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Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Vivien A. Schmidt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199266975
eISBN:
9780191709012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book focuses on the impact of European integration on national democracies. It argues that the democratic deficit is indeed a problem, but not so much at the level of the European Union per se ... More


Introduction: Democracy in Europe

Vivien A. Schmidt

in Democracy in Europe: The EU and National Polities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199266975
eISBN:
9780191709012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266975.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the challenges faced by national democracies in Europe. It examines the concept of ‘Europeanization’, or how member states adapt their ... More


The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Erik O. Eriksen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

The widening and deepening of the European Union have brought to the fore the question of democracy at the European level. The system of domination already in place at the European level requires and ... More


Introduction: European Democracy in Transformation

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

This Introduction spells out some of the supranational aspects of the multi-level constellation that makes up the European Union, which distinguish it from an ordinary international organization. ... More


A State‐less Government

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

What form of democracy is needed in the post‐national configuration? The EU is not a state and its power is limited. However, although the member states hold the means of legitimate violence in ... More


 Community Law: The Creation of a Collectivity

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The distinction that has been made in earlier chapters between the community as an assemblage of individuals and as a collectivity is developed further through an examination of local legal ... More


Evolving Institutions and Declining Chinese Influence in Myanmar

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the effects of the evolution of political institutions in Myanmar on Sino-Burmese relations. The chapter argues that this case stands as particularly powerful evidence for the ... More


The Lady’s not for turning: The challenge of the NLD

Richard Cockett

in Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204513
eISBN:
9780300215984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204513.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the activities of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, also known as “The Lady.” The year 1988 would see the political and economic landscape ... More


Talking It Up or Talking It Down?: How National Democracy Conditions the Relationship Between Talking About and Expressing Democratic Satisfaction with European Politics

Hajo G. Boomgaarden

in (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter explains public opinion about the state of European democracy by focusing on the role of communication. It is argued that political talk, described as a core component of democratic life, ... More


The Roots of Catholic “Revolution”: Thomism, the “Human Person,” and Emmanuel Mounier

Piotr H. Kosicki

in Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the origins of Catholic discourses of “revolution” in the writings of Thomas Aquinas and his late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century interpreters. Leo XIII (1878–1903) ... More


Bilateral Relations Were about as Cold as You Can Imagine: Diplomatic Stalemate, September 1982 to January 1985

Gregory F. Domber

in Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618517
eISBN:
9781469618531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618517.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the relations between Poland and the United States, focusing on the period between September 1982 and January 1985. More specifically, it considers how decisions to lift ... More


Conclusion: Democracy and the European Union

José María Maravall

in Demands on Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778523
eISBN:
9780191823848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778523.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Deeply rooted demands on democracy emerge regularly in advanced democracies. This chapter summarizes the analyses of the former three chapters, providing a synthetic diagnosis of considerable ... More


Very Good and Getting Better: Reengagement and Reinforcement, September 1986 to February 1988

Gregory F. Domber

in Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618517
eISBN:
9781469618531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618517.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the bilateral relations between Poland and the United States from September 1986 to February 1988, paying particular attention to efforts to normalize ties through a series of ... More


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