Law and Governance in Postnational Europe: Compliance Beyond the Nation-State

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Arguing that legal rules can be implemented beyond national boundaries, this volume examines compliance beyond the nation-state. Four contributors compare compliance with regulations that have been formulated in a very similar way at different levels of governance. They demonstrate that nation states do not necessarily display the best compliance records and that a high degree of legalization, verification and sanctioning systems seem to be more important.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521841351
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/15/2004
  • Series: Themes in European Governance Series
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction: law and compliance at different levels Michael Zürn; 2. The analysis of compliance with international rules: definitions, variables and methodology Jürgen Neyer and Dieter Wolf; 3. State aid control at the national, European and international level Dieter Wolf; 4. Domestic limits of supranational law: comparing compliance with European and international foodstuffs regulations Jürgen Neyer; 5. Politics of intergovernmental redistribution: comparing compliance with European and federal redistributive regulations Jürgen Neyer; 6. Conclusions - the conditions of compliance Michael Zürn and Jürgen Neyer; 7. Compliance research in legal perspectives Christian Joerges; References; Index.

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