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The European Union, how democratic is it?

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Published by Sage in London, Thousand Oaks, CA .
Written in English

  • European Union countries,
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • European Union.,
    • Democracy -- Europe.,
    • European Union countries -- Politics and government.,
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-292) and index.

      Statementedited by Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen.
      ContributionsAndersen, Svein S., 1952-, Eliassen, Kjell A.
      LC ClassificationsJN40 .E87 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 295 p. :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL543362M
      ISBN 100761951121, 076195113X
      LC Control Number96123116

      This book looks at democratic empowerment via institutional designs that extend the political rights of European citizens. It focuses on three themes: first, the positive and negative effects of the European Union institutional design on the political rights of its citizens; second, challenges for democratic regimes across the world in the 21st century in the context of regionalism and. European Union (EU), international organization comprising 27 European countries and governing common economic, social, and security policies. The EU was created by the Maastricht Treaty, which entered into force on November 1, The EU’s common currency is the euro. Learn more about the EU in this article.

      They suggest that this is a positive development for the future of democratic accountability in the European Union. Reviews ‘Combining a solid understanding of European integration with the latest advances in legislative studies, Democratic Politics in the European Parliament is bound to change our thinking of EU : Simon Hix, Abdul G. Noury, Gérard Roland. Introduction. European integration has long had an enhancing effect on Europe’s national democracies. In addition to meeting its initial commitments to peace and prosperity, the European Union has generated policies to address problems that national governments cannot resolve effectively on their own in an increasingly globalized world.

      The question of whether the governance of the European Union (EU) lacks democratic legitimacy has been debated since the time of the European Economic Community in the late s. This led in part to an elected European Parliament being created in and given the power to approve or reject EU then, usage of the term has broadened to describe newer issues facing the. The European Union (EU) is a group of democratic European states, joined by the common end of peace and prosperity. The members of the EU have assigned some of their power to joint organic structures in order to guarantee specific affairs of joint involvement can be made democratically, with the best involvements of the EU as a whole in head.

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