Beyond a constraining dissensus: The role of national parliaments in domesticating and normalising the politicization of European integration

  title={Beyond a constraining dissensus: The role of national parliaments in domesticating and normalising the politicization of European integration},
  author={Sandra Kr{\"o}ger and Richard Bellamy},
  journal={Comparative European Politics},
At the heart of the growing politicization of the EU lies a concern with how European integration potentially undermines forms of communal self-government linked to established political identities. This concern originates not from the much discussed democratic deficit of EU institutions but from a ‘democratic disconnect’ between domestic democratic institutions and processes and the decisions made at the EU level by national executives and EU officials. Our contention is that enhancing the… 
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