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  • The European Citizens’ Initiative: a new sphere of EU politics? 

    Garcia, Luis Bouza; Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/iga.2014.14, 2014-10)
    GARCIA, L. B. and GREENWOOD, J., 2014. The European Citizens’ Initiative: a new sphere of EU politics? Interest Groups & Advocacy, 3 (3), pp. 246-267.
    EU public policy is notoriously technical and consensus orientated, and dialogue between political institutions and interest groups enhance tendencies for inward looking and elite politics. The European Citizens’ Initiative ...
  • The European Citizens’ Initiative: the territorial extension of a European political public sphere? 

    Greenwood, Justin; Tuokko, Katja (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23745118.2016.1202234, 2016-07-04)
    GREENWOOD, J. and TUOKKO, K. 2016. The European Citizens’ Initiative: the territorial extension of a European political public sphere? European politics and society [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23745118.2016.1202234
    A key aim of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) introduced in 2012 was to promote transnational discussion and deliberation, but there is relatively little analysis of the impact of this feature. We use primary and ...
  • The European Citizen’s Initiative and EU civil society organisations. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Taylor & Francis. http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/15705854.2012.702576, 2012-09)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2012. The European Citizen’s Initiative and EU civil society organisations. Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 13 (3), pp. 325-336.
    The procedural demands of the new European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) require the 'Citizens Committees' which host them to be backed by professional organisation. One potential source would be civil society organisations ...
  • The European Commission and the public governance of interest groups in the European Union: seeking a niche between accreditation and laissez-faire. 

    Greenwood, Justin; Halpin, Darren (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15705850701322541, 2007)
    GREENWOOD, J. and HALPIN, D., 2007. The European Commission and the public governance of interest groups in the European Union: seeking a niche between accreditation and laissez-faire. Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 8 (2), pp. 189-210.
    As interest groups participate in public policy, so demands arise for the regulation of their input. These vary between purposeful laissez-faire, and accreditation in return for norm observance, with attempts to find ...
  • The European Parliament as a developing legislature: coming of age in trilogues? 

    Roederer-Rynning, Christilla; Greenwood, Justin (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2016.1184297, 2016-06-08)
    ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. and GREENWOOD, J. 2016. The European Parliament as a developing legislature: coming of age in trilogues? Journal of European public policy [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13501763.2016.1184297
    This article examines the institutionalization of the European Parliament-as-a-legislature. It draws on the political development scholarship to conceptualize institutionalization and highlight the role of the environment ...
  • The institutional effects of the Scottish Parliament upon organised interests. 

    MacIver, Hazel E. C. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2004-06)
    Interest group activity in Scotland has been subject to relatively little academic research. This thesis, begun the same year that the Scottish Parliament opened, looks at the effects of this new political institution ...
  • The lobby regulation element of the European Transparency Initiative: between liberal and deliberative models of democracy. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/cep.2010.18, 2011-07)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2011. The lobby regulation element of the European Transparency Initiative: between liberal and deliberative models of democracy. Comparative European Politics, 9 (3), pp. 317-343.
    The EU’s dependence upon exchanges with organised civil society as a proxy for popular participation makes its procedures for participatory governance critical for input legitimacy. The most recent of these is the European ...
  • Organized civil society and democratic legitimacy in the European Union. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Cambridge University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007123407000166, 2007-04)
    GREENWOOD, J., 2007. Organized civil society and democratic legitimacy in the European Union. British Journal of Political Science, 37 (2), pp. 333-357.
    Structural limitations in models of representative democracy have enhanced the space for other mechanisms of legitimacy in the European Union, including participatory models in which organized civil society interests are ...
  • The public accountability of business associations under conditions of EU policy participation. 

    Barlow, Rachel Ann (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2014-10)
    Set in the context of wider problems of EU popular legitimacy, the thesis explores a participatory model of EU policy making based around business associations as agents of participation. Policy participation implies public ...
  • The role of specialised groups in the debate about the European Constitution. 

    Garcia, Luis Bouza (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2012-05)
    This thesis uses the notion of specialised publics in order to analyse whether the participation of civil society organisations in the European Convention contributed to make European publics more aware of this debate. In ...
  • Tourism in peripheral areas: the use of causal networks and lesson drawing as analytical methods. 

    Nash, Robert (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2002-02)
    The thesis sets out to evaluate the use of Causal Networks as a methodology and as a means of highlighting the problems associated with tourism in peripheral areas. Once these problems were identified through this ...
  • The Transparency Register: a European vanguard of strong lobby regulation? 

    Greenwood, Justin; Dreger, Joanna (Palgrave http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1057/iga.2013.3, 2013-06)
    GREENWOOD, J. and DREGER, J., 2013. The Transparency Register: a European vanguard of strong lobby regulation? Interest Groups & Advocacy, 2 (2), pp. 139-162.
    A recent comparative analysis of the content of lobby regulation schemes published in this journal casts measures developed at European Union (EU) level as the vanguard of a ‘new wave’ of strong lobby regulation across ...