Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Political Theory and the European Constitution by Lynn Dobson

In June 2003, the Convention on the Future of Europe released what may become the Constitution of the European Union. This timely volume provides one of the first critical assessments of the draft Constitution from the vantage point of political theory. The work combines detailed institutional analysis with normative political theory, bringing theoretical analysis to bear on the pressing issues of institutional design answered - or bypassed - by the draft Constitution. It addresses several themes that play out differently in federal arrangements than in unitary political orders: * European values, especially the legitimate role of alleged common values * liberty and powers - how does the draft Constitution address competing normative preferences? * the European interest: the noble words regarding common European objectives and values are often muddled or conflated, different actors intending quite different things. Several chapters contribute to clarifying the different senses of these terms.

Buy Political Theory and the European Constitution by Lynn Dobson from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780415340670
ISBN-10: 0415340675
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Pages: 244
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Political Theory and the European Constitution by Lynn Dobson

Book Reviews - Political Theory and the European Constitution by Lynn Dobson

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Political Theory and the European Constitution book by Lynn Dobson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Lynn Dobson

Lynn Dobson is Lecturer in European and International Politics at the University of Edinburgh Andreas Follesdal is Research Professor at ARENA - Advanced Research on the Europeanisation of the Nation-State - at the Research Council of Norway, and Professor at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Books By Lynn Dobson

Supranational Citizenship by Lynn Dobson
Paperback, May 2012
$33.29