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What constitution? A rose by any other name An elephant that cannot be defined? What the EU is, and is not Who is the boss? In search of a master of the treaties Looking past the trees to see the wood: construing a hierarchy of norms Into the estuaries and up the rivers: Union law in the national legal orders of the member states A lot more than Brussels bureaucrats: the institutional framework A suprematist composition? Differentiation and flexibility What deficit? The EU system of democracy Civis Europeus Sum: the evolving concept of Union citizenship Taking rights more seriously? The EU system of fundamental rights Broadening horizons? The area of freedom, security and justice The internal market: liberal, social or green? An elephant trumpeting loud and clear or a gaggle of geese? EU external relations Covenants of no strength to secure a man at all? Issues of enforcement and control The elephant in the room? Concluding remarks.