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Title: Subsidiarity and Community in Europe
Author(s): SOUDAN, Yves
Journal: Ethical Perspectives
Volume: 5    Issue: 3   Date: October 1998   
Pages: 177-187
DOI: 10.2143/EP.5.3.563081

Abstract :
Subsidiarity is a key term in the development of the European Union. The word itself was unknown in the English language until recently when it was first used and immediately became a key concept in the European political discussion. Since then, everyone is using it according to their own interpretation and purpose. From the extreme left to the extreme right, from the Euro-sceptics to the Euro-enthusiasts, the term is used to justify contradictory points of view.

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