Jean Monnet Center at NYU School of Law

What Kind of Constitution for What Kind of Polity?

-Responses to Joschka Fischer-

C. Joerges, Y. Mény and J.H.H. Weiler (eds.)

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Table of Contents



The Fischer Debate - The Bright Side, Christian Joerges, Yves Mény, J.H.H. Weiler

The Speech

Speech by Joschka Fischer at the Humboldt University in Berlin, 12 May 2000


1. Tanja A. Börzel and Thomas Risse,
-Who Is Afraid of a European Federation? How to Constitutionalize a Multi-Level Governance System
2. Klaus von Beyme,
-Fischers Griff nach einer europäischen Verfassung / Fischer's move towards a European Constitution
3. Charles Leben,
-Fédération d'Etats-nations ou Etat fédéral? / A Federation of Nation States or a Federal State?
4. Giuliano Amato,
-Un coeur fort pour l'Europe / A strong heart for Europe
5. Agustín José Menéndez,
-Another View of the Democratic Deficit: No Taxation without Representation
6. Helen Wallace,
-Possible Futures for The European Union: A British Reaction
7. Jan Zielonka,
-Enlargement and the Finality of European Integration
8. Johan P. Olsen,
-How, then, does one get there?
9. Iulia Motoc,
-Europe and its teleology: Is there a Central-Eastern Vision?
10. Renaud Dehousse,
-Rediscovering Functionalism
11. M. Rainer Lepsius,
-Die Europäische Union als Herrschaftsverband eigener Prägung / The European Union as a sovereignty association of a special nature
12. Dietmar Nickel,
-Maintaining and Improving the Institutional Capacities of the Enlarged European Union
13. Katharina Holzinger und Christoph Knill, New
-Eine Verfassung für die Europäische Föderation. Kontinuierliche Weiterentwicklung des Erreichten / A Constitution for the European Federation: A Steady Development of Existing Achievements
14. Jürgen Habermas, New
-Intervista di Habermas: Sì, voglio una Costituzione per l'Europa federale


The Fischer Debate - The Dark Side, J.H.H. Weiler





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