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Judges and lawyers beyond constitutive

Everson, Michelle and Eisner, J. (2008) Judges and lawyers beyond constitutive. In: Oddvar Eriksen, E. and Joerges, C. and Rodl, F. (eds.) Law, Democracy and Solidarity in a Post-national Union: The unsettled political order of Europe. Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 61-84. ISBN 9780415462273.

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Abstract

Book synopsis: To many, the rejections of the Constitutional Treaty by Dutch and French voters in 2005 came as a shock. However, given the many tensions and the many unresolved issues it was quite unsurprising. The challenges facing the Constitutional debate go to the core of the European integration process as they have to do with the terms on which to establish a post-national political order. This book deals with four themes which make up the main sources of the ‘constitutional crisis’: * The problem of the rule of law in a context of governance beyond the nation state * The problem of the social deficit of the Union * The problem of identity and collective memories * The problem of institutionalizing post-national democracy. These themes constitute the unfinished agenda of the European integration process. Law, Democracy and Solidarity in a Post-national Union is based on the efforts of a collection of top scholars in the fields of Law, Political Science, Sociology and Economics, and will appeal to students and scholars of political science, the European Union and European studies.

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > SSHP Administration
Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Law
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 13:45
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2014 14:54
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/3126

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