The European Constitutional Settlement

@article{Moravcsik2008TheEC,
  title={The European Constitutional Settlement},
  author={A. Moravcsik},
  journal={PSN: Europe \& Eurasia (Comparative) (Topic)},
  year={2008}
}
  • A. Moravcsik
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • PSN: Europe & Eurasia (Comparative) (Topic)
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