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The limited modesty of subsidiarity

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This paper provides an account of the European principle of subsidiarity that presents it as a principle of democratic structuring: engaging both with the allocation of powers to existing democratic institutions and with the creation of new democratic institutions. In the process of discussing the European principle, a contrast is drawn with the Catholic principle of subsidiarity and with the rival doctrine of national self-determination. It is argued that the European principle is a central ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Trinity College
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
European Law Journal Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
308-325
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1468-0386
ISSN:
1351-5993
URN:
uuid:8a69587e-309f-4ebb-a999-ef4365da8390
Local pid:
ora:3646
Language:
English
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