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The Constitutional Integrity of the European Union

Amtenbrink, Fabian, van den Berg, Peter A.J. (Eds.)

1st Edition., XVIII, 270 p.


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  • About this book

Each of the Member States of the European Union has its own constitution, which not only contains the organizational structure of the state but also includes elements that provide a sense of order and identity to the society at large.

This book addresses  whether new definitions of order and coherence that will be coined in European constitutional documents will replace the foundations at a national level and whether something will be lost in this transition.

Useful for European and national lawyers, academics, economists, historians, political scientists and sociologists.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Administrative law - Constitutional law - European Constitution - European Union (EU) - European law - Integration - National law - Rat

Related subjects » International, Foreign and Comparative Law - Law

Table of contents 

Lost in Translation? On the Role of National Constitutions in the European Constitutional Order.- The Integrative Function of Constitutions: A Historical Perspective.- History Decides? Lessons from the Constitutional Debates in the Frankfurt Parliament of 1848.- Europe and the Constitutional Legal Model in the Light of Political Law.- Lost in Transition? From Domestic Integration Through National Constitutions to Supranational Integration Through European Constitutionalism.- The Relationship between the European and the National Legislatures from the Perspective of Constitutional Integrity.- The Humiliation of the State as a Constitutional Tactic.- The Right Stuff? On the Transformation of the Protection of Rights.- The Constitutionality of Competition. European Internal Market Law and the Fine Line Between Markets, Public Interests, and Self-Regulation in a Changing Constitutional Setting.- The Integrity of European Criminal Law Co-Operation: The Nation State, the Individual, and the Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice.

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