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Jean Monnet and the `democratic deficit' in the European Union

Featherstone, Kevin (1994) Jean Monnet and the `democratic deficit' in the European Union. Journal of Common Market Studies, 32 (2). pp. 149-170. ISSN 0021-9886

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Relates the philosophy of economist Jean Monnet vis-a-vis his role in the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), which formed the basis of the European Community (EC) Commission. Reevaluation of Monnet's legacy; Criticism of Commission as part of attack on Maastricht Treaty; Details of Monnet Plan; Monnet and the birth of the High Authority; Capacity to exert political leadership.

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Additional Information: © 1994 Blackwell Publishing
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D901 Europe (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Research centres and groups > Hellenic Observatory
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2009 09:51

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