A companion to European Union law and international law / Edited by Dennis Patterson and Anna Södersten.
Contributor(s): Patterson, Dennis M. (Dennis Michael) [editor.] | Södersten, Anna [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119037613 (epub); 1119037611 (epub); 9781119037651 (pdf); 1119037654 (pdf); 9781119037712; 1119037719.Subject(s): Law -- European Union countries | International law | International law | Law | Europe -- European Union countries | LAW / InternationalGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to European Union law and international lawDDC classification: 341.242/2 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Title Page ; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; Part I International Law and EU Law; Chapter 1 Sui Generis? The European Union as an International Organization; Introduction; Defining International Organizations; Functionalism in International Institutional Law; The Rules of Attraction; The European Union; By Way of Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 2 The Nature of International Law; Kelsen; Hart; Dworkin; The Status of International Law; Notes ; References; Chapter 3 The Development of European Integration and EU Constitutional Reform
The Schuman Plan and the Establishment of the European Coal and Steel CommunityThe Failure of the Proposed European Defence and Political Communities; The Spaak Report and the Two Treaties of Rome 1957; Political Stagnation, Legal Transformation; The Single European Act; The Treaty on European Union; The Challenge of Enlargement; The Treaty of Amsterdam; The Treaty of Nice; Enlargement from Fifteen to Twenty-Eight (Plus ...) ; The Treaty Establishing a Constitution for Europe; The Treaty of Lisbon; Yet Further Treaty Reform ...; Notes; References
Chapter 4 The Relationship between EU Law and International LawIntroduction; The European Union within the Legal Framework of International Law: Embeddedness; Status and Effect of International Law in the EU Legal Order: General Approach; Customary International Law; International Treaties; The Hierarchy of International Law within the EU Legal Order; Consistent (or Harmonious) Interpretation; Conclusions: A More Restrictive Approach of the EU Legal Order; Notes; References; Chapter 5 The Effect of EU Law ; Introduction; Direct Effect and Primacy; Direct Effect and Union Acts
The Principle of State LiabilityThe Reaction of the National Courts; Conclusion; Notes; References; Part II EU Political Institutions and Decision Making; Chapter 6 EU Competences; Lisbon Treaty; Notes; References; Chapter 7 The Decision-Making Process ; Introduction; The Evolution of the EU Decision-Making Process: Institutional Balance and Policy-Related Variation ; Legislative Decision Making; Administrative Rule Making; Other Forms of Decision Making; Notes; References; Chapter 8 The European Union and Executive Power; Bits and Pieces; The "Normalized" Executive
The "In-Between" Executive The "Dominant" Executive; Non-EU Executive Constructions ; Beyond Accountability?; Notes; References; Chapter 9 New Modes of Governance; Introduction; What are "New Modes of Governance" and What is their Relationship to EU Law?; The Normative Debate: Strengths and Opportunities; The Normative Debate: Weaknesses and Pitfalls; Decline or Reemergence? New Modes of Governance and the Euro Crisis; Notes; References; Chapter 10 The European Union and Democracy; Introduction; Contending Conceptions of Democracy in Europe; The European Union's Democratic Deficit