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"Europeanization: A Governance Approach"

Bache, Ian (2003) "Europeanization: A Governance Approach". In: UNSPECIFIED, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. (Unpublished)

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      Abstract

      Europeanization studies reveal considerable variation in the impact of the EU on member states. In this context, this paper argues for an approach to Europeanization that is sensitive to the national context. As such, the governance approach offered here incorporates the insights of the Differentiated Polity (DP) model developed by Rhodes as an organising perspective for understanding contemporary British politics and government. The paper has seven sections. Section two considers a number of first generation Europeanization studies, which focus on institutional adaptation to EU pressures; section three considers second generation concerns of ideas, values and identity; section four addresses the definitional issues that abound in the literature and suggests a definition that embraces first and second generation concerns; section five develops a governance approach to the study of Europeanization; section six utilises this approach in relation to EU regional policy; section seven concludes by reflecting on the utility of the governance approach to Europeanization.

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      Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Differentiated polity.
      Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > U.K.
      EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > political affairs > governance: EU & national level
      EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > regional policy/structural funds
      EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > europeanisation/europeanization & European identity
      Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
      EU Series: UNSPECIFIED
      ["eprint_fieldname_eusries" not defined]: UNSPECIFIED
      EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
      Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA) > Biennial Conference > 2003 (8th), March 27-29, 2003
      Depositing User: Ian Bache
      Official EU Document: No
      Language: English
      Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2003
      Page Range: p. 19
      Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:15
      URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/554

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