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The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister.

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: European Union. 256 pages.

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship....

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The Active Leverage of the European Union

Milada Anna Vachudova.

in Europe Undivided

February 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 15224 words.

This chapter presents a theoretical framework for the EU’s active leverage, defined as the EU’s deliberate efforts to promote reform in candidate states moving towards EU membership. Active...

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Actors and Institutions in Environmental Governance

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter and Brendan Flynn.

in Environmental Governance in Europe

October 2002; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 13029 words.

Policy-making is an institutional process as well as an intellectual activity. In the previous chapter, the intellectual component of policy-making was examined by looking at some of the...

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Adjudicatory Authority in Practice

Mareike Kleine.

in Informal Governance in the European Union

September 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 4375 words.

This chapter demonstrates how the presidency allows the member states to discriminate in practice between legitimate and exaggerated demands for flexibility. The case of the Working Time...

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Administrative structures in Germany

Arthur B. Gunlicks.

in The Länder and German federalism

July 2003; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 21299 words.

To some extent the Allies tried after World War II to break older administrative traditions in Germany, but the Americans and French looked for guidance at the pre-Nazi administrative...

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Adversaries on the Left: Revolutionary Rhetoric and Reformist Realities

Jack Hayward.

in Fragmented France

April 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 15369 words.

Weak party and trade union organizations have been fragmented by fascination with revolutionary rhetoric despite recourse in practice to reformism. Following a contrast between anarchist...

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Adversaries: Partisan Intellectuals and Polarized Political Culture

Jack Hayward.

in Fragmented France

April 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 16775 words.

Intellectuals have imparted polemical contentiousness to French political controversy. Zola's role in the Dreyfus case had a literary legacy on both the Left and Right, with Surrealists and...

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Adversaries: Polarized and Fragmented Party Politics of the Right

Jack Hayward.

in Fragmented France

April 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 16937 words.

The Left/Right bipolarization oversimplifies fractionalized schisms often prompted by personal ambitions disguised as ideological dissensions. The extreme Right was exemplified by the...

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Affirmative Borders

Nick Vaughan-Williams.

in Europe’s Border Crisis

September 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: European Union. 15003 words.

The final chapter reiterates that bordering practices are only ever attempts at controlling mobility. However, instead of prioritizing an ontology of escape, agency, and/or resistance, the...

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After the Euro

Edited by Colin Crouch.

March 2000; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: European Union. 304 pages.

The introduction of the single European currency, the euro, draws attention to the institutional deficit of the European Union: the organizational structures and forms of governance within...

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