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The European Citizens’ Initiative: a new sphere of EU politics?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-10)
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 'Europeanization' of the Basel process: financial harmonization between globalization and parliamentarization.
Public policy initiatives aimed at the prevention of future financial crises originate with global harmonization in the form of executive standards issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. This article explores ...
The public accountability of business associations under conditions of EU policy participation.
(Robert Gordon University, 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 regional offices in Brussels: from 'push and pull' to 'people and place'.
(Berghahn Journals, 2014-12-01)
The potential of 'people and place' is assessed as a means to broaden research about regional political actors into key questions about their role in European integration, largely dormant since the European Commission's ...