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"Governance and institutional development"

Jachtenfuchs, Markus and Kohler-Koch, Beate. (2003) "Governance and institutional development". In: UNSPECIFIED, Nashville, TN. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Given this complexity in a rapidly evolving field of research, this article does not attempt to explore the varieties of governance approaches, but makes an argument about the contribution that a governance perspective can make towards a more comprehensive understanding of the development of the Euro-policy as compared to other approaches such as classical integration theory, policy analysis or the constitutional debate. In our view, this contribution is threefold. First, a governance perspective is able to link policy-making and institution-building. Second, it re-introduces the competition for political power into the analysis. Third, it allows to discuss normative issues of a good political order for the EU without losing contact to empirical research on how political life in the EU actually functions.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > political affairs > governance: EU & national level
    EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > institutional development/policy > general
    EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > institutional development/policy > decision making/policy-making
    Other > integration theory (see also researching and writing the EU in this section)
    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: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2006
    Page Range: p. 30
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:42
    URI: http://aei.pitt.edu/id/eprint/6506

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