Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
xvi, 352 pages ; 25 cm.
Oxford constitutional theory.
Formatted Contents Note
Achievement of constitutionalism and its prospects in a changed world /Dieter Grimm Disconnecting constitutions from statehood : is global constitutionalism a viable concept? /Ulrich K. Preuss What is constitutionalism? /Martin Loughlin European governance : governing with or without the state? /Tanja A. Börzel Legitimacy in the multi-level European polity /Fritz W. Scharpf Constitutionalism and representation : European parliamentarism in the Treaty of Lisbon /Sonja Puntscher Riekmann More law, less democracy? : democracy and transnational constitutionalism /Petra Dobner On constitutional membership /Marcus Llanque Constitutionalism and democracy in the world society /Hauke Brunkhorst Best of times and the worst of times : between constitutional triumphalism and nostalgia /Mattias Kumm In defence of "constitution" /Rainer Wahl Global administrative law and the constitutional ambition /Nico Krisch Administration without sovereignty /Alexander Somek Beyond the holistic constitution? /Neil Walker Morphogenesis of constitutionalism /Riccardo Prandini Fragmented foundations : societal constitutionalism beyond the nation state /Gunter Teubner.
The essays gathered in this collection explore the effects of recent changes on two of the main building blocks of constitutionalism, statehood and democracy. It also looks at movements to overcome statehood in the EU and considers possible transformations to, or substitutes for statehood -- Source other than Library of Congress.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.