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Book Review: European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon , edited by Dagmar Schiek, Ulrike Liebert & Hildegard Schneider. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Book Review: European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon , edited... EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW Dagmar Schiek, Ulrike Liebert & Hildegard Schneider (eds.) European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011) 352 pp., ISBN 9781107006812, GBP 65, USD 110 (hb). European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon, edited by Dagmar Schiek, Ulrike Liebert and Hildegard Schneider, examines perceived tensions between the economic and social dimensions of European integration (p. xi).This edited collection seeks to challenge the perception of these dimensions as being incompatible and explores ways of reconciling these two sets of values within the EU's multilayered forms of governance. The book has its origins in a project funded by the European Commission and Leeds University, which established in 2008 a Jean Monnet Multilateral Research Groups tasked with exploring, from an interdisciplinary perspective, European economic and social constitutionalism in a multilevel polity (p. xi). The interdisciplinary nature of this project provides this book with a particular strength, as this collection of essays reflects on debates ranging across legal studies, political studies and sociology (p. 5). The book provides a very useful analysis of the correlation between the economic and social dimensions of European integration, understood as `a succession of dynamic http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Public Law Kluwer Law International

Book Review: European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon , edited by Dagmar Schiek, Ulrike Liebert & Hildegard Schneider. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)

European Public Law , Volume 19 (4) – Dec 1, 2013

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EUROPEAN PUBLIC LAW Dagmar Schiek, Ulrike Liebert & Hildegard Schneider (eds.) European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011) 352 pp., ISBN 9781107006812, GBP 65, USD 110 (hb). European Economic and Social Constitutionalism after the Treaty of Lisbon, edited by Dagmar Schiek, Ulrike Liebert and Hildegard Schneider, examines perceived tensions between the economic and social dimensions of European integration (p. xi).This edited collection seeks to challenge the perception of these dimensions as being incompatible and explores ways of reconciling these two sets of values within the EU's multilayered forms of governance. The book has its origins in a project funded by the European Commission and Leeds University, which established in 2008 a Jean Monnet Multilateral Research Groups tasked with exploring, from an interdisciplinary perspective, European economic and social constitutionalism in a multilevel polity (p. xi). The interdisciplinary nature of this project provides this book with a particular strength, as this collection of essays reflects on debates ranging across legal studies, political studies and sociology (p. 5). The book provides a very useful analysis of the correlation between the economic and social dimensions of European integration, understood as `a succession of dynamic

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