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The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Structuralist explanations have dominated attempts to explain the process of European integration. However, as the negotiation of Economic and Monetary Union shows, policy leadership has been ... More


Jacques Delors as Policy Entrepreneur and Ingénieur of the EMU Negotiations: Agenda‐Setting and Oiling the Wheels

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Delors policy beliefs and strategy for EMU are analysed, in particular his role as animateur and ingénieur of the negotiations. His leadership before and during the Delors Committee is seen as ... More


Challenging the ‘D‐Mark Zone’: Agenda‐Setting on EMU and the Strategy of Indirection Under Mitterrand, 1981–1989

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Mitterrand's beliefs about Europe and EMU and his governing style are analysed. The history of his engagement with this issue is traced from the ERM crisis of 1983 and the issue of reconciling ... More


Jacques Delors: Vision, Revisionism, and the Design of EMU

Dermot Hodson

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

This chapter explores Jacques Delors’ blurred vision of Economic and Monetary Union. It shows how the former central banker, French finance minister, member of the European Parliament, and Commission ... More


Backstage: Performing Mediative-Institutional Leadership

Henriette Müller

in Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The aim of this chapter is to shed light on the informal realm of European deliberation and decision-making and the role the Commission presidency plays in it. The Commission presidency occupies a ... More


Onstage: Performing Agenda-Setting Leadership

Henriette Müller

in Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter conducts a systematic comparison of the agenda-setting performance of three Commission presidents, Walter Hallstein (1958–67), Jacques Delors (1985–95), and José Manuel Barroso ... More


The Audience: Performing Public Leadership

Henriette Müller

in Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Politics is not a business exclusively conducted “behind closed doors,” so any comprehensive analysis of political leadership needs to take into account leaders’ public performance. This chapter ... More


Mapping the Presidency of the European Commission

Henriette Müller

in Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides a systematic overview of the office of Commission president, introducing the office’s political leadership demands, institutional structure, and situational setting and how ... More


Epilogue: Searching for the ‘Heart and Soul’ of the European Community

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The epilogue provides an update on relations between religious communities and European institutions from the 1979 European elections until today. In particular, it focuses on Delors’s call for the ... More


Conclusion

Henriette Müller

in Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The conclusion offers a summary of the main theoretical and empirical insights this book has produced. The empirical findings confirm the study’s basic argument that weak institutional powers and an ... More


The Single European Market and transport

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the role of the UK in the creation of the European Single Market, including the leadership of the UK Commissioner Lord Cockfield, Mrs. Thatcher, as then Prime Minster, and ... More


Karl-Otto Pöhl: The Pole Position

Harold James

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

As President of the Bundesbank Council, Karl-Otto Pöhl occupied a pivotal position in the negotiations leading to EMU, principally within the Delors Committee and within the Committee of EC Central ... More


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


Political Leadership and the European Commission Presidency

Henriette Müller

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842002
eISBN:
9780191878053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842002.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The EU’s pluralistic, nonhierarchical system of multilevel governance lacks clear structures of both government and opposition. According to the EU treaties, the presidency of the European Commission ... More


The Last Utopia of the Century

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The euro, the only transnational currency issued and managed by a single common institution, was the last utopia of the 20th century, a true economic utopia armed with its own rules and institutions. ... More


Only One Bed for Two Dreams

Jean Pisani-Ferry

in The Euro Crisis and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199993338
eISBN:
9780199346400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993338.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The architects of the euro could see that an independent central bank and a mechanism to enforce budgetary discipline were not enough to ensure the new currency’s viability. They could see that a ... More


The Labour Constitution of the European Union: The Social Dialogue

Ruth Dukes

in The Labour Constitution: The Enduring Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199601691
eISBN:
9780191792700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601691.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this chapter the idea of the labour constitution is adopted as a framework through which to analyse the history of the EU and, in particular, the question of worker participation at different ... More


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