xxxvi, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780199238583 hardback alkaline paper 0199238588 hardback alkaline paper
Oxford studies in European law.
What is the federal philosophy underlying the law-making function in the European Union? Which federal model best characterizes the European Union? This text analyses and demonstrates how the European legal order evolved from a dual federalism towards a cooperative federalist philosophy.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -380) and index.
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Federal tradition(s) and the European Union Federal philosophies and the structure of American law The decline of constitutional exclusivity The decline of legislative exclusivity Cooperative federalism constitutionalized Excursus : a foreign affairs "exception"? Conclusion : Europe's gemeinweg towards cooperative federalism.