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Centre Formation in the European Union

Stefano Bartolini

in Restructuring Europe: Centre Formation, System Building, and Political Structuring between the Nation State and the European Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286430
eISBN:
9780191603242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286434.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter devotes attention to the specific features of the new centre at the European level, and focuses on the peculiarities of its institutional design. The typical centre-building features of ... More


Constructing a Supranational Constitution

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution of the European Community (EC) towards a supranational constitution is charted by combining three different perspectives. First, an examination is made of the major features of the ... More


Sex Equality

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution is charted, through adjudication, of the rules governing sex equality in European Community (EC) law. The first section, ‘The Normative Structure’, provides an overview of the Treaty of ... More


Conclusion

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The conclusion addresses certain major features of the overall course of European integration in light of the book's priorities and findings, indicating that the book has pursued two main objectives: ... More


Settling Accounts With the Past in a Troubled Transition to Democracy: The Portuguese Case

António Costa Pinto

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The military coup of 25 April 1974 in Portugal initiated the ‘third wave’ of democratic transitions in southern Europe. The transition and subsequent process of democratic consolidation evolved in ... More


European Enlargement and Institutional Hypocris y

Elena A. Iankova and Peter J. Katzenstein

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides an account of the status of the enlargement process in the EU, both in the candidate countries and in terms of institutional changes at the EU level. In particular, it argues that European ... More


European Integration and the Legal System

Alec Stone Sweet

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Assesses the interaction between developments in EU law and the politics of integration, and is primarily concerned with the impacts of the courts on the evolution of EU institutions (rules and ... More


The Evolution of Europe's Transnational Political Parties in the Era of European Citizenship

Stephen Day and Jo Shaw

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the constitutionalization of transnational political parties in the EU, with particular attention to the question of whether this new organizational form (federations of national parties) ... More


Protecting Rights

Alec Stone Sweet

in Governing with Judges: Constitutional Politics in Europe

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198297710
eISBN:
9780191601095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297718.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conceptualizing human rights protection as an extended social process highlights the centrality of constitutional decision‐making as a general mode of governance. Thus, a great range of outcomes can ... More


Chartering Europe

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

The EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights is a means to secure the interests and the diverse values of the citizens of Europe. It denotes the EU as a union of citizens and not merely as a common market. ... More


Introduction

Shawn Donnelly

in The Regimes of European Integration: Constructing Governance of the Single Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579402
eISBN:
9780191723087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579402.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the reader to the development of policy‐specific regimes as small‐c constitutionalization of the EU by policy area. It sets out the initial assumptions that norms and ... More


Theorizing the origins of bills of rights

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first part of this chapter explores in detail the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) explanation of bill of rights genesis in internally stable, advanced democracies. It argues that, as a ... More


The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Modern constitutions are relatively recent instruments of rule and are closely associated with the formation of national states from the eighteenth century onwards. So what is this term doing in ... More


The Constitutionalization of Property: Some Final Thoughts

Laura S. Underkuffler

in The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199254187
eISBN:
9780191698224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254187.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter argues that the attempt to constitutionalize property rights seems inappropriate in view of the special need to question and change the physical resource allocations that property rights ... More


The Constitutionalization of International Law

Jan Klabbers, Anne Peters, and Geir Ulfstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199543427
eISBN:
9780191720475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Constitutional issues have century-long traditions at the national level. The relevance of constitutional questions at the international level has, however, been the subject of much debate in recent ... More


The Constitution of the Criminal Law

R.A. Duff, Lindsay Farmer, S.E. Marshall, Massimo Renzo, and Victor Tadros (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673872
eISBN:
9780191752032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673872.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This third book in the Criminalization series examines the constitutionalization of criminal law. It considers how the criminal law is constituted through the political processes of the state; how ... More


The Promise and Perils of Postnational Constitutionalism

Nico Krisch

in Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199228317
eISBN:
9780191594793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228317.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Chapter 2 analyses the legacy of constitutionalism for politics and law beyond the state. It retraces the different modes in which constitutionalism has been conceptualized in regional and global ... More


Competition Law in Europe: The Challenge of a Network Constitution

Imelda Maher and Oana Ştefan

in The Regulatory State: Constitutional Implications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593170
eISBN:
9780191595660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593170.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the late 1990s the European Commission set out on the most radical transformation of the enforcement of European competition law in forty years. The highly centralized enforcement regime where ... More


Conclusions

Anne Peters

in The Constitutionalization of International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199543427
eISBN:
9780191720475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543427.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the pros and cons of the constitutionalist paradigm. Critics of global constitutionalism doubt the empirical reality of the phenomenon called constitutionalization, call into ... More


The Principle of Loyalty in EU Law

Marcus Klamert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683123
eISBN:
9780191763182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683123.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The book offers the first treatment in English to provide a thorough examination of the legal duties falling under the principle of loyalty in EU public law. Despite its seemingly innocuous wording, ... More


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