Designing the European Union

From Paris to Lisbon

  • Finn Laursen

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)

About this book


This book outlines the content of the main treaties that form the 'constitutional' basis of the European Union and analyses changes in these over time. The EU has expanded its policy scope and taken in many more members transferring powers to common supranational institutions in a way seen nowhere else in the world.


budget constitution desegregation Europe European Integration European Union European Union (EU) Institution Policy reform reforms

Editors and affiliations

  • Finn Laursen
    • 1
  1. 1.EU Centre of Excellence (EUCE)Dalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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