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How to democratize Europe / Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste, Antoine Vauchez.

Author/creator Hennette-Vauchez, Stéphanie author.
Other author/creatorPiketty, Thomas, 1971- author.
Other author/creatorSacriste, Guillaume, 1972- author.
Other author/creatorVauchez, Antoine, author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
Descriptionpages cm
Subject(s)
Uniform titlePour un traité de démocratisation de l'Europe. English
Contents Part One. Another Europe is possible: The euro-ization of Europe: the extramural rise of the government of the euro / Guillaume Sacriste and Antoine Vauchez -- On the legal feasibility of a treaty to democratize the governance of the euro area -- What would the parliamentary assembly of the euro area look like? -- What to do if some member states reject the proposed treaty? -- Part Two. Draft treaty on the democratization of the governance of the euro area (T-Dem ): Explanatory statement -- Draft treaty on the democratization of the governance of the euro area (T-Dem ) -- Part Three. Debate now!: Europe's constituent moment / Jeremy Adelman and Anne-Laure Delatte -- Ten thoughts on the treaty democratizing the euro area (T-Dem) / Paul Magnette -- For a democratization of Eurozone governance / Kalypso Nicolaidis -- The European parliament is the parliament of the euro area / Pierre Moscovici -- A Eurozone congress / Luuk van Middelaar and Vestert Borger -- The economy is a polity: implications for the new modes of economic governance in the EU / Christian Joerges -- In search of lost sovereignty / Iphigenie Kamtsidou -- Reconciling democratic sovereignty with economic and monetary integration: T-Dem in dialogue with the German constitutional court / Ulrike Liebert -- Citizen-based paths of democratization for the EU without new treaty making / Rui Tavares -- Part Four. Rejoinders: T-Dem: why? how? -- European parliamentary sovereignty on the shoulders of national parliamentary sovereignties -- Europeanizing politics, politicizing Europe -- Manifesto for the democratization of Europe / Manon Bouju, Lucas Chancel, Anne-Laure Delatte, Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste, Antoine Vauchez.
Abstract The European Union has long suffered from a lack of democratic accountability. In the past decade, the problem has become particularly acute in the economic management of the Eurozone, the 19 countries of the E.U. that use the Euro (nine members don't). At present, the central institution for management of the Eurozone is the Eurogroup, an informal body led by national finance ministers who report neither to the European Parliament nor to national parliaments but coordinate their activities with the Troika, that is, the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Council. Critics accuse the Eurogroup both of lack of transparency and of consistently putting the interests of the rich northwest ahead of the interests of poorer and smaller nations in the east and south. In How to Democratize Europe, four distinguished French scholars describe the diverse problems of the Eurozone and propose a treaty that would establish a parliament for economic policy consisting of selected members of national parliaments. Various contributors then respond to the proposal with support, criticism, or ideas for alternatives.-- Provided by publisher.
General noteIncludes index.
Translation ofTranslation of: Hennette-Vauchez, Stéphanie. Pour un traité de démocratisation de l'Europe. Paris : Éditions du Seuil, [2017] 9782021372755
LCCN 2019000529
ISBN9780674988088
ISBN0674988086

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