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European Union : power and policy-making / ed. Jeremy Richardson, Sonia Mazey

Secondary Author Richardson, J. J., 1942-
Mazey, Sonia
Country Reino Unido. Edition 4th ed Publication London : Routledge, 2015 Description XIV, 503 p. : il. ; 25 cm ISBN 978-0-415-71552-2 CDU 341.217:061.1UE 061.1UE:341.217
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A key textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of contemporary European politics, European Union: Power and policy-making 4th edition offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the European Union policy process.

Intended to advance understanding of the EU as a now mature and ongoing policy system, this book addresses the central issues relating to the distribution of power and influence in the European Union including:

Theoretical perspectives The roles of key institutions in the processing of policy problems Different channels of representation The EU as a policy-making state

Written by a distinguished group of international scholars, this new edition will also appeal to the worldwide community of researchers on the EU.

New to this edition: 

New chapters on The Politics of Multispeed Europe, The Distribution of Power Among Institutions, EU Agencies, Covert Integration in the European Union, and Political Representation and Democracy in the EU. New authors and theoretical approaches on many topics such as differentiated integration, opt-outs and multi-speed integration, negotiation and coalition building, the interplay of judicial and legislative policy-making, power distribution, agency behaviour, integration by subterfuge, the democratic deficit fully updated data and content throughout

Jeremy Richardson is joined by a co-editor, Professor Sonia Mazey, for the fourth expanded edition of this highly regarded textbook on the EU.

Jeremy Richardson is an Emeritus Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, UK, and Adjunct Professor at the National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is also Founder and Co-editor of the Journal of European Public Policy

Sonia Mazey is a Professor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and formally a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford, UK

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1 State Building, Differentiated Integration and a Multispeed Europe
  • 1 The EU as a policy-making state: a policy system like any other?
  • 2 The EU as a system of differentiated integration: a challenge for theories of European integration?
  • 3 The politics of multispeed integration in the European Union
  • Part 2 INstitutional Processing
  • 4 The European Commission
  • 5 The EU's multilevel parliamentary system
  • 6 The Councils of the EU: intergovernmental bargaining in a supranational polity
  • 7 The shadow of case law: the Court of Justice of the European union and the policy process
  • 8 The distribution of power among institutions Robert Thomson
  • 9 The EU budget: which fiscal capacity at the European level?
  • 10 EU agencies
  • Part 3 Variegated Policy-Making
  • 11 EU enlargement
  • 12 The EU as an international actor
  • 13 European regulation
  • 14 European macroeconomic governance
  • 15 Covert integration in the European Union
  • 16 Implementation
  • Part 4 Channels of Representation
  • 17 European elections and the European voter
  • 18 Shooting where the ducks are: EU lobbying and institutionalized promiscuity
  • 19 Bypassing the nation state? Regions and the EU policy process
  • 20 Political Representation and democracy in the EU

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Jeremy Richardson is an Emeritus Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, UK, and Adjunct Professor at the National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He is also Founder and Co-editor of the Journal of European Public Policy

Sonia Mazey is a Professor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury, New Zealand and formally a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford, UK

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