Journals Higher Education

Executive Power of the European Union

Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Deirdre Curtin

Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

  • Provides the fullest account available of the evolution and current structure of the EU's executive powers, offering an essential reference to EU lawyers
  • Examines the historical evolution of a European model of executive order, of interest to political and constitutional historians
  • Analyses the impact of the EU on the executive governance of its Member States, providing a valuable insight for domestic constitutional lawyers
  • Offers a compelling argument for a more subtle understanding of accountability at the EU level