Part I:. Democratic Institutions and Practices
2. EU Enlargement and Democracy in New Member States
3. The Eastern EU Enlargement and the Janus-headed Nature of the Constitutional Treaty
4. A Problem of their Own, Solutions of their Own: CEE Jurisdictions and the Problems of Lustration and Retroactivity
5. Citizens and Foreigners in the Enlarged Europe
6. Sub-National Governance in Central and Eastern Europe: Between Transition and Europeanization
Gwendolyn Sasse, James Hughes, Claire Gordon
7. The Copenhagen Criteria and the Evolution of Popular Consent to EU Norms: From Legality to Normative Justifiability in Poland and the Czech Republic
Part II:. Constitutionalism
8. Becoming “Europeans”: The Impact of EU “Constitutionalism” on Post-Communist Pre-Modernity
9. Happy Returns to Europe? The Union’s Identity, Constitution-Making, and its Impact on the Central European Accession States
10. An Evolutionary Approach to the Constitutionalism of an Enlarged EU: Why will Cognitive and Cultural Boundaries Matter?
11. Constitutional Tolerance and EU Enlargement: The Politics of Dissent?
12. Europeanization Through Judicial Activism? The Hungarian Constitutional Court’s Legitimacy and the “Return to Europe”
Part III. The Rule of Law
14. Transformation and Integration of Legal Cultures and Discourses—Poland
15. EU Enlargement and the Constitutional Principle of Judicial Independence
16. Post-Communist Legal Orders and the Roma: Some Implications for EU Enlargement
17. A Europe of Variable Geometry: Still a Winning Model?
18. Conclusions: The Adhesion of New Member States to the European Union and the European Constitution
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