A public law perspective

Mullen, T. (2022) A public law perspective. In: A Research Agenda for Social Welfare Law, Policy and Practice. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 27-44. ISBN 9781800886322 (doi: 10.4337/9781800886339.00007)

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This chapter sets out a research agenda for public law aspects of social welfare law. The aspects of the intersection of public law and social welfare law that it covers are inspired by the major changes in public law that have occurred in recent decades such as devolution, human rights and the broadening scope and increased intensity of judicial review. It explores the possibilities for future research in areas of social policy where devolution is leading to substantial policy divergence across the UK such as social security, the interaction between devolution and human rights in view of the Scottish Government's proposals to incorporate treaties recognising economic, social and cultural rights into Scots law, and judicial review, in particular its impact on Government and society.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mullen, Professor Tom
Authors: Mullen, T.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing

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