Constitutional Politics in the European Union: The Convention Moment and Its Aftermath by Emanuela Lombardo, Nieves Perez-Solorzano, Miriam Aziz, Chris Longman, Dario Castiglione, Justus Schonlau (Hardback, 2007)
This volume examines the 'Convention on the Future of Europe' as a moment of European constitutional politics. It discusses the contested nature of constitutional politics in the EU, and how the Convention dealt with these issues. The book also assesses the Convention's aftermath.
DARIO CASTIGLIONE teaches Political Theory at the University of Exeter, UK. His publications comprise co-edited volumes on The Culture of Toleration in Diverse Societies (2003), Making European Citizens (2006), and The Language Question in Europe and Diverse Societies (2007). JUSTUS SCHONLAU is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, UK. His publications include Drafting the EU Charter (2005), as well as articles on the Charter and Constitutional Conventions, on fundamental rights in the EU and European political parties in journals and edited volumes. CHRIS LONGMAN is Deputy Director of the Centre for European Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. He is co-editor of The Language Question in Europe and Diverse Societies (2007). EMANUELA LOMBARDO is Ramon y Cajal Researcher at the Complutense University, Madrid, Spain. She has published articles in numerous journals and collective volumes, and is the author of The Europeanisation of Spanish Gender Equality Policy (2004). NIEVES PEREZ-SOLORZANO BORRAGAN is Lecturer in European Politics in the Politics Department at the University of Bristol, Secretary of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) and a member of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. MIRIAM AZIZ is Associate Professor in European and Comparative Administrative Law at the University of Siena, Italy. She has published numerous articles on European Law and is the author of The Impact of European Rights on National Legal Cultures (2004).