• Corpus ID: 152654601

Does deliberation matter?: the impact of the Bologna process on attitudes and policies in European higher education

  title={Does deliberation matter?: the impact of the Bologna process on attitudes and policies in European higher education},
  author={C{\'e}cile Hoareau},
This research analyses the impact of deliberative governance mechanisms on policy reforms. This mode of governance involves the direct participation of state and non-state actors in meetings, during which participants are open to the exchange of arguments about a particular policy space and to reaching an agreement which can be non-binding. This research develops the theoretical claim that deliberative governance has a significant impact on the cognitive aspect of domestic policies and in… 
Deliberative governance in the European Higher Education Area. The Bologna Process as a case of alternative governance architecture in Europe
Designing political institutions is a balancing act between upholding democratic ideals and accommodating constraints. Advocates of deliberative governance in the European Union live this tension in
Still the main show in town? Assessing political saliency of the Bologna Process across time and space
Numerous studies focused on the linkages between the Bologna Process and system – as well as organizational-level changes – implying significance of the process for higher education policy dynamics.
Higher education governance in France, Germany, and Italy: Change and variation in the impact of transnational soft governance
Abstract There is a consensus that transnational soft governance has unleashed the forces of change in higher education. However, individual national HE systems are still anchored in country-specific
Interplay between Politics and Institution in Higher Education Reform
  • Saber Khelifi
  • Political Science
    European Journal of Educational Research
  • 2019
The advent of the new economy brought university reforms to the limelight, and higher education research concentrated on the study of interactions of multi-level, multi-actor policy reforms, to the
Exploring the governance of Polish public higher education: balancing restored historical legacies with Europeanization and market pressures
This article places developments in Polish public higher education (HE) in the broader context of the literature on HE governance and, in particular, marketization. The Polish case stands out due to
Europeanization in the “Wild East”? Analyzing higher education governance reform in Georgia and Armenia
The authors examine higher education developments in two peripheral post-communist countries—Georgia and Armenia, whose education systems have previously received little attention in the literature.
Les transformations des universités françaises
Ce rapport s’inscrit dans le cadre du « plan Sciences Humaines et Sociales » (mesure 9 : valoriser la recherche sur l’enseignement superieur) lance par Monsieur Thierry Mandon en novembre 2016. Il ne


From Voluntary Participation to Monitored Coordination: why European countries feel increasingly bound by their commitment to the Bologna Process
Beginning in the year 2000, higher education policies all over Europe were transformed by the launching and evolution of the Bologna Process, otherwise known as the process of creating a European
Integration and the Quest for Consensus -on the Micro-foundation of Supranationalism
The EU has firmly moved beyond what is termed an intergovernmental organisation. But how can supranationalism be explained action theoretically? Political integration is a process where actors shift
The Institutional Foundations of Intergovernmentalism and Supranationalism in the European Union
We present a unified model of the politics of the European Union (EU). We focus on the effects of the EU's changing treaty base (from the Rome to Amsterdam Treaties) on the relations among its three
EU Committees: Social Regulation, Law and Politics
One of the striking features of the European Community's regulatory regimes is the role assigned to committees at all stages of the preparation of new measures and the implementation of its policies.
How does Europeanization Produce Domestic Policy Change?
This article raises the question whether corporate tax policies in Italy and the United Kingdom have been changed by the emergence of an embryonic tax regime at the European Union (EU) level. The
The OMC - a deliberative-democratic mode of governance? The cases of employment and pensions 1
The open method of co-ordination’s (OMC’s) emphasis on transparency, democratic participation and learning has led to a particular interest in this governance mechanism from the perspective of
Higher education, internationalisation, and the nation-state: Recent developments and challenges to governance theory
The new phenomenon of European integration has again challenged ourconceptual and empirical tools for higher education studies tointegrate the international dimension into frameworks that tendto
When Europe Hits Home: Europeanization and Domestic Change
We argue in this paper in favor of a rather parsimonious theoretical approach to the study of the domestic impact of Europeanization. Whether we study policies, politics, or polities, a misfit
Coping with Europe : the impact of British and German administrations on the implementation of EU environmental policy
ABSTRACT A central problem for improving the implementation effectiveness of European legislation lies in the impact of national administrative traditions. The dependence on national administrations
Preferences and Power in the European Community: A Liberal Intergovernmentalist Approach
The European Community (EC) is the most successful example of institutionalized international policy co-ordination in the modem world, yet there is little agreement about the proper explanation for