Rosas, Allan.

EU constitutional law : an introduction / Allan Rosas and Lorna Armati. - Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2010. - xvii, 260 p. ; 24 cm.

Revised table of cases inserted.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

What constitution? A rose by any other name -- An elephant that cannot be defined? What the EU is, and is not -- Who is the boss? In search of a master of the treaties -- Looking past the trees to see the wood: construing a hierarchy of norms -- Into the estuaries and up the rivers: Union law in the national legal orders of the member states -- A lot more than Brussels bureaucrats: the institutional framework -- A suprematist composition? Differentiation and flexibility -- What deficit? The EU system of democracy -- Civis Europeus Sum: the evolving concept of Union citizenship -- Taking rights more seriously? The EU system of fundamental rights -- Broadening horizons? The area of freedom, security and justice -- The internal market: liberal, social or green? An elephant trumpeting loud and clear or a gaggle of geese? EU external relations -- Covenants of no strength to secure a man at all? Issues of enforcement and control -- The elephant in the room? Concluding remarks.

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Constitutional law--European Union countries.

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