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Justice in the EU: The Emergence of Transnational Solidarity

Floris de Witte


In this book, Floris de Witte argues that European Union law can be understood as an instrument for the elaboration of what justice is, means, and requires on the level beyond the nation state. Approaching the question of justice from the European perspective presupposes three things: (1) it challenges us to think beyond the contractarian reflex that equates justice with political self-determination by a demos; (2) it demands that we articulate a tiered institutional and normative model, involving both the nation state and the EU, that can make sense of the new ties between individual citizens ... More

Keywords: EU law, justice, solidarity, free movement, social policy, European Court of Justice, ECJ

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198724346
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724346.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Floris de Witte, author
Assistant Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science