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A Postfunctionalist Theory of European Integration: From Permissive Consensus to Constraining Dissensus
Preferences over jurisdictional architecture are the product of three irreducible logics: efficiency, distribution and identity. This article substantiates the following claims: (a) European
Unraveling the Central State, but How? Types of Multi-level Governance
The reallocation of authority upward, downward, and sideways from central states has drawn attention from a growing number of scholars in political science. Yet beyond agreement that governance has
Multi-Level Governance and European Integration
This book discusses multi-level governance in the European Union, the sources of Multi-level Governance, and why national leaders Diffuse Authority.
Does Left/Right Structure Party Positions on European Integration?
How is contestation on European integration structured among national political parties? Are issues arising from European integration assimilated into existing dimensions of domestic contestation? We
Calculation, Community and Cues
This article summarizes and extends the main lines of theorizing on public opinion on European integration. We test theories of economic calculus and communal identity in a multi-level analysis of
Measuring party positions in Europe
This article reports on the 2010 Chapel Hill expert surveys (CHES) and introduces the CHES trend file, which contains measures of national party positioning on European integration, ideology and
The Rise of Regional Authority: A Comparative Study of 42 Democracies
1. Measuring Regional Authority 2. Operationalizing Regional Authority 3. Validation of the Regional Authority Index 4. An Era of Regionalization Appendix A: Profiles of Regional Reform in 42
Explaining the salience of anti-elitism and reducing political corruption for political parties in Europe with the 2014 Chapel Hill Expert Survey data
This article addresses the variation of anti-corruption and anti-elite salience in party positioning across Europe. It demonstrates that while anti-corruption salience is primarily related to the
European integration from the 1980s: State-centric v. multi-level governance
This article takes initial steps in evaluating contending models of EU governance. We argue that the sovereignty of individual states is diluted in the European arena by collective decision-making
Party Competition and European Integration in the East and West
How does the ideological profile of a political party affect its support or opposition to European integration? The authors investigate this question with a new expert data set on party positioning