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The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More

After the EuroShaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Colin Crouch (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introduction of the single European currency, the euro, draws attention to the institutional deficit of the European Union: the organizational structures and forms of governance within which ... More

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930Peace, progress and prestige

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Daniel Laqua

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This study investigates internationalism through the prism of a small European country. It explores an age in which many groups and communities – from socialists to scientists – organised themselves ... More

Architects of the EuroIntellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Ivo Maes (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

The book examines key intellectuals who were directly and actively involved in the process of designing a European monetary union that would be sustainable. Their role was distinguishable from that ... More

Becoming Europeans?Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament

Becoming Europeans?: Attitudes, Behaviour, and Socialization in the European Parliament

Roger Scully

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284320
eISBN:
9780191603365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Contemporary political science assumes that ‘institutions matter’. But the governing institutions of the European Union are widely presumed to matter more than most. A commonplace assumption about ... More

Between Growth and SecuritySwedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Between Growth and Security: Swedish Social Democracy From a Strong Society to a Third Way

Jenny Andersson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074394
eISBN:
9781781701270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Social policy is not a cost, but a productive investment, wrote the Swedish social democratic economist Gunnar Myrdal in 1932, the year the Swedish social democrats (SAP) gained electoral power. This ... More

Between Two UnionsEuropeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Paolo Dardanelli

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is an in-depth comparative study of Scottish devolution and an analysis of the impact of the European dimension. With a focus on the periods leading up to the referendums in 1979 and 1997, ... More

Blaming Europe?Responsibility Without Accountability in the European Union

Blaming Europe?: Responsibility Without Accountability in the European Union

Sara B. Hobolt and James Tilley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665686
eISBN:
9780191756115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

A key component of democratic accountability is that citizens understand ’who is to blame’. Nonetheless, little is known about how citizens attribute responsibility in the European Union, or how ... More

Bosnia RemadeEthnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is an authoritative account of ethnic cleansing and its partial undoing in the Bosnian wars from 1990 to the present. The book combines a bird's-eye view of the entire war from onset to ... More

Building Europe's ParliamentDemocratic Representation Beyond the Nation State

Building Europe's Parliament: Democratic Representation Beyond the Nation State

Berthold Rittberger

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273423
eISBN:
9780191602764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273421.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Why have national governments of EU member states created and, over the past fifty years, successively endowed the European Parliament with supervisory, budgetary, and legislative powers? This book ... More

Career Behaviour and the European ParliamentAll Roads Lead Through Brussels?

Career Behaviour and the European Parliament: All Roads Lead Through Brussels?

William T. Daniel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198716402
eISBN:
9780191784972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716402.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book presents an institutional theory for career behaviour in the European Parliament (EP). By focusing on the professional ambition of members of the EP (MEPs), the study presents a rigorous ... More

Challenging the State: Devolution and the Battle for Partisan CredibilityA Comparison of Belgium, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom

Challenging the State: Devolution and the Battle for Partisan Credibility: A Comparison of Belgium, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom

Sonia Alonso

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691579
eISBN:
9780191741234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

How do state parties react to the challenge of peripheral parties demanding political power to be devolved to their culturally distinct territories? Is devolution the best response to these demands? ... More

Changing Rules of DelegationA Contest for Power in Comitology

Changing Rules of Delegation: A Contest for Power in Comitology

Adrienne Héritier, Catherine Moury, Carina S. Bischoff, and Carl Fredrik Bergström

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653621
eISBN:
9780191751349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

With each legislative issue, legislators have to decide whether to delegate decision-making to the executive and/or to expert bodies in order to flesh out the details of this legislation, or, ... More

Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Ingi Iusmen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a timely exploration of the nature and scale of the emergent EU human rights regime by critically examining how and why EU intervention in human rights matters (with a key focus on ... More

Citizens and the European PolityMass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities

Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities

David Sanders, Pedro Magalhaes, and Gabor Toka (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199602339
eISBN:
9780199949908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602339.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This book provides a broad overview of the main trends in mass attitudes towards domestic politics and European integration from the 1970s until today. Particularly in the last two decades, the ‘end ... More

Coming Out of CommunismThe Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Conor O'Dwyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479876631
eISBN:
9781479877829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a close study of the rapidly evolving politics of LGBT rights in postcommunist Europe, where social attitudes have historically marginalized the issue and where the legacy of weak ... More

Constitutional Preferences and Parliamentary ReformExplaining National Parliaments' Adaptation to European Integration

Constitutional Preferences and Parliamentary Reform: Explaining National Parliaments' Adaptation to European Integration

Thomas Winzen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198793397
eISBN:
9780191835223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198793397.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book provides a comprehensive account of national parliaments’ adaptation to European integration. Advancing an explanation based on political parties’ constitutional preferences, it ... More

Constructing a European MarketStandards, Regulation, and Governance

Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Michelle Egan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union's effort to create a single market involves the removal of trade barriers created by divergent national standards and regulations, which need to be reconciled to promote market ... More

Constructing a Policy-Making State?Policy Dynamics in the EU

Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Jeremy Richardson (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The book sets out to examine the processes by which Europeanization takes place. Europeanization is defined as the process by which the key decisions about public policies are gradually transferred ... More

Controlling the EU Executive?The Politics of Delegation in the European Union

Controlling the EU Executive?: The Politics of Delegation in the European Union

Gijs Jan Brandsma and Jens Blom-Hansen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198767909
eISBN:
9780191821769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767909.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Every year the EU Commission issues thousands of rules based on powers delegated by the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament. But delegation is carefully controlled. Traditionally, ... More

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