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Democratic Dilemmas of Multilevel Governance

Legitimacy, Representation and Accountability in the European Union

  • Joan DeBardeleben
  • Achim Hurrelmann
Book

Part of the Transformations of the State book series (TRST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Joan DeBardeleben, Achim Hurrelmann
      Pages 1-14
  3. Multilevel Governance and Democratic Legitimacy: Conceptual Issues

  4. Social Underpinnings of Democracy in the EU

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Hartmut Wessler, Michael Brüggemann, Katharina Kleinen-von Königslöw, Stefanie Sifft, Andreas Wimmel
      Pages 94-116
  5. Political Participation in the EU’s Multilevel System

  6. EU Enlargement, Democracy and Multilevel Governance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Yvonne Galligan, Sara Clavero
      Pages 216-239
    3. Joan DeBardeleben, Achim Hurrelmann
      Pages 240-243
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 244-255

About this book

Introduction

Focusing on the EU, this volume, with a combination of theoretical perspectives and empirical research, examines the problems multilevel governance causes for democratic legitimacy by placing it in a comparative and theoretical context, and explore how challenges faced by the EU compare with those faced by traditional federal systems worldwide.

Keywords

democracy EU Enlargement Europe European Integration European Parliament European Union European Union (EU) gender Governance identity Integration Nation parliament participation political participation

Editors and affiliations

  • Joan DeBardeleben
    • 1
  • Achim Hurrelmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Carleton UniversityCanada

About the editors

MICHAEL BRÜGGEMANN is Research Fellow at the Collaborative Research Center on 'Transformations of the State', University of Bremen, Germany SARA CLAVERO is Research Fellow at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland GERARD DELANTY is Professor of Sociology, University of Liverpool, UK YVONNE GALLIGAN is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Advancement of Women in Politics, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland RANDALL D. GERMAIN is Associate Professor of Political Science at Carleton University, Canada Justin Greenwood is Professor of European Public Policy at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland KATHARINA KLEINEN-V.KÖNIGSLÖW is Research Fellow at the Collaborative Research Center 'Transformations of the State', University of Bremen, Germany LAWRENCE LEDUC is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, Canada DAVID OST is Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, USA TAM TAPIO RAUNIO is Professor of Political Science at the University of Tampere, Finland STEFANIE SIFFT is Research Fellow at the Collaborative Research Center 'Transformations of the State', University of Bremen, Germany JENNIFER SMITH is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada HARTMUT WESSLER is Professor of Mass Communication at International University Bremen, Germany ANDREAS WIMMEL Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at the Institute for Advances Studies in Vienna, Austria

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