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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
A key textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of contemporary European politics, European Union: Power and policy-making 4 th edition offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the European Union policy process. Intended to advance understanding of the EU as a now mature and ongoing policy system, this book addresses the central... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book examines the democratic legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and evaluates the democratic credentials of the EU?s main decision-making procedure. It finds that though there is potential for democratic decision-making in the EU, the actual process is dominated by technocrats and secret meetings. The book assesses and discusses the conditions... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 98.99
In 2004 the European Union was enlarged with ten new member states, eight of them previously communist states in Central and Eastern Europe. This enlargement was without precedent in the history of the Union and its predecessors. It is still to be seen how well the institutions as well as the citizens of the Union are able to cope with the consequences... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Why does the EU deal with some issues but not others? This is the central question of this book dedicated to agenda-setting processes in the EU. Through a comparison of EU and US policy agendas and the analysis of four case studies in environmental and health policy, this book offers a new understanding of how policy issues come onto the EU agenda. more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 22.53
Soll die Legitimität der EU am Ideal des demokratischen Rechtsstaats gemessen werden? Viele Europaforscher behaupten: Nein! Dagegen argumentiert Daniel Gaus anhand der Diskurstheorie von Jürgen Habermas, dass der Begriff des demokratischen Rechtsstaats nicht beliebig durch andere Vorstellungen von Legitimität ersetzt werden kann. Dieser ist als normatives... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 25.24
Soll und kann die Europäische Union demokratisch sein? An welchen Demokratiestandards ist die europäische Mehrebenenpolitik zu messen? Und welche demokratischen Defizite hat die EU? Auf diese Fragen gibt Thorsten Hüller innovative und teilweise überraschende Antworten. Dazu betrachtet er insbesondere die Bemühungen der Europäischen Kommission, mithilfe... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 93.99
If one lesson emerges clearly from fifty years of European integration it is that political aims should be pursued by overtly political means, and not by roundabout economic or legal strategies. The functionalist strategy of promoting spillovers from one economic sector to another has failed to achieve a steady progress towards a federal union, as... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 67.99
Now in its fifth edition, Europe Today presents unrivaled coverage of developments in major European countries and across the region. Thoroughly revised and updated?with a new introduction and an added chapter on Spain?this is the only work that offers a sustained and unified set of both country case studies and thematic chapters on the European... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 74.90
A clear guide to current EU institutions, practices, and policies, this is also an informed insider's account of how they have emerged in their present form, with clues on future change. The mixture of analysis and history, description and prescription, works well, because the author has had a ringside seat, but retains a cool Nordic non-partisan... more...