The Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty) of 1992 for the first time introduced the concept of citizenship of the European Union. While few new rights were attached to the concept its importance lies in its symbolic value and its potential in opening up the future development of a European citizenship.
This authoritative study of European citizenship and its legal and political context illuminates the notion of a citizens' Europe. Experts examine: the political and legal nature of the European Union; the political integration process; the principle of subsidiarity; the concepts of equality and citizenship; citizenship rights including electoral and other political rights as well as social rights; the status of third-
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`An informative and authoritative study' - International Review of Administrative Sciences
`For a range of views on what Europe's constitutional development, present and furture, might mean for the Union's individual citizens, readers should turn to A Citizens' Europe' - Government and Opposition
`The 1992 Maastricht Treaty included a major step in the evolution of the notion of citizenship in the EU. Few express rights sprung into existence. Yet, this treatment addresses the symbolic value of this facet of European integration. The ten individually authored chapters thus cover the legal and political implications for the EU's evolution.... Readers and authors seeking an approach to citizenship as an important feature of organizational integration should consider this work - one of the few publications addressing this critical adjunct of EU development. It is well-edited and documented' - American Society of International Law, Interest Group on the UN Decade of International Law Newsletter
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0803975600
Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0803975600
Book Description Sage Pubns, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 256 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0803975600