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Plan of the Book

Adrienne Héritier

in Explaining Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199298129
eISBN:
9780191711633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298129.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents an overview of the topics discussed in this volume.


Empirical Cases

Adrienne Héritier

in Explaining Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199298129
eISBN:
9780191711633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298129.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the patterns of long-term institutional change which are typical for a number of important institutional rules governing the decision-making process in the European Union. It ... More


Conclusion: Explaining Institutional Change in Europe … and Beyond

Adrienne Héritier

in Explaining Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199298129
eISBN:
9780191711633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298129.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter draws conclusions from the theoretical interpretation of the five empirical cases. It briefly outlines the typical features of the long-term change of each case and the book's ... More


Explaining Institutional Change in Europe

Adrienne Heritier

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199298129
eISBN:
9780191711633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298129.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book poses the question: how and why do institutions change? Institutions, understood as rules of behaviour constraining and facilitating social interaction, are subject to different forms and ... More


Institutional rules

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone, and Michael Hill

in Public policy analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349071
eISBN:
9781447303121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349071.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter discusses the institutional rules behind the decisions and activities of policy actors. The different influences that the institutions exert on policies are also presented. It also ... More


Political agenda setting

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone, and Michael Hill

in Public policy analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349071
eISBN:
9781447303121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349071.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter presents the various phases and questions concerning policy agenda setting. It discusses the process whereby a social problem is identified and then ‘thematicised’ as a public problem as ... More


The Supreme Federal Tribunal and Veto Players in Brazilian Politics

in Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758116
eISBN:
9780804786799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758116.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the history of policy contestations in the federal courts in Brazil. It discusses the use of the Ação Direta de Inconstitucionalidade (ADIN) in the Supreme Federal Tribunal as a ... More


Getting There, Staying There

Patrick Weller

in The Prime Ministers' Craft: Why Some Succeed and Others Fail in Westminster Systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199646203
eISBN:
9780191850424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199646203.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Gaining and holding office is the fundamental requirement for all prime ministers. This chapter explores their routes to power, by winning elections or by replacing an incumbent, and then assesses ... More


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