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Accountability in the European Union$
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Carol Harlow

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199245970

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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Accountability in the European Union
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Carol Harlow

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245970.003.0001

This chapter sets the background of the discussions presented in the chapters contained in this book. It presents the rationale behind the writing of the book and the specific focus of each chapter. This book aims to give accountability a proper place in the debate over European democracy and democratic deficit, dominated by the concepts of legitimacy and sovereignty. It originated as a set of lectures given at the European University Institute in Florence for the Academy of Law in July 2000, and developed around three institutional studies of legislatures, courts, and audit systems. Focus is given to the role of the European Court of Justice in building a European legal system, but also on the principles of procedural due process.

Keywords:   European Union, accountability, European Court of Justice, legal system, legitimacy, sovereignty

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