New PDF release: A History of the Spanish Language (2nd ed)

By Ralph Penny

ISBN-10: 0521805872

ISBN-13: 9780521805872

This revised and increased version of Ralph Penny's authoritative textual content comprises new fabric at the nature of linguistic heritage, the idea that of global Spanish, techniques of convergence and divergence in Spanish and the English/Spanish interface. This version additionally incorporates a thesaurus of technical phrases, tips on additional analyzing and advised subject matters for dialogue.

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The Charter is already in force as a ‘political declaration’ under the Treaty of Nice (2000), and it surely makes sense to incorporate it with legally binding effect in the Constitution, if the Constitution is to be adopted at all. So one can say that the real Constitution runs to 60 main Articles, with a charter of rights that adds a further 54. Another handful of Articles in Part IV regulates the coming into force of the Constitution and the procedures for its future amendment and related matters.

The process of adopting this Constitution, if it goes forward successfully, will redeem that legitimacy deficit. By democratic means, the Union will have adopted a Constitution that enhances democracy in its own governance. This will not abolish the sui-genericity of the Union, which will remain a Union of its own kind, neither state nor superstate nor sovereign federal union, but rather the first effective marrying of democratic institutions with the principles of confederal self-government as contrasted with those of full-dress federalism.

In so far as the existing ‘functional constitution’ of the Union came into being by stealth and as a result of judicial rather than popular decisionmaking, the present Constitution lacks full democratic legitimacy. The process of adopting this Constitution, if it goes forward successfully, will redeem that legitimacy deficit. By democratic means, the Union will have adopted a Constitution that enhances democracy in its own governance. This will not abolish the sui-genericity of the Union, which will remain a Union of its own kind, neither state nor superstate nor sovereign federal union, but rather the first effective marrying of democratic institutions with the principles of confederal self-government as contrasted with those of full-dress federalism.

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