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Legislative Powers and the Single European Act

Berthold Rittberger

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273423
eISBN:
9780191602764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273421.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Focuses on the third landmark decision in the history of the empowerment of the European Parliament, the decision by the member state governments to delegate legislative powers to the European ... More


The European Union and Other Supranational Entanglements

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

EU membership and parliamentary sovereignty. The Schuman Plan and supranationalism. The United Kingdom's early attempts to join. The 1972 debates. The 1975 referendum. The Single European Act and its ... More


Lessons from Italy’s Monetary Unification (1862–1880) for the Euro and Europe’s Single Market

Leandro Conte, Gianni Toniolo, and Giovanni Vecchi

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the effects of monetary unification on market integration. It offers a new perspective on the Euro's likely effectiveness in achieving the ‘Single Market’ goal of European ... More


After the Single European Act: Efficiency, Stability, and Equity

Tommaso Padoa‐Schioppa

in The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The problems now facing the European Union are the result of the decisions taken in 1985 to enlarge the (then) European Community by accepting applications from Spain and Portugal, and to create a ... More


Explaining the Erosion of Agricultural Exceptionalism in the Uruguay Round

Carsten Daugbjerg and Alan Swinbank

in Ideas, Institutions, and Trade: The WTO and the Curious Role of EU Farm Policy in Trade Liberalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199557752
eISBN:
9780191721922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557752.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 begins with an account of the most important reasons explaining why agricultural exceptionalism was sustained for almost half a century within the GATT, and then concentrates on identifying ... More


Beyond Doha: Conclusions and Prospects

Carsten Daugbjerg and Alan Swinbank

in Ideas, Institutions, and Trade: The WTO and the Curious Role of EU Farm Policy in Trade Liberalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199557752
eISBN:
9780191721922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557752.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the book's theoretical contribution and most important findings. It also assesses the post-Doha trade agenda in light of the difficulties experienced in concluding the Doha ... More


Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

John Curtice and David McCrone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish parliamentary and local elections of 2007 were significant for two key reasons: the SNP was brought to power for the first time in its history, posing a fundamental challenge to the ... More


Unequal Europe: Regional Integration and the Rise of European Inequality

Jason Beckfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190494254
eISBN:
9780190494292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494254.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Economic Sociology

The Euro-crisis of 2009–2012 and the UK’s 2016 vote to leave the EU vividly demonstrated that EU policies matter for the distribution of resources within and between European nation-states. ... More


The Road to Monetary Union in Europe: The Emperor, the Kings, and the Genies

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241767
eISBN:
9780191596742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241767.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This is a guide to the processes that led to the creation of the European single market and the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992. The 2000 edition has only a few changes, but has been ... More


Supranational Delegation and National Parliamentary Scrutiny since the 1970s

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the final element of the convergence of European public law around the legitimating structures and normative principles of the postwar constitutional settlement: national ... More


The 2003 Fischler Reform

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The 2003 reform is generally considered to have been the most radical in the history of the CAP, in that it largely decoupled farm income support from production with the introduction of the Single ... More


Introduction

Richard Parrish

in Sports Law and Policy in the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066061
eISBN:
9781781700501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066061.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The defining characteristic of European Union (EU) sports policy is the construction of a discrete area of EU sports law. EU sports law extends beyond the mere application of law to sport, to the ... More


The Single European Act (1987)

Simon J. Nuttall

in European Political Co-operation

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273189
eISBN:
9780191684005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273189.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the codification of the European Political Co-operation with the Single European Act, which came into effect on July 1, 1987. Since 1970, the EPC had no legal basis and the ... More


Federal Theory and European Union

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the extent to which the EU may qualify as a form of federal state. It explains the theory of the origins of federation that meets the basic tests of reliability and validity and ... More


Understanding European Union II: 1983–1992

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the more influential explanations invoked to explain the Single European Act (SEA) and the Maastricht Treaty. Most of the contributions on the SEA and Maastricht emphasize not ... More


Argument

Simon J. Nuttall

in European Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293361
eISBN:
9780191684982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the events surrounding the development of the common security and foreign policy of the European Union. It chronicles important events starting with the implementation of the ... More


‘Consistency’ and the Single Act

Simon J. Nuttall

in European Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293361
eISBN:
9780191684982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the impact of the implementation of the Single European Act (SEA) in July 1987 on the consistency of European foreign policy. The SEA provided the foundation for the European ... More


Understanding European Union II: 1983–1992

DAVID MCKAY

in Federalism and European Union: A Political Economy Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296775
eISBN:
9780191685279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296775.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter stresses the quite startling moves towards greater integration—and eventually union—as represented by the Single European Act (SEA) and, in particular, the Maastricht Treaty. A clear ... More


European Union or European Unity? The Campaign for the Single Market

Stephen Wall

in A Stranger in Europe: Britain and the EU from Thatcher to Blair

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199284559
eISBN:
9780191700309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284559.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, UK Politics

Britain was not just in the European Community (EC) for what it could get, but had a real vision for the future, especially about the Single Market. A draft treaty on European union was proposed in ... More


The Single European Act and Economic and Monetary Union

Stephen Wall

in A Stranger in Europe: Britain and the EU from Thatcher to Blair

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199284559
eISBN:
9780191700309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284559.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, UK Politics

Two months before what Margaret Thatcher saw as the Milan ambush, the British Foreign Office had sent her a paper about the implications of Spanish and Portuguese accession to the European Community. ... More


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