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Brexit and the Future of the European Union: The Case for Constitutional Reforms

Federico Fabbrini


This book examines how the European Union has changed during Brexit and because of Brexit, while also reflecting on the developments of the EU besides Brexit and beyond Brexit. It argues that the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU—the first ever case of disintegration since the start of the European integration process—creates an urgent need to reform the EU. In fact, while the EU institutions and its Member States have remained united in their negotiations vis-à-vis the UK, Brexit has created transitional problems for the EU, and exposed other serious fissures in its system of gover ... More

Keywords: Brexit, future of Europe, treaty reform, withdrawal, Conference on the Future of Europe

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198871262
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198871262.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Federico Fabbrini, author
Full Professor of European Law, School of Law & Government of DCU