The ecu Union - a supranational approach with its personal institutional features and autonomy - has a constitution and practical common sense that are extra just like these of the U.S. than these of eu country states. but, typically, the european and the U.S. are usually analyzed extra as capability geopolitical and monetary opponents or allies than in comparison as institutional friends.

By bringing jointly essentially the most influential political scientists and historians to check the eu and American reviews of federalism, Democracy and Federalism within the ecu Union and the United States explores the long run improvement, and seeks a greater knowing, of a post-national eu Union democracy. This ebook includes 3 center components:

  • how the european has constructed and the results of the method of ecu federalization
  • the beneficial properties of yank federalism, tracing the highbrow debate that resulted in the approval of the yank federal structure in 1787
  • the way forward for eu Union.

This is vital interpreting for all scholars of ecu politics, democracy and foreign relations.

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