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Published: 14 April 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198759072

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Europe's Functional Constitution

A Theory of Constitutionalism Beyond the State

Turkuler Isiksel

Oxford Constitutional Theory

  • Reviews and updates the idea of constitutionalism in light of the European Union's legal system
  • Bridges the gap between political theory and empirical political science approaches to constitutional design by offering a new model of constitutional rule
  • Underscores the relevance of political theory in the realm of global governance, and vice versa
  • Examines recent EU treaty changes and contemporary developments, including the financial crisis
  • Provides a useful overview for graduate students and researchers with a critical assessment of EU freedom of movement and citizenship law