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The European Constitution

Jeffrey S. Lantis

in The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535019
eISBN:
9780191715952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535019.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe (or European Constitution) provided a plan for deepening European integration with a centralization of power in Brussels. Supporters believed that it ... More


Europe as Empire: The Nature of the Enlarged European Union

Jan Zielonka

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199292219
eISBN:
9780191603754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199292213.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book seeks to comprehend the evolving nature of the European Union following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the failure of the European Constitution. Its prime focus is the last wave of ... More


Campaign Dynamics in the Referendums on the European Constitution

Sara Binzer Hobolt

in Europe in Question: Referendums on European Integration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199549948
eISBN:
9780191720451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549948.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter explores the perhaps most significant votes on Europe so far: the referendums on the European Constitutional Treaty in 2005. The chapter examines the two failed referendums in France and ... More


Postscript

James D. Savage

in Making the EMU: The Politics of Budgetary Surveillance and the Enforcement of Maastricht

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238699
eISBN:
9780191696770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

This chapter considers the question of whether the Maastricht Treaty's surveillance process is sustainable despite member state noncompliant behaviour. The EU's answer to this question is one of ... More


Visions of European Unity since 1945: ELIE KEDOURIE MEMORIAL LECTURE

NOëL O’SULLIVAN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about visions of European unity since 1945 delivered by the author at the 2007 Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses ... More


Social and Labour Rights under the EU Constitution

Brian Bercusson

in Social Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199287994
eISBN:
9780191700477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287994.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter addresses the recurrent question of justiciability, and, relatedly, indivisibility, tackling the question of social rights under the new, although now ill-fated European Union ... More


Voting by the people: the referendums on the European Constitution

Matt Qvortrup

in The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines citizenship engagement, looking at a case study of the 2005 referendums on the European Constitution in Spain, France, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. It presents an analysis of ... More


The Fundamentals of EU Law Revisited: Assessing the Impact of the Constitutional Debate

Catherine Barnard (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199226221
eISBN:
9780191696206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226221.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

With the rejection of the Constitutional Treaty in French and Dutch referenda, the European Union received a severe blow. This precipitated a period of reflection and soul searching. How far should ... More


Decisions to hold referendums in the UK

Matt Qvortrup

in The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While support for increased participation is a constant theme in the political rhetoric of the elites, decisions to submit more issues to the voters do not always live up to their idealistic billing. ... More


Contracting and Founding in Times of Conflict

Charlotte Girard

in Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314346.012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The question of the emergence of a common world out of a diverse set of founding assumptions — and the question of what sort of world it can be — is crucial in the context of pronounced regional ... More


France: defending our model

Bruno Palier and Luana Petrescu

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

On May 29, 2005, more than fifty per cent of French voters voted against the European Constitution. However, this French move against the EU Constitution appears to have been less against Europe in ... More


Jurisdiction of the New UK Supreme Court

Mary Arden

in Human Rights and European Law: Building New Legal Orders

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728573
eISBN:
9780191795411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728573.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

Written at a time when the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 setting up the new Supreme Court of the United Kingdom was still before Parliament, this chapter explores two questions regarding the ... More


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