Constitutional Policy in Unified Germany

Constitutional Policy in Unified Germany

by Peter J. Cullen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714646318

ISBN-13: 9780714646312

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Prompted by unification, the German constitution has undergone the most fundamental re-examination since the foundation of the Federal Republic. This volume seeks to identify challenges which constitional policy faces and analyzes how, and with what degree of success, they are being met.  See more details below

Overview

Prompted by unification, the German constitution has undergone the most fundamental re-examination since the foundation of the Federal Republic. This volume seeks to identify challenges which constitional policy faces and analyzes how, and with what degree of success, they are being met.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714646312
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface1
The Basic Law after Unification: Continued Centrality or Declining Force?5
The Constitution and the Maastricht Treaty: Between Cooperation and Conflict47
To be Continued: The Constitutional Reform Commissions from a Lander Perspective75
A Forum of Constitutional Deliberation? A Critical Analysis of the Joint Constitutional Commission99
The Constitutionalisation Process of the New Lander: A Source of Inspiration for the Basic Law?118
The Federal Constitutional Court: Facing up to the Strains of Law and Politics in the New Germany131
The Frontiers of Constitutional Law: Identity Politics in Reunified Germany149
Concluding Theses on Constitutional Policy in Unified Germany162
Appendix179
Notes on Contributors204

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