The delivery of substantive sex equality guarantees in the European Union and the United States is substantially affected by the division of powers ("competences" in European terminology) between the constituent units and the center. This Commentary compares the technical similarities and differences between the structures of competence of the federal systems of the United States and the European Union. This Commentary also briefly sketches their impact on substantive sex equality law.
Competences of the "Union" and Sex Equality: A Comparative Look at the European Union and the United States,
Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions
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