Readership: The book will be of interest to anyone working in the field of what is now known as 'European Studies', . This including scholars and academics working on Europe, regardless of their discipline. The book will also be of interest to policy-makers in the political world, journalists and the general reader.
Edited by Anthony Arnull, Professor of European Law and Director of the Institute of European Law, University of Birmingham, and Daniel Wincott, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Birmingham
"... will interest academics, students, policy makers, journalists and anyone concerned with the development of the European Union." - KnowEurope
Foreword by the Rt Hon Christopher Patten, Member, European Commission
List of contributors
List of abbreviations
Part I: Institutions and Decision-making
2: Alan Dashwood: Issues of Decision-making in the European Union after Nice
3: Adrian Hyde-Price: Decision-making under the Second Pillar
4: Jörg Monar: Decision-Making in the Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice
5: Peter Dyrberg: Accountability and Legitimacy: What is the Contribution of Transparency?
6: John A Usher: Enhanced Cooperation or Flexibility in the Post-Nice Era
7: Anand Menon and Stephen Weatherill: Legitimacy, Accountability, and Delegation in the European Union
8: Laurence W Gormley: The Judicial Architecture of the European Union after Nice
9: Fabian Amtenbrink: On the Legitimacy and Democratic Accountability of the European Central Bank: Legal Arrangements and Practical Experiences
Part II: Constitutionalism and the Future of Europe
10: Frank Vibert: The case for a Constitution for the Union
11: Sophie Boyron: Drafting a Constitution for Europe: a Case of Too Many "Borders"?
12: Gráinne de Búrca and Bruno de Witte: The Delimitation of Powers Between the EU and its Member States
13: Nanette Neuwahl and Steven Wheatley: The EU and Democracy - Lawful and Legitimate Intervention in the Domestic Affairs of States?
14: Anthony Arnull: The Rule of Law in the European Union
Part III: Fundamental Rights and Social Rights
15: Jeremy McBride: Protecting Fundamental Rights in Europe: a Legal Analysis
16: FG Jacobs: The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
17: Evelyn Ellis: The Principle of Non-Discrimination in the Post-Nice Era
18: Lothar Funk: Protecting Fundamental Rights and Social Rights: An Economic Analysis
Part IV: New Governance and the European Union
19: Erika Szyszczak: Social Policy in the Post-Nice Era
20: Ronald L Martin: EMU and Enlargement: Twin Threats to European Regional Cohesion?
21: Andy W Mullineux and Cillian Ryan: EMU and the Lisbon Goals in an Enlarged European Union
22: Daniel Wincott: The Governance White Paper, the Commission, and the Search for Legitimacy
Part V: Enlargement and the Movement of People
23: Christophe Hillion: The Enlargement of the European Union: A Legal Analysis
24: Brigid Fowler: Legitimacy and Accountability in the EU Enlargement: Political Perspectives from the Candidate States
25: Julian Lonbay: Free Movement of Persons in the European Union: The Legal Framework
26: Judy Batt: Managing the EU's New External Border
27: Fiorella Dell'Olio: Immigration after Nice: From 'Zero Immigration' to Market Necessity
28: Daniel Wincott: National States, European Union, and Changing Dynamics in the Quest for Legitimacy