A dialogue across paradigms. The European Commission’s autonomous power within the open method of coordination

@inproceedings{Deganis2011ADA,
  title={A dialogue across paradigms. The European Commission’s autonomous power within the open method of coordination},
  author={Isabelle Deganis},
  year={2011}
}
This research project seeks to gauge the autonomous power of the European Commission within the Open Method of Coordination (OMC), a new mode of governance coined at the Lisbon European Council in March 2000 and based on the principle of the voluntary cooperation of Member States. Two cases form the basis of this inquiry, namely, quality in work, a policy issue addressed under the banner of the European Employment Strategy, and child poverty and social exclusion, a key item on the agenda of the… CONTINUE READING