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European integration: between micro-regionalism and globalism

Longo, Michael (2003) European integration: between micro-regionalism and globalism. JCMS: journal of common market studies, 41 (3). pp. 475-494. ISSN 0021-9886

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Abstract

With the Convention on the Future of the European Union (EU) now in progress, it is opportune to examine the processes and forces currently shaping the EU's constitutional development and impacting on governmental arrangements. For some time, debate on the constitutionalization of the EU has focused on whether the EU needs a constitution and, if so, what kind of constitution. It is argued that analysis of these core issues cannot be conducted in isolation from the processes and forces currently shaping the EU, chief among which are micro-regionalization, Europeanization and globalization. Moreover, a comprehensive understanding of the nature and degree of interaction between these processes and forces is required to inform theory and guide constitutional practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID6179, European Union (EU), constitution, micro-regionalism, globalism
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 350000 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
RFCD Classification > 390000 Law, Justice and Law Enforcement
FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
Depositing User: Ms Phung T Tran
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2009 14:29
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2013 04:34
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1298
DOI: 10.1111/1468-5965.00431
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