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Policy-making processes and the European Constitution, a comparative study of member states and accession countries, edited by Thomas Konig and Simon Hug

This new volume presents a wealth of fresh data documenting and analyzing the different positions taken by governments in the development of the European Constitution. It examines how such decisions have substantial effects on the sovereignty of nation states and on the lives of citizens, independent of the ratification of a constitution. Few efforts have been made to document constitution building in a systematic and comparative manner, including the different steps and stages of this process. This book examines European Constitution-building by tracing the two-level policy formatio
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; About the contributors; Series editor's preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The European Convention and the Rome and Brussels IGCs: A veto players analysis; 2 The European Convention: Consensus without unity?; 3 Austria: The coordination of the national position regarding the constitution; 4 Belgium, the Convention and the IGC: Consensus and coalition politics; 5 Cyprus: Under the shadow of the inter-communal conflict; 6 The Czech Republic: Sitting on the fence
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non fiction
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1 online resource (330 p.)
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