Dare to Call It Treason (Hardcover)

Coups d'Etat and Law (Applied Legal Philosophy)

By Charles Sampford

Routledge, 9781855212657, 250pp.

Publication Date: January 4, 2019

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This book analyzes the nature of the coup d'etat and the conditions under which they succeed, in particular the book examines the relationship between constitutional law and coups. The book demonstrates that although coups d'etat are always taken in defiance of the law, the law can, paradoxically, provide a degree of assistance to the would be usurpers.

About the Author

Charles Sampford is Director of the Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law at Griffith University, Australia. His extensive list of publications includes research on jurisprudence, public law, legal education, applied ethics, corruption, corporate and professional governance, global values and institutions, environmental governance and tax policy.