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Introduction

Mette Elise Jolly

in The European Union and the People

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213078
eISBN:
9780191707155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213078.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introductory chapter discusses the asymmetry between elite and popular views about supranational government, in general, and European integration, in particular. It introduces the fundamental ... More


The European Commission: A Balancing Act Between Autonomy and Dependence

Christian Lequesne

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:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Political science studies of European policy usually stress two characteristics: First, they are monographic and empirical, and second, they go beyond a state‐centric approach to European ... More


Conclusions

Mette Elise Jolly

in The European Union and the People

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213078
eISBN:
9780191707155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213078.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Seen in the light of the absent demos, majoritarian government at EU level is not feasible except in areas where a common good can be identified (such as environmental policy). With respect to ... 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


Why the EU Won

Kevin H. O'Rourke

in Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783644
eISBN:
9780804789301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783644.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Geopolitically, the costs of two world wars made Europe's traditional fragmentation intolerable to many politicians. Europe's relative decline offered an extra motivation for political integration. ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Blest

in War and Law since 1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206996
eISBN:
9780191677427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206996.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter offers a sketch of the history of the branch of international law from the earliest days until the first half of the present century. It presents evidence about the possibility of law ... More


The New Intergovernmentalism and the Study of European Integration

Christopher J. Bickerton, Dermot Hodson, and Uwe Puetter

in The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703617
eISBN:
9780191772665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703617.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The new intergovernmentalism is a novel theoretical framework for the study of European integration in the post-Maastricht era. European Union activity has increased since 1992 in ways that existing ... More


Solving the Financial Trilemma

Dirk Schoenmaker

in Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199971596
eISBN:
9780199333318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971596.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 5 develops some model-based solutions to the financial trilemma. International governance mechanisms for coordination include supranational approaches, where an international institution ... 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


External Influences on Constitutional Referendums

Stephen Tierney

in Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592791
eISBN:
9780191741067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592791.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Having looked at how referendums can raise complex problems concerning how sovereignty is allocated within the polity, this chapter addresses the broader issue of how they can also manifest the ... More


Active Citizenship for Europe and International Understanding

Derek Heater

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the role of active citizenship in Europe and other parts of the world. It acknowledges the predisposition to regard the city or nation state as the primary sphere of citizen's ... More


Institutional Design of Regional Integration: Balancing Delegation and Representation

Simon Hix

in Integrating Regions: Asia in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783644
eISBN:
9780804789301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783644.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Regional economic integration combines deregulation and re-regulation. The removal of trade barriers can be achieved by bilateral or multilateral agreements. However, the adoption of common rules ... More


The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era

Christopher J. Bickerton, Dermot Hodson, and Uwe Puetter (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703617
eISBN:
9780191772665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703617.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The two decades since the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992 have been marked by an integration paradox: although the scope of European Union (EU) activity has increased at an unprecedented ... More


Conclusions: The Post-Maastricht Period and Beyond

Christopher J. Bickerton, Dermot Hodson, and Uwe Puetter

in The New Intergovernmentalism: States and Supranational Actors in the Post-Maastricht Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703617
eISBN:
9780191772665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703617.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter summarizes the key themes of this volume and reflects on future avenues of research regarding the new intergovernmentalism. It considers whether and how the preceding chapters speak to ... More


The Responsibility of States

Madison Powers

in Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190053987
eISBN:
9780190054014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053987.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the rationale for the special responsibility of nation-states to secure human rights and structural justice. It explains what makes states unique moral agents, in particular ... More


Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa: EMU as the Anchor Stone for Building a Federal Europe

Fabio Masini

in Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa was a convinced European federalist who rejected the (German) idea that the ‘own-house-in-order’ approach to European integration would lead to an effective and sustainable ... More


Pierre Werner: A Visionary European and Consensus Builder

Elena Danescu

in Architects of the Euro: Intellectuals in the Making of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198735915
eISBN:
9780191799860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735915.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

As prime minister and finance minister of Luxembourg over 30 years, Pierre Werner played a major role in the building of a united Europe. He gained a strong reputation as a trustworthy ... More


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