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Precedents and Present Events in the European Union: An Institutional Perspective on Treaty Reform

Ulf Sverdrup

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The 1996‐7 intergovernmental conference was convened to prepare the European Union (EU) for the challenges of the twenty‐first century, for which a radical review and reform of the EU's institutions ... 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


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


The Reform of Treaty Revision Procedures: The European Convention on the Future of Europ e

Lars Hoffmann and Anna Vergés‐bausili

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the European Convention (the European Convention on the Future of Europe) within the process of constitutional reform in the EU, with an emphasis on the institutionalization of treaty ... More


East of Amsterdam: The Implications of the Amsterdam Treaty for Eastern Enlargement

Ulrich Sedelmeier

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Despite the member states’ failure to agree in the Amsterdam Treaty on institutional reforms that they presented before the 1996/7 IGC as prerequisites for enlargement, we should not expect the ... More


Beyond Amsterdam: Regional Integration as Social Process

Beate Kohler‐Koch

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The future of European integration will not be decided by Intergovernmental Conferences. Political integration is a social process that can best be analysed by taking a bottom‐up approach. We have to ... More


Preparing for the Treaty negotiations

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/9780198293361.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the preparation for the negotiations on Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) in Europe. The preparations included the authorization of preparatory work in 1988, the production of ... More


Flexibility: A Tool of Integration or a Restraint on Disintegration?

Helen Wallace

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

’Flexibility’ emerged as one of the key words in the practitioners’ discourse during the Intergovernmental Conference leading to the Treaty of Amsterdam in 1997. The term became part of the new ... More


The Intergovernmental Conference

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/9780198293361.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the highlights of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) debate on the EMU, which lasted for the whole of 1991. The IGC focused on refining the draft Common Foreign and ... More


The Amsterdam Treaty: The Blueprint for the Future Institutional Balance?

Gerda Falkner and Michael Nentwich

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The 1996‐97 intergovernmental conference (IGC) aimed, inter alia, at solving the most pressing institutional issues in order to prepare the ground for the next wave of enlargement. The paper first ... More


Italy and the IGC: Negotiating External Discipline, Avoiding Exclusion, 1990–1991

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.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Italy's maximalist negotiating positions—of a binding timetable, strong central institutions for the transition, and flexible entry conditions—were soon confronted in 1991 by the realization of a ... More


The Dynamics of EU Migration Policy: From Maastricht to Lisbon *

Arne Niemann

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Over the last two decades EU migration policy has undergone an astonishing ascent from modest and obscure beginnings to an increasingly mature and vibrant field of EU policy-making. The purpose of ... More


The Amsterdam reforms: Partial offsets and unfinished business

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

in Theory and Reform in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049910
eISBN:
9781781700242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the revision process of the Maastricht Treaty. It assesses the politics of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) 1996/97 and looks at the extent to which the outcome of the ... More


Debating the future of Europe: New polity dynamics

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

in Theory and Reform in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049910
eISBN:
9781781700242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides a critical summary of the Amsterdam and Nice reforms, reflecting on the Union's post-Nice agenda and the current debate on the future of Europe. It notes that the intense debate ... More


Conclusions and Proposal

Merijn Chamon

in EU Agencies: Legal and Political Limits to the Transformation of the EU Administration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784487
eISBN:
9780191826979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784487.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The final chapter presents the key conclusions drawn from the preceding chapters. These chapters have shown that the EU agencies function in legal and political uncertainty, given the constitutional ... More


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