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Democracy, legitimacy, and the European Union

by Christer Karlsson

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Published by Distributor, Uppsala University Library in Uppsala, Sweden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European Union -- Decision making.,
  • Democracy.,
  • Democratization.,
  • Legitimacy of governments.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChrister Karlsson.
    SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 146
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN40 .K37 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4020480M
    ISBN 109155450385
    LC Control Number2001400634
    OCLC/WorldCa47196939

    Justice, Not Democracy: Legitimacy in the European Union. JÜRGEN NEYER. Corresponding Author. European University Viadrina. Jürgen Neyer European University Viadrina PF , Frankfurt (Oder) Tel +49 email Cited by: These, we believe, are at the root of the current legitimacy ‘crisis’, as well as showcasing some of the Union’s strengths and future areas for development. The European Parliament. Credits: Rama (CC BY-SA ) On the one hand, the EU has surprisingly high levels of transparency by international standards.

    In this latest addition to the burgeoning literature on democracy in the European Union, Joseph Lacey argues that a democratic deficit threatens the European Union’s future but that it would be possible for the Union to achieve democratic : Paolo Dardanelli. Summarizes the findings presented in the preceding chapters. Interpretation of the implications of these findings focuses on the distinction between the facilitation and the mobilization of electoral participation, taking into account the different contexts created by different types of democratic governance and specifically by the type of governance embodied in the European Union.

    European Council, democracy and legitimacy issues in the Union were again important subjects of conversation. The Laeken declaration, in which more or less the agenda was set up for the convention debates, formulated a diversity of questions that concerned the democratic legitimacy of the Union. People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy by Richard Sinnott, Jean Blondel and Palle Svensson (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product.


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Democracy, legitimacy, and the European Union by Christer Karlsson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Debating the Democratic Legitimacy of the European Union brings together distinguished thinkers from law, political science, sociology, and political philosophy to explore the potential for democratically legitimate governance in the European Union. Drawing on different theoretical perspectives and strands from democratic theory, this volume is the first of its kind to overcome the Format: Paperback.

Show Summary Details. Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union. Policy Effectiveness and Transparency in European Policy-Making. Identity and Solidarity. Political Time in the EU. Public Opinion and Integration.

Rights (And Obligations) in EU by: Legitimacy and the European Union breaks with established approaches and the European Union book the problem of the legitimacy of the European Union by focusing on the recent trend towards reconceptualization of the EU not as a superstate or an organization of states, but as a multi-level, contested polity without precedent.

The book examines the implications of this 5/5(1). This chapter examines the extent to which decision-making in the European Union can be considered democratic and legitimate. It first considers the ‘permissive consensus’ on which the initial stages of European integration were based before discussing how the European democratic deficit emerged as an important issue of debate during the s after the Maastricht Treaty had transferred Author: Stijn Smismans.

Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Karlsson, Christer, Democracy, legitimacy, and the European Union book the European Union. Uppsala, Sweden. DOI link for Legitimacy and the European Union. Legitimacy and the European Union book. Legitimacy and the European Union the text analyses the character and problems of the European Union's authority in respect of democracy, political identity and governmental performance.

Its distinctive claim is that political legitimacy can now only Cited by: Scholars of the European Union have analyzed the EU's legitimacy mainly in terms of two normative criteria: output effectiveness for the people and input participation by the people.

This article a Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union Revisited: Input, Output and ‘Throughput’ - Vivien A. Schmidt, Cited by: The discussion about a constitution for the European Union and its rejection by referendum in two of the EU founding member states has once again spurred public and scholarly interest in the democratic quality and potential of the European Union.

Debating the Democratic Legitimacy of the European Union brings together distinguished thinkers from law, political science, sociology, and political philosophy to explore the potential for democratically legitimate governance in the European Union.

Abstract This is an introduction to a Special Issue that first considers representative and deliberative conceptions of democratic legitimacy in the EU, and then presents empirical research on how the institutions of the EU are attempting to increase the democratic legitimacy of the multi‐level political system.

The first three articles concern central democratic concepts and use political Cited by: Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union Revisited: Input, Output and 'Throughput' Article (PDF Available) in Political Studies 61(1) January Author: Vivien Schmidt.

Centripetal democracy is the idea that legitimate democratic institutions set in motion forms of citizen practice and representative behaviour that serve as powerful drivers of political identity formation.

Partisan modes of political representation in the context of multifaceted electoral and direct democratic voting opportunities are emphasised on this model. Cini & P?rez-Sol?rzano Borrag?n: European Union Politics 5e Chapter Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union.

Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union Jacques Thomassen and Hermann Schmitt 1. Introduction “It is clear what European citizens want.

They want the Union to address their concerns and help solve their problems. They want the European Union to do what it was created to do: to take on, effectively and democratically, those cross-border.

The Politics of Democratic Legitimation in the European Union Dr. Berthold Rittberger Prize Research Fellow Nuffield College University of Oxford [email protected] 6 March Abstract Since the early s, the infamous ‘democratic deficit’ has become one of the most widely addressed research themes in the study of EuropeanFile Size: KB.

Scholars of the European Union have analyzed the EU’s legitimacy mainly in terms of two normative criteria: output effectiveness for the people and input participation by the people. This article argues that missing from this theorization is what. The question of whether the governance of the European Union (EU) lacks democratic legitimacy has been debated since the time of the European Economic Community in the late s.

This led in part to an elected European Parliament being created in and given the power to approve or reject EU then, usage of the term has broadened to describe newer issues facing the. Key words: models of a transnational democracy, dual legitimacy, European Union. Introduction Democracy is a predominant political system in the modern world.

The democratic political order has already crossed the borders of a national state. Also the ongoing process of.

This book addresses one of the most relevant challenges to the sustainability of the European Union (EU) as a political project: the deficit of citizens’ support. It identifies missing elements of pop Democratic Legitimacy in the European Union and Global Governance Building a European.

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It begins by examining the concepts of democracy and legitimacy as applied to the supranational level of governance, by briefly reviewing approaches to the study of turnout Pages: