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Published: 03 December 2020

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198845218

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Constituent Power in the European Union

Markus Patberg

Oxford Constitutional Theory

  • A new approach that focuses on the legitimacy of open-ended processes of constitutional politics
  • Describes public narratives around systematic models of constituent power in the EU: regional-cosmopolitan constituent power, demoi-cratic constituent power, dual constituent power, and destituent power
  • Re-orientates the debate from the question of how the supranational polity should ideally be organized to the question of who is entitled to make that decision and how

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