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Political Parties In The European Union
Introduction - Shape of the EU Party System - Organisation of Parties in the EU - Party Groups in the European Parliament: Election and Formation - Party Groups in the European Parliament:… Expand
Legitimacy and the European Union
Legitimacy and the EU
Series Editor's Preface. 1. Analysing Legitimacy and the EU. 2. Identity. 3. Democracy. 4. Performance. 5. Legitimacy and the EU - Problems and Perspectives. References. Index.
The democratic legitimacy of codecision
- Christopher J. Lord
- 27 June 2013
This contribution develops a framework for evaluating the legitimacy of codecision. It uses democratic theory to clarify the role of legislative procedures in securing the legitimacy of political… Expand
Legitimizing the EU: Is there a ‘Post‐parliamentary Basis’ for its Legitimation?
This article argues that its character as a non‐state political system makes little difference to how the EU ought to be legitimated. Minimum requirements for the legitimation of the liberal… Expand
A Democratic Audit of the European Union
- Christopher J. Lord
- Political Science
What is a Democratic Audit? Auditing Democracy in the European Union Citizenship Consent Representation Accountability (The Commission) Accountability (Council) Constitutionalism, Democracy and the… Expand
E Pluribus Unum? Creative Disagreement About Legitimacy in the EU
This article considers how a plurality of views on how the EU ought to be legitimated may even contribute to its overall legitimacy and not, as is often assumed, to its contestedness as a polity. It… Expand
The political economy of monetary union
Introduction What is Monetary Union? Conceiving Monetary Union, 1957-88 The Bargaining of Monetary Union, 1988-91 The Politics of the Transition, 1991-98 The Economics of the Maastricht Treaty The… Expand
The EU's many representative modes: Colliding? Cohering?
At first glance the European Union's (EU's) compound form of representation allows a wide-ranging spectrum of actors to claim to be representative, and allows different channels to feed their demands… Expand