The Constitution of Europe: 'Do the New Clothes Have an Emperor?' and Other Essays on European Integration / Edition 1

The Constitution of Europe: 'Do the New Clothes Have an Emperor?' and Other Essays on European Integration / Edition 1

by J. H. H. Weiler, J. H. Weiler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521585678

ISBN-13: 9780521585675

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In a series of highly accessible discussions concerning the legal framework of the European Communities and the European Union, Joseph Weiler describes the gradual strengthening of transnational European institutions at the expense of national legislators. The Constitution of Europe thus provides from a legal perspective a balanced and uniquely authoritative

Overview

In a series of highly accessible discussions concerning the legal framework of the European Communities and the European Union, Joseph Weiler describes the gradual strengthening of transnational European institutions at the expense of national legislators. The Constitution of Europe thus provides from a legal perspective a balanced and uniquely authoritative critique of the attractions and demerits of the goal of European integration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521585675
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I. 'We Will Do …': 1. Introduction: 'We will do, and hearken'; 2. The transformation of Europe; 3. Fundamental rights and fundamental boundaries: on the conflict of standards and values in the protection of human rights in the European legal space; 4. The external legal relations of non-unitary actors: mixity and the federal principle; 5. The least-dangerous branch: a retrospective and prospective of the European Court of Justice in the arena of political integration; Part II. 'We Will Hearken …': 6. Introduction: the reformation of European constitutionalism; 7. Fin-de-siècle Europe: do the new clothes have an emperor?; 8. European democracy and its critics: policy and system; 9. The autonomy of the Community legal order: through the looking glass; 10. To be a European citizen: Eros and civilisation; Index.

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