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Assessing the legitimacy of European treaty revisions

By Thomas Risse and Mareike Kleine

Abstract

How legitimate are the EU's treaty revision procedures, that is, IGCs and the Convention? Since the rejection of the Constitutional Treaty the recurrence to intergovernmental procedures appears as one way out of the current dilemma. We argue instead that the Convention method is not to blame for the current crisis. On the contrary, it increases the legitimacy of EU constitutionalization considerably

Topics: JN Political institutions (Europe)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell in association with UACES, the University Association for Contemporary European Studies
Year: 2007
DOI identifier: 10.1111/j.1468-5965.2007.00703.x
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:33422
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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