura Cahillane
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text provides an account of the drafting of the Irish Free Constitution of 1922, analysing the document in its historical context and exploring the reasons for its lack of success
Cataloging source
UKOUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cahillane, Laura
Dewey number
941.50822
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
LC call number
KDK1220
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constitutional history
  • Ireland
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Constitutional history
  • Politics and government
  • Ireland
Target audience
specialized
Label
Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution, Laura Cahillane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Mr Justice Gerard Hogan; Introduction; 1. The Constitution Committee and the beginning of the drafting process; The Constitution Committee; The work of the Committee; Beginnings; Talking points: a second Chamber; Disagreements: the executive; Conclusion; 2. The Drafts; Introduction; The three Drafts; Preamble and preliminary Articles; Fundamental rights; Individual rights and duties in Draft C; Family, education and religion in Draft C; Economic life (and property) in Draft C; The legislature
  • The lower HousePowers of legislative inquiry; The upper House; The executive; The judiciary; Amendment, referendum and initiative; Decentralisation and subordinate legislatures; External relations; Conclusion; 3. Consideration by the government of the three Drafts; Introduction; Letter on Draft B; Letter on Draft A; Letter on Draft C; Criticisms; Final decision of the government; The Draft which was brought to London; Conclusion; 4. British reaction to the Draft Constitution; Introduction: the Collins-de Valera Pact; The conference on Ireland; The British receive the Draft
  • Deadlock and Kennedy's letterA critical stage and Lloyd George's letter; Griffith's reply; Redraft; Amended Draft completed; The published Draft; Conclusion; 5. Debates in the Constituent Assembly; Introduction; The aftermath of the election; Introduction of the Bill; The Committee stage and major controversies; A congenial debate?; Conclusion: the finished document; 6. Themes and influences; Introduction; Intellectual influences; Ideas from the Gaelic state; Lack of any realistic thinking on state-building and institutions; Foreign constitutions; Postwar constitutions
  • Older established constitutionsDominion constitutions; The impact of these influences on the 1922 Constitution; Popular sovereignty; Public ownership of land and natural resources, private property; The Irish language; Equality; Religion and the Church; State intervention; Conclusion; 7. The people's Constitution; Introduction; Sovereignty; Popular sovereignty; Differing perspectives; Irish citizenship; The name of the State and the Irish language; Democracy; The referendum; Article 47 in practice; The initiative; Conclusion; 8. Anti-party politics; Introduction: resistance to party politics
  • Proportional representationExternal ministers; Emergence of scheme during Committee stage; British reaction to the scheme; Dáil reaction; The final scheme; Changes in the proposal as between Draft B and the 1922 Constitution; The scheme in practice; The end of external ministers; Doomed to failure?; Functional or vocational representation; The inspiration for the inclusion of functional representation in the Constitution; Alternative visions for implementing functional representation; Executive scheme chosen; Alternative adoption in Bunreacht na hÉireann; The Seanad; The first Seanad
Control code
971043907
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526115188
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvn97xqb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971043907
Label
Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution, Laura Cahillane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Drafting the Irish Free State Constitution; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword by Mr Justice Gerard Hogan; Introduction; 1. The Constitution Committee and the beginning of the drafting process; The Constitution Committee; The work of the Committee; Beginnings; Talking points: a second Chamber; Disagreements: the executive; Conclusion; 2. The Drafts; Introduction; The three Drafts; Preamble and preliminary Articles; Fundamental rights; Individual rights and duties in Draft C; Family, education and religion in Draft C; Economic life (and property) in Draft C; The legislature
  • The lower HousePowers of legislative inquiry; The upper House; The executive; The judiciary; Amendment, referendum and initiative; Decentralisation and subordinate legislatures; External relations; Conclusion; 3. Consideration by the government of the three Drafts; Introduction; Letter on Draft B; Letter on Draft A; Letter on Draft C; Criticisms; Final decision of the government; The Draft which was brought to London; Conclusion; 4. British reaction to the Draft Constitution; Introduction: the Collins-de Valera Pact; The conference on Ireland; The British receive the Draft
  • Deadlock and Kennedy's letterA critical stage and Lloyd George's letter; Griffith's reply; Redraft; Amended Draft completed; The published Draft; Conclusion; 5. Debates in the Constituent Assembly; Introduction; The aftermath of the election; Introduction of the Bill; The Committee stage and major controversies; A congenial debate?; Conclusion: the finished document; 6. Themes and influences; Introduction; Intellectual influences; Ideas from the Gaelic state; Lack of any realistic thinking on state-building and institutions; Foreign constitutions; Postwar constitutions
  • Older established constitutionsDominion constitutions; The impact of these influences on the 1922 Constitution; Popular sovereignty; Public ownership of land and natural resources, private property; The Irish language; Equality; Religion and the Church; State intervention; Conclusion; 7. The people's Constitution; Introduction; Sovereignty; Popular sovereignty; Differing perspectives; Irish citizenship; The name of the State and the Irish language; Democracy; The referendum; Article 47 in practice; The initiative; Conclusion; 8. Anti-party politics; Introduction: resistance to party politics
  • Proportional representationExternal ministers; Emergence of scheme during Committee stage; British reaction to the scheme; Dáil reaction; The final scheme; Changes in the proposal as between Draft B and the 1922 Constitution; The scheme in practice; The end of external ministers; Doomed to failure?; Functional or vocational representation; The inspiration for the inclusion of functional representation in the Constitution; Alternative visions for implementing functional representation; Executive scheme chosen; Alternative adoption in Bunreacht na hÉireann; The Seanad; The first Seanad
Control code
971043907
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526115188
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvn97xqb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971043907

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