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ARENA conducts theoretically founded and empirically informed research on the emerging European political order. We ask the questions:

  • What are the basic characteristics and the key components of the new emerging order?
  • How it is this new order transformed?
  • What are the implications for member state governing arrangements and for the citizens of Europe?


  • holst-agora-180 Nancy Fraser i en norsk offentlig utredning Feb 8, 2016 02:34 PM

    Cathrine Holst drøfter Likestillingsutvalgets bruk av Nancy Frasers rettferdighetsteori i siste nummer av Agora - Journal for metafysisk spekulasjon.

  • egeberg-oup-european-union-politics-180 The European Commission Jan 28, 2016 01:41 PM

    Morten Egeberg contributes with a chapter on the European Commission in a key textbook for students and tutors of the EU , European Union Politics. The book has been released in its fifth edition.

  • nat_180 Multi-level Administration in the Statistics Area Jan 28, 2016 01:18 PM

    In this article in Nordisk Administrativt Tidsskrift (in Norwegian), Jarle Trondal and Dag Ole Teigen analyse the management of government agencies in a multi-level administrative order by means of a case study of Statistics Norway.

  • cide_180 The Autonomy of Bureaucratic Organizations Jan 27, 2016 02:32 PM

    Jarle Trondal and Frode Veggeland have published a chapter on conditions for the autonomy of bureaucratic organizations in a volume edited by L. Zamudio, D. Arellano and J. Culebro (in Spanish).

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