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On 1 December 2009, the Lisbon Treaty entered into force, aiming at making the EU more democratic, more transparent and more efficient. In this volume, four scholars discuss whether the Treaty has strengthened the EU during the past decade, a period marked by several crises for the European Union. With contributions from Luuk van Middelaar, R. Daniel Kelemen, Anne Thies and Eleanor Spaventa.

A decade after its entry into force, it is now time to look back and evaluate the Treaty that aimed to make the EU more democratic, more transparent and more efficient. Has the Lisbon Treaty been a success for the European Union? Has it been an effective tool to meet the political needs and challenges?

In this anthology, four scholars analyse the institutional and constitutional changes that the Lisbon Treaty has brought.

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