Marshall, Adam Jay. (2004) Europeanisation at the Urban Level: Local Actors, Institutions and the Dynamics of Multi-Level Interaction. In: UNSPECIFIED, Sheffield, UK.
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Involvement in EU-sponsored programmes has provided urban institutions and actors across Europe with unprecedented access to new sources of information, legitimacy, and not least, financial support. From established local authorities to fledgling neighbourhood partnerships, actors across the urban spectrum see increased European involvement as a central component of innovative governance. This paper seeks to evaluate whether European working has provoked shifts in the institutionalised norms, beliefs, and values held by participants in governance at the city level, focusing in particular on the experience of British cities. In order to do so, the paper elaborates a four-part framework for Europeanisation at the urban level, and subsequently applies this framework to the empirical cases of Birmingham and Glasgow. It then attempts to draw some preliminary conclusions about how involvement in EU Structural Fund programmes affects embedded norms and practices in cities across the continent.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects for non-EU documents:||EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > regional policy/structural funds|
EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > europeanisation/europeanization & European identity
EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > political affairs > governance: EU & national level > subnational/regional/territorial
Countries > U.K.
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|Conference:||University of Sheffield, Department of Politics > ESRC/UACES Series of Seminars on EBPP > 2004-04-23 Seminar on EBPP|
|Depositing User:||Phil Wilkin|
|Official EU Document:||No|
|Date Deposited:||03 Jun 2004|
|Page Range:||p. 26|
|Last Modified:||15 Feb 2011 17:19|
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