Item description for Democracy and the European Union (Studies in Economic Ethics and Philosophy) by Andreas Follesdal...
The European Union is a new subject for theories of legitimacy, posing fundamental questions to the established concepts and principles of democratic theory. General compliance and popular acceptance and respect for European law is at stake. The volume addresses the main challenges of the European Union to democratic theory. The legitimacy of such transnational institutions born by political integration has so far received some but scant attention. The mere existence of the Union proves that the sovereign state cannot remain the sole focus of normative reflection. Indeed, the very conception of sovereignty is at stake. The present volume combines political science and normative political theory to offer concepts, arguments and criteria that further these debates, addressing problems of principle.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Nov 25, 1997
ISBN 3540634576 ISBN13 9783540634577
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More About Andreas Follesdal
Andreas Follesdal is Professor of Political Philosophy at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo, Norway.
Andreas Follesdal has an academic affiliation as follows - Universitetet i Oslo University of Oslo, Norway University of Oslo, No.