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The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Tanja A. Börzel and Rachel A. Cichowski


This is the sixth volume in the biennial series State of the European Union, which was launched in 1991 and is produced under the auspices of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). It takes the dynamic interaction between law, politics, and society as a starting point to think critically about recent developments and future innovations in European integration and EU studies. The book provides an overview of recent key events in the EU, while illuminating how these institutional (formal legal) developments impact on ordinary individuals and EU politics. For example, it examines the Euro ... More

Keywords: decision making, enlargement, EU citizens’ rights, EU constitution, EU integration, EU Law, EU policy, EU politics, European Convention, European integration, EU, Governance, immigration reform, innovation, institutional developments, integration, law, legal developments, methodology, monetary union, political participation, politics, Research, rights, society, Teaching

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199257409
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004 DOI:10.1093/019925740X.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tanja A. Börzel, editor
Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Heidelberg
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Rachel A. Cichowski, editor
Assistant Professor of Comparative Law, University of Washington
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I EU Law and Politics: The State of the Discipline

1 Law, Politics, and Society in Europe

Rachel A. Cichowski and Tanja A. Börzel

II Structures of Governance

III EU Citizen Rights and Civil Society

IV EU Law in Action

V Innovation and Expansion

13 European Enlargement and Institutional Hypocrisy

Elena A. Iankova and Peter J. Katzenstein

VI Researching and Teaching the EU

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