Representation and Democracy in the EU: Does one come at the expense of the other?

Representation and Democracy in the EU: Does one come at the expense of the other?


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138824409
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues Series
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Bellamy is the Director of the Max Weber Programme of the European University in Florence. His research is in normative political theory, particularly citizenship, democracy and constitutionalism.

Sandra Kröger is a lecturer in the politics department of the University of Exeter. Her research interests are European democracy, national parliaments and civil society organizations.

Table of Contents

1. Representation Deficits and Surpluses in EU Policy-making 2. ‘An Ever Closer Union Among the Peoples of Europe’: Republican Intergovernmentalism and Democratic Representation within the EU 3. The Pitfalls of Representation as Claims-Making in the European Union 4. Bicameral or Tricameral? National Parliaments and Representative Democracy in the European Union 5. A New Type of Representative Democracy? Reconsidering the Role of National Parliaments in the European Union 6. Representation in the European State of Emergency: Parliaments against Governments? 7. Creating a European Demos? The Representativeness of European Umbrella Organisations 8. Making the Environment Present: Political Representation, Democracy and Civil Society Organisations in EU Climate Change Politics 9. What Determines Demand for European Union Referendums?

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