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An analysis of eParticipation in Scottish local authorities
(The Robert Gordon University, 2010-03)
Consulting the public in policy making is a statutory obligation for Scottish local authorities but ‘traditional’ forms of public participation such as public meetings are not considered to be effective for engaging a ...
Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people.
(The Robert Gordon University, 2009-12)
The Scottish Parliament which (re)convened in 1999 was designed to engender a new style of political practice. This ‘new politics’ was intended to address perceived failures within the ‘Westminster approach’ to policy‐making ...
French and British corporate political strategies in the case of the European Merger Control Regime: national or European?
(The Robert Gordon University, 2009-02)
Has the construction of a European level playing field in terms of policy solutions in the merger control field led to a de facto standardisation of European corporate modes of representation? This study challenges ...
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 ...