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Lessons in Political Organization from European Integration

Johan P. Olsen

in Governing through Institution Building: Institutional Theory and Recent European Experiments in Democratic Organization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593934
eISBN:
9780191594632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593934.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 2 examines the claim that mainstream interpretations of political organization and governing, their basic assumptions, conceptual language, and theoretical ideas, developed in the context of ... 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


Conclusion: Institutional Logics of European Integration

James A. Caporaso and Alec Stone Sweet

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This concluding chapter examines the use that is made in the book of institutionalist theory to address the question of European integration, a use that is described as not typical in the study of ... More


Variable Geometry, Multilevel Governance: European Integration and Subnational Government in the New Millennium

Mike Goldsmith

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The creation of the European Union, and the associated process of economic, political, and social integration that has accompanied it, has changed the nature of nation state and subnational politics ... More


Three Uses of Political Economy in Analyzing European Integration

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter considers the interrelated processes of economic and political integration in Europe. It first notes a case—the economic theory of customs unions—in which the very distinctions made and ... More


Entering the Precincts of Power

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the political integration of immigrant groups. Entry into the inner precincts of power is a paramount indicator of the overall inclusion of newcomer groups. Indeed, the ability ... More


Muslim Integration and European Islam in the Next Generation

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the future prospects for Muslims' political and social integration. A number of the social, cultural, and political adjustments that will characterize Europe in coming ... More


The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

John Landers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

This book offers a new approach to the pre-industrial past in Europe and the Mediterranean basin from the Roman Republic to the fall of Napoleon. It takes as its starting point E. A. Wrigley’s ... More


Uniting States: Voluntary Union in World Politics

Joseph Parent

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782192
eISBN:
9780199919147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782192.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

What causes states to politically unify voluntarily? The answers are urgent for states seeking stability and peaceful change with their neighbors. If realists are right, voluntary union should never ... More


How Politically Integrated are Danish Muslims? Evidence from the Muhammad Cartoons Controversy

Lasse Lindekilde

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the level of political integration displayed by the Danish Muslims engaged in the 2005/2006 cartoons controversy. Conceptualising political integration as a multi-dimensional ... More


The Politics of Integration: The Possibilities of de facto Co-nation Sovereignty

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter evaluates the influence of the national minority discourse on political integration and considers the possibilities of de facto co-nation sovereignty. The analysis reveals that the ... More


Network Politicization and Political Integration: From Grand Cleavages to Private Network Structures

Sigrid Roßteutscher and Daniel Stegmueller

in Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the past, political cleavages connected the entire electorate to the political arena. The political system was, thus, well integrated and participation highly equal. This chapter argues and shows ... More


Introduction

Joseph M. Parent

in Uniting States: Voluntary Union in World Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782192
eISBN:
9780199919147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782192.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter asks the book’s central question: what causes state to politically unify voluntarily? It defines the concept of voluntary political unions and what cases fit this scope. Unification ... More


The Business of Politics and the Politics of Business

Keith Robbins

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Integration and Diversity. The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1986-1987

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205852
eISBN:
9780191676819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205852.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of the business of politics and the business of politics in creating regional diversity or unity in Great Britain. Despite the many differences among the British ... More


“The Great Concern of Government”Public Policy as Material and Symbolic Resources

Irene Bloemraad

in Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311316
eISBN:
9780199344918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues for the importance of an immigrant-centered model of political integration that focuses on the ways in which public policy produces material and symbolic resources that can be ... More


The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the extent and nature of the political integration of Britain’s main ethnic-minority groups (Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, black Africans, and black Caribbeans). The issues ... More


Actors and Institutions in Environmental Governance

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

Policy-making is an institutional process as well as an intellectual activity. In the previous chapter, the intellectual component of policy-making was examined by looking at some of the principles ... More


Exclusion or Integration?

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the subject matter, motivates the research questions, summarizes the key findings from each chapter and the main conclusions overall. The main factors that might be relevant ... More


Political Integration: From Life in the Margins to the Pursuit of Recognition

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the political integration of Mexican immigrants. The ninety Mexican immigrants interviewed here have participated in the political life of Los Angeles, although at varying ... More


The political economy of European integration and the challenge of the 2004 and 2007 EU enlargements

Paul Copeland

in EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the political economy of European integration and to examine the EU’s competence within employment and social policy. It argues that the EU’s involvement in ... More


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