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20 February 2015

Wind: Why Majoritarian Democracies Are More Anti-European

MARLENE WIND, WHY MAJORITARIAN DEMOCRACIES ARE MORE ANTI-EUROPEAN

Professor Marlene Wind gave the lecture "Why Majoritarian Democracies Are More Anti-European" as part of the CEUR and CEU lecture series Frontiers of Democracy in Budapest, Hungary.

Why are Nordic countries generally more hesitant when it comes to making use of preliminary ruling procedures in the European Union? This is the question professor Marlene Wind's latest research sets out to answer and the conclusion lies in the intersection between legal/political cultures and a majoritarian concept of democracy, which differs from the constitutional democracy.

Wind's results were presented as part of the Center for European Union Research and Central European University's Frontiers of Democracy Lecture Series under the headline "Why Majoritarian Democracies Are More Anti-European" on February 19th.

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