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Constructing a Supranational Constitution

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The evolution of the European Community (EC) towards a supranational constitution is charted by combining three different perspectives. First, an examination is made of the major features of the ... More


Underwriting Democracy: The European Community and Greece

Basilios Tsingos

in The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243754
eISBN:
9780191600333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243751.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Reviews the existing literature on the manner in which the Greek transition from authoritarian rule to democracy was effected, and evaluates the role that the European Community and its member states ... More


Flexibility or Renationalization: Effects of Enlargement on EC Environmental Policy

Ingmar Von Homeyer, Alexander Carius, and Stefani Bär

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Eastern enlargement of the European Union poses risks to European Community environmental policy. Eastern and Central European countries have difficulty adopting the environmental chapter of the ... More


The Legal Basis of Community Sanctions: Moving Competences from One Pillar to Another?

Christina Eckes

in EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199573769
eISBN:
9780191722158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter analyzes the competences of the Community and the European Union (EU) to adopt sanctions against individuals. It argues that, de lege lata, neither the EU nor the Community have the ... More


Protection from Autonomous European Sanctions: Community Law and Union Lists

Christina Eckes

in EU Counter-Terrorist Policies and Fundamental Rights: The Case of Individual Sanctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199573769
eISBN:
9780191722158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573769.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the quality of procedural and judicial protection from Community regulations and demonstrates that judicial review of Union lists is not only necessary from the perspective of ... More


Democratic Legitimacy and the European Parliament

Oskar Niedermayer and Richard Sinnott

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the issue of democratic representation and legitimacy in the context of the European Community, with particular reference to one sector of its institutional structure: the ... More


The Engines of Integration? Supranational Autonomy and Influence in the European Union

Mark A. Pollack

in European Integration and Supranational Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198294641
eISBN:
9780191601071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294646.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Is European integration still being driven, as it used to be, by intergovernmental agreement, or is the mainspring now located within the European Community itself? This chapter explores the autonomy ... More


Governing Europe

Jack Hayward and Anand Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is intended to be the leading advanced survey of politics in Western Europe. It examines in detail all aspects of political life in Western Europe, from public protest to core executives, ... More


Policy, Subsidiarity, and Legitimacy

Richard Sinnott

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the theoretical processes by which policy issues become internationalized, and uses set theory to examine their inter relationships. It then examines the evidence by which to ... More


The Gap Between Politics and Economics—Or, Perception and Reality

Loukas Tsoukalis

in What Kind of Europe?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199279487
eISBN:
9780191602979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279489.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores the widening gap between economics and politics in Europe. It discusses four main themes: the gradual evolution of the policy agenda at the European level, the geographical ... More


Conclusion: European Publics and the Legitimacy of Internationalized Governance

Philip Everts and Richard Sinnott

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a balance sheet regarding the assessments of public support for internationalized governance presented in the preceding chapters. On the credit side, there is widespread and ... More


National Courts and Community Law

Paul P. Craig

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An examination is made of the way in which national courts have reacted to European Community law, in particular to the claim to supremacy over national law contained in the jurisprudence of the ... More


The View from Within

Bettina Westle

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the nature and extent of public representation on the issue of European Community enlargement. The evidence shows show public opinion is poorly informed and weakly consulted, ... More


The European Court and Integration

Alec Stone Sweet and Thomas Brunell

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

To sustain a viable social science of law and courts, testable propositions, appropriate research designs for testing those hypotheses, and comparative materials are needed; Ch. 4, and the two papers ... More


Environmental Protection

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An examination is made of the emergence and institutionalization of a new policy domain for the European Community (EC): environmental protection – a domain that did not exist before the signing of ... More


The Politics of Regulation and European Regulatory Institutions

Giandomenico Majone

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

A distinctive feature of the modern regulatory state is the extensive delegation of powers to politically independent institutions (agencies, boards, commissions, tribunals), and this delegation of ... More


The Path to European Integration: A Historical‐Institutionalist Analysis

Paul Pierson

in European Integration and Supranational Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198294641
eISBN:
9780191601071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294646.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Presents a historical institutionalist account of the development of supranational governance. Focusing on the cumulative impact of the European Community's organization and rule‐making machinery, it ... More


Rules, Transgovernmentalism, and the Expansion of European Political Cooperation

Michael E. Smith

in European Integration and Supranational Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198294641
eISBN:
9780191601071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294646.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates why the EPC process (and its successor, the Common Foreign and Security Policy) have appeared to be ‘less than supranational, but more than intergovernmental’. First, it outlines a ... More


The View from EFTA

Frank Aarebrot, Sten Berglund, and Thomas Weninger

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines public opinion regarding European Community integration in the five small but comparatively prosperous countries in the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). The evidence ... More


Is There a European Identity?

Sophie Duchesne and André‐Paul Frognier

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on how far citizens of member‐states of the European Community consider themselves as belonging to a distinct political entity. Specifically, it focuses on the relationship ... More


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