Conclusion: No Integration Without Representation? <sup>1</sup>

Berthold Rittberger

in Building Europe's Parliament

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199273423
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602764 | DOI:
Conclusion: No Integration Without Representation? 								1

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The conclusion discusses the broader implications of the book’s findings for the ‘state’ of parliamentary democracy in the EU and the prospects for parliamentary democracy in other international organizations. Are concerns for democracy in international polities linked to the degree to which national governments transfer sovereignty to international organizations? Under what conditions can we expect parliamentary institutions to arise and develop outside the EU?

Keywords: advocacy democracy; democratic legitimacy; direct democracy; international organization; representative democracy

Chapter.  5008 words. 

Subjects: European Union

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