A new examination of the actual place of discourse in democratic policymaking. It tackles key questions, such as when and how does discourse matter during major political institutional change? and what is the power of Europeanization in domestic and international policy changes...
To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge
Governance Architectures And Domestic Usages Of Europe
In the year 2000, in Lisbon, the European Union launched an agenda for growth, jobs, sustainability and competiveness with a ten-year target. In 2010, the agenda was re-launched with different specific objectives but with the same final goals. Why do the European Union leaders engage with these...
Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge
The EU Convention's Impact on Southern Europe
Mobilising Politics and Society offers a timely analysis of the European Union Convention's impact on the domestic political systems, and civil society in Southern Europe. It provides country chapters on Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Malta, Cyprus and Turkey. All chapters follow a common...
Published August 18th 2005 by Routledge
One of the most common and strongest criticisms of the EU is that power is held by a select few who are unaccountable technocrats sitting in Brussels who without consultation formulate policies.A fresh and innovative new series, written by leading authorities, providing students and researchers...
Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge
Knowledge and International Policy Agendas
This study explores the formation of the European Union's tax policy and asks why member states did not raise objections to it. The author's analysis is enriched by two further levels of inquiry. Firstly, he examines the 'Europeanization' of domestic tax policy in Italy and the UK, asking how...
Published August 28th 1997 by Routledge