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The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Tanja A. Börzel and Rachel A. Cichowski (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This is the sixth volume in the biennial series State of the European Union, which was launched in 1991 and is produced under the auspices of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). It takes ... More


What Creed in Europe?

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This concluding chapter reviews the overall predicaments of the European dilemma as the EU faces the dual challenge of national-ethnic diversity and social crisis. It focuses on the issues of ... More


The EU Rights Revolution: Adversarial Legalism and European Integration

R. Daniel Kelemen

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the impact of EU institutional structure on individual rights litigation. Kelemen argues that EU institutions have encouraged a particular type of law and regulation, ‘adversarial legalism’, ... More


The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Gerda Falkner (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Fritz W. Scharpf's renowned joint‐decision trap model has suggested that the requirements of (nearly) unanimous decisions in the EU's Council of Ministers, combined with conflicting preferences among ... More


Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Hermann Schmitt and Jacques Thomassen (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How severe a problem is what many call the ‘democratic deficit’ of the EU? Despite a voluminous theoretical literature dealing with this question, there is hardly any systematic empirical ... More


Environmental Protection: European Law and Governance

Joanne Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565177
eISBN:
9780191705359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565177.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The EU has emerged as a major source of innovation in environmental governance. This is manifested through the frameworks it is putting in place for environmental governance, and through its position ... More


Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Vivien A. Schmidt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199266975
eISBN:
9780191709012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book focuses on the impact of European integration on national democracies. It argues that the democratic deficit is indeed a problem, but not so much at the level of the European Union per se ... More


Introduction: Democracy in Europe

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199266975
eISBN:
9780191709012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266975.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the challenges faced by national democracies in Europe. It examines the concept of ‘Europeanization’, or how member states adapt their ... More


The European Union as Regional State

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199266975
eISBN:
9780191709012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266975.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter argues that it would do better to conceive of the EU as a regional state in the making, and as such as a regional union of nation-states in which the creative tension between the Union ... More


The European Union and National Institutions

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199266975
eISBN:
9780191709012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266975.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of EU institutional structures in comparison with national institutional structures. It then examines the EU’s comparative effects on unitary, regionalized, ... More


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