The European Union and its constitution: from Rome to Lisbon

The European Union and its constitution: from Rome to Lisbon

The European Union and its constitution: from Rome to Lisbon

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Laurent Pech
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ireland
  • Publication Information: Dublin : Clarus Press, ©2008
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XIII, 266 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The European Union and its constitution: from Rome to Lisbon is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Laurent Pech.
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Copyright Date: 2008
  • Location: Dublin
  • Country/State: Ireland
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 2008
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJE4445
  • Dewey Code: 342.24
  • ISBN: 9781905536139 1905536135
  • OCLC: 244314279

Main Contents

Introduction: United Ever More Closely? Part One – Phantasmagorical Thinking at Work: The European Union as a “Superstate” 1 The Non-State Nature of the European Union 2 Fitting the European Union into Procruste's Bed: The Federal Question Part Two – Let it Be: The European Union's Democratic Deficit 3 Viewing Democracy through Rose-Tinted Glasses. 4 Refining Democracy for a Non-State and a Non-Nation Polity Part Three – The European Union: Neither Neo-liberal Nor Socialist 5 The Alleged Neo-liberal Bias 6 The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights as a Socialist Trojan Horse Conclusion: Europe at Fifty: An Occasion for Dancing in the Streets?

Summary Note

Offers an analysis of the 2007 Lisbon Treaty with a view to addressing several concerns surrounding the Treaty. This book presents a critical interpretation of the EU's constitution and clarifies the terms of the debate, while highlighting the inconsistencies of eurocritics. It is intended for those interested in the subjects of European law. '''

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