Convergence and divergence in European Public law

Convergence and divergence in European Public law

Convergence and divergence in European Public law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): P. R. Beaumont, Carole Lyons, Neil Walker
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2002
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, Congresses
  • Material: Conference publication
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Convergence & divergence in European law
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Short Description

XIV, 274 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Convergence and divergence in European Public law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Hart Pub.
  • Responsable Person: edited by Paul Beaumont, Carole Lyons, and Neil Walker.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 2001
  • Last edition Date: 2002
  • General Notes: “The collection grew out of a symposium held at the School of Law of the University of Aberdeen in May 2000”–Page viii.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE935
  • Dewey Code: 341.2422
  • ISBN: 184113211X 9781841132112
  • OCLC: 47270792

Main Contents

Part 1 The territorial dimension: Europe's changing political landscape -territorial restructuring and new forms of government, Michael Keating; member states and regions in community law – convergence and divergence, Joanne Scott. Part 2 The constitutional dimension: the closest thing to a constitutional conversation in Europe – the semi-permanent treaty revision process, Bruno de Witte; the constitutional structure of the European Union – some reflections on vertical unity-in-diversity, Deirdre Curtin and Ige Dekker; perspectives on convergence within the theatre of European integration, Carole Lyons. Part 3 The administrative law dimension: convergence and divergence in administrative law, Chris Himsworth; towards homogeneity in the field of legal remedies – convergence and divergence, Ton Heukels and Jamila Tib. Part 4 The human rights dimension: convergence and divergence in European public law – the case of human rights, Grainne de Burca; human rights – some recent developments and their impact on convergence and divergence of law in Europe, Paul Beaumont; the European Union and fundamental rights – well in spirit but considerably rumpled in body?, Niamh Nic Shuibhne. Part 5 The public/private dimension: voices of difference in a plural community, Carol Harlow; public law, Europeanization and convergence – can comparatists contribute?, Pierre Legrand; culture, democracy and the convergence of public law – some scepticisms about scepticism, Neil Walker.

Summary Note

This book examines the extent to which the EU has brought about and should bring about convergence of law in Europe.

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