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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; Introduction European constitutionalism beyond the state; 1 In defence of the status quo: Europe's constitutional Sonderweg; 2 Postnational constitutionalism and the problem of translation; 3 The unfinished constitution of the European Union: principles, processes and culture; 4 Europe and the constitution: what if this is as good as it gets?; 5 The European Union as a polycentric polity: returning to a neo-medieval Europe?; 6 Beyond representative democracy: constitutionalism in a polycentric polity. Leading scholars of European constitutionalism highlight different facets of the new constitutional discussion. This book delineates new ways of thinking about the future of Europe. This book will appeal to anyone interested in the timely subject of constitutionalism including students and practitioners of law, politics and philosophy.