The Treaty of Lisbon

Origins and Negotiation

  • David Phinnemore

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. David Phinnemore
    Pages 1-15
  3. David Phinnemore
    Pages 133-147
  4. David Phinnemore
    Pages 148-177
  5. David Phinnemore
    Pages 178-210
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 229-306

About this book


Detailed and comprehensive analysis of how the Treaty of Lisbon emerged in 2007 this book explores the role played by the German Council Presidency and the EU's institutional actors in securing agreement among the leaders of member states on an intergovernmental conference as well as a new treaty text to replace the rejected Constitutional Treaty.


constitution European Union (EU) Government Institution

Authors and affiliations

  • David Phinnemore
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen’s University BelfastUK

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