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  • 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 ...