Constitutionalising the European Union / Edition 1

Constitutionalising the European Union / Edition 1

by Thomas Christiansen, Christine Reh
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403932506

ISBN-13: 9781403932501

Pub. Date: 04/14/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This important new text outlines the evolution and main themes of constitutional debate in the EU; the role of key institutions, notably the Intergovernmental Conferences and the European Court of Justice and the impact of the Convention method and of the constitutional text emerging from it.

Overview

This important new text outlines the evolution and main themes of constitutional debate in the EU; the role of key institutions, notably the Intergovernmental Conferences and the European Court of Justice and the impact of the Convention method and of the constitutional text emerging from it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403932501
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/14/2009
Series:
European Union Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Conceptualising Constitutional Politics and Treaty Reform in the EU
• The Evolution of the Constitutional Debate in the EU
• Of Rights and Parties: Europe's 'Constitutional Dimension'
• The Actors: Supranational Entrepreneurship and National Preferences
• The Structure of Negotiation: The Institutional, Ideational and Legal Context
• Beyond the 'Summit Bargain': The Process of Constitutional Politics
• The IGC Process: Issue Framing and Agenda Setting
• Intergovernmental Conferences: Multilevel Negotiation
• After IGCs: Ratifying and Implementing Treaty Change
• The Convention and IGC 2004: The Beginning of the End of Constitutional Politics?
• Analysing the 'European Constitution'

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