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Agency, authorisation, and representation in the EU

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 7 considers agency within a large supranational polity. In engaging with well-known debates about the EU's supposed lack of a demos, its democratic and legitimacy deficits, and the suggested ... More


A Democratic Assessment of European Demoi-cracy

Joseph Lacey

in Centripetal Democracy: Democratic Legitimacy and Political Identity in Belgium, Switzerland, and the European Union

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198796886
eISBN:
9780191838576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

On the basis of the account of democracy laid out in Part I, and the understanding of the EU as a demoi-cracy in Chapter 3, an assessment of the EU’s democratic credentials is provided in this ... More


‘Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere’

Francine Fernandes

in Political (dis)engagement: The changing nature of the 'political'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317012
eISBN:
9781447317036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317012.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter is the final contribution from the frontline of contemporary politics. The author discusses her work as Deputy Director of Operation Black Vote – a British organisation which seeks to ... More


Performing Europe: backstage versus frontstage politics in the European Parliament

Ruth Wodak

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter questions to what extent our imagination of Europe depends upon our imagination of politics. How can we re-imagine Europe and its Union through re-imaging its politics? The chapter ... More


Breaking the News

Simon A. Waldman and Emre Caliskan

in The New Turkey and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190668372
eISBN:
9780190848538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668372.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter explains the severe and systemic restrictions of the press during the period of military tutelage. However, despite the armed forces being removed from political life, press censorship ... More


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