Constitutional principles / Armin von Bogdandy Federalism and democracy / Stefan Oeter National constitutional law relating to the European Union / Christoph Grabenwarter The constitutional role of multilateral treaty systems / Robert Uerpmann-Wittzack Pouvoir constituant constitution constitutionalisation / Christoph Möllers The political institutions / Philipp Dann The European constitution and the courts / Franz C. Mayer The vertical order of competences / Armin von Bogdandy and Jürgen Bast Legal instruments / Jürgen Bast Soft institutions / Antje Wiener Union citizenship / Stefan Kadelbach Fundamental rights / Jürgen Kühling Fundamental freedoms / Thorsten Kingreen The economic constitution / Armin Hatje Competition law as part of the European constitution / Josef Drexl The European Union between community and national policies and legal orders / Ulrich Everling On finality / Ulrich Haltern The legal structure of the European Union as a union of states / Paul Kirchhof The advantages of the European constitution a German perspective / Manfred Zuleeg.
This volume presents European constitutional law not as a theoretical construct but as binding law. While politicians wrestle with the Constitutional Treaty, this volume presents European constitutional law as it stands, setting out its theoretical and doctrinal fundamentals from the perspective of German-speaking scholarship.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.