Europe's self-imposed deadline of 31 December 1992 for the completion of its internal market has passed. Thanks to the Single European Act (SEA), the process of European integration was given a new momentum and the European Community (EC) began to acquire a new institutional configuration. Most of the 282 directives anticipated by the SEA were subsequently drafted by the Commission and approved by the Council of Ministers. Only fifty or so did not make it through the process on schedule and, admittedly, some of these dealt with quite controversial matters. At the level of transposition, or the conversion of EC directives into national law, progress was ...
Examining the Present Euro-Polity with the Help of Past Theories
Examining the present Euro-polity with the help of past theories