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The European Constitution and its Ratification Crisis. Constitutional Debates in the EU Member States. ZEI Discussion Papers C. 156, 2006

Authors, Numerous. (2006) The European Constitution and its Ratification Crisis. Constitutional Debates in the EU Member States. ZEI Discussion Papers C. 156, 2006. [Discussion Paper]

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    The following collection of papers examines the ratification process in each individual Member State, taking into consideration the most recent developments at the time of writing (January 2006). Furthermore, these papers discuss the position of party groups represented in the European Parliament on the Constitutional Treaty. The concise overview of the political and public debates on the Treaty, as well as the data collected on public opinion, shed light on the current state of the ratification process. The publication offers an analytical look into the constitutional moods of the 25 EU Member States and attempts to outline options for the future of the Constitutional Treaty. Table of Contents: Introduction; Constitutional Debates in Member States with a Referendum (individual chapters on Spain, France, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ireland, Denmark, Portugal, Poland, Czech Republic, Great Britain); Constitutional Debates in “old“ Member States without Referendum (individual chapters on Austria, Italy, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Sweden, Finland); Constitutional debates in “new“ Member States without Referendum (individual chapters on Lithuania, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Cyprus); Constitutional Debates among the Factions in the European Parliament (individual chapters on Party Groups in the European Parliament, European People’s Party, Party of European Socialists, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, The Greens/European Free Alliance, The European United Left – Nordic Green Left, Independence/Democracy Group, Union for Europe of the Nations); Conclusion.

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    Item Type: Discussion Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > Ireland
    Countries > Belgium
    Countries > Italy
    Countries > Denmark
    Countries > Latvia
    Countries > Estonia
    Countries > Slovakia
    Countries > Lithuania
    Countries > Finland
    Countries > Slovenia
    Countries > Luxembourg
    Countries > France
    Countries > Cyprus
    Countries > Spain
    Countries > Netherlands
    Countries > Malta
    Countries > Germany
    Countries > Sweden
    Countries > Greece
    Countries > Poland
    Countries > Hungary
    Countries > U.K.
    Countries > Portugal
    Countries > Czech Republic
    EU policies and themes > Treaty reform > Constitution for Europe
    Countries > Austria
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > University of Bonn, Center for European Integration Studies > ZEI Discussion Papers
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2008
    Page Range: p. 174
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:44
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/6828

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