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Published: 19 March 2009

364 Pages


ISBN: 9780199558353

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The European Court's Political Power

Selected Essays

Karen Alter

  • Collects Karen Alter's seminal work interpreting the political influence of the ECJ, providing an accessible inroad to the views of an influential analyst
  • Places the European experience in comparative context, giving scholars of international relations and comparative politics an insight into a major example of transnational judicial politics
  • Provides a legally sophisticated analysis of the Court's development, introducing lawyers to the political factors shaping legal interpretation in Europe and beyond