Nettsider med emneord « constitution building»

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Assessing the attempts to forge a Constitution for Europe, this article focuses on the incorporation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights. While clearly legitimate to a post-national democracy and the idea of a constitution, rights should nevertheless be right in the sense of resting on a popular-discursive consensus.

ARENA Working Paper 17/2003 (pdf)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper assesses the preliminary achievements as well as the potential of the Convention installed to draw a framework for the future of the European Union.

ARENA Working Paper 04/2003 (pdf)

Ben Crum

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper examines challenges and opportunities linked to democratisaton by constitutionalisation, drawing parrallels between the emerging European polity and experience from comparable entities such as Canada.

ARENA Working Paper 10/2006 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

What kind of democracy is required to mend the EU's legitimacy deficit? This paper discusses the merits of different models of deliberative democracy, looking in particular on the criteria for legitimate constitutional discourse.

ARENA Working Paper 08/2006 (pdf)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Does the process towards an EU constitution amount to Europe's constitutional moment? This paper discusses the Convention and ensuing debates in the light of normative political theory.

ARENA Working Paper 18/2005 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum and Agustín José Menéndez

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This article discusses whether deliberation and decision-making on the constitutional norms of the EU can contribute to render it more democratic. Observing the procedural changes to constitution-making introduced with Laeken (notably the Convention), it is argued in the paper that such changes have made some progress towards rectifying the Union's legitimacy deficit.

ARENA Working Paper 13/2005 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum & Agustín José Menéndez

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper seeks to clarify the empirical and normative contents of juridifaction by drawing a line between five analytical dimensions of the term.

ARENA Working Paper 14/2005 (pdf)

Lars Chr. Blichner and Anders Molander