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  1. The European Union’s Non-Members

    Independence under hegemony?

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    The EU is a supranational organization, whose reach and influence extend well beyond its member states. Associated parties find it difficult to delimit its influence, and the reality of these relationships may be more akin to hegemony and domination. This book asks whether qualifying states who...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Democracy and the European Union

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    While the Lisbon treaty was meant to clarify the European Union’s role and political identity, it remains a challenge for politicians and decision-makers to define. Rethinking Democracy and the European Union looks at both the concept of the EU as a political system, and analyses the meaning and...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The European Union and the Public Sphere

    A Communicative Space in the Making?

    Edited by John Erik Fossum, Philip R. Schlesinger

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    The European Union is often attacked for its ‘democratic deficit’, namely its deficiencies in representation, transparency and accountability, as well as its lack of popular support. Can these shortcomings be counteracted by the development of a viable European public sphere? This book assesses the...

    Published June 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Developing a Constitution for Europe

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum, Agustin Jose Menedez

    Series: Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

    This new book tackles the challenges of forging a legitimate constitution for the European Union. The EU is currently in the midst of a comprehensive process of reform. These leading authors clarify its constitutional status, taking stock of the European Charter of Fundamental...

    Published May 4th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Democracy in the European Union

    Integration Through Deliberation?

    Edited by Erik Oddvar Eriksen, John Erik Fossum

    The European Union is widely held to suffer from a democratic deficit, and this raises a wider question: can democracy at all be applied to decision-making bodies beyond the nation state? Today, the EU is a highly complex entity undergoing profound changes. This book asks how the type of...

    Published January 19th 2000 by Routledge

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