From the Constitution to the Lisbon Treaty
Edited by Maurizio Carbone
This book discusses the domestic politics of treaty reform in the European Union, from the failed referendums on the Constitutional Treaty held in France and the Netherlands in May-June 2005 to the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon in December 2009.
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- National Politics and European Integration From the Constitution to the Lisbon Treaty
- Chapter 1: Introduction: Understanding the Domestic Politics of Treaty Reform
- Chapter 2: The EU Reform Process: From the European Constitution to the Lisbon Treaty
- Chapter 3: France: From Rejection to Return?
- Chapter 4: Germany: From Launching the Constitutional Debate to Salvaging a Treaty
- Chapter 5: United Kingdom: Red Lines Defended
- Chapter 6: Italy: The Importance of Party Politics in Treaty Negotiations
- Chapter 7: Poland: Domestic Discord Makes for a Problematic Partner
- Chapter 8: Ireland: More Referendums Anyone?
- Chapter 9: The Benelux Countries: How Politicization Upset a Pro-integration Coalition
- Chapter 10: Spain and Portugal: Continuity and Consensus in Iberia
- Chapter 11: The Nordic Countries: Between Scepticism and Adaptation
- Chapter 12: Czech Republic and Slovakia: Party Politics and the Travails of Ratification
- Chapter 13: Conclusion: Preference Formation, Inter-state Bargaining and the Treaty of Lisbon
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