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Still the Century of Corporatism
Until recently, Manoilesco's confident prediction could easily be dismissed as yet another example of the ideological bias, wishful thinking and overinflated rhetoric of the thirties, anExpand
Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Tentative Conclusions about Uncertain Democracies
Political science scholars consider the four-volume work "Transitions from Authoritarian Rule" to be a foundational text for studying the process of democratization, specifically in those cases whereExpand
The organization of business interests: Studying the associative action of business in advanced industrial societies
The paper presents a theoretical outline for a cross-national comparative study of business associations. It identifies two clusters of independent variables that are assumed to affect the structureExpand
What Democracy Is. . . and Is Not
Philippe C. Schmitter is professor of political science and director of the Center for European Studies at Stanford University. Terry Lynn Karl is associate professor of political science andExpand
A Revised Theory of Regional Integration
The study of regional integration, of how national units come to share part or all of their decisional authority with an emerging international organization, is one of the areas of political inquiryExpand
Participation in Governance Arrangements: Is there any Reason to Expect it will Achieve
The aim of this project is to examine new forms of governance for promoting sustainability and innovation and to place this discussion in the context of a multi-level polity (i.e. the EuropeanExpand
How to Democratize the European Union...and Why Bother
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Citizenship Chapter 4 Representation Chapter 5 Decision-Making Chapter 6 Why Bother to Democratize the Euro-polity?
Economics and Differential Patterns of Political Integration: Projections About Unity in Latin America
Does the economic integration of a group of nations automatically trigger political unity? Must economic unions be perceived as “successful†in order to lead to political unification? Or are theExpand