Political Theory and the European Union: Legitimacy, Constitutional Choice and Citizenship


The contributors to this book examine the issues of constitutional choice that face the governments and citizens of today's Europe. Divided into three sections this study addresses: questions of political legitimacy and the meaning of democratic deficit in the EU; the reality of what institutional reforms and decision making processes are possible; and the rights of citizenship and values that should be protected.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Michael Nentwich
  • Albert Weale
  • David Beetham
  • Christopher
  • Andreas Føllesdal
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1998


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