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In the article 'Not Worth the Net Worth? The Democratic Dilemmas of Privileged Access to Information', Guri Rosén and Anne Elizabeth Stie discuss the democratic conditions for parliamentary oversight in EU foreign affairs - focusing particularly on security and defense as well as trade policy. The authors assess two key agreements that have given the European Parliament (EP) access to documents in external relations, and ask to what extent these contribute to the democratic accountability of EU foreign policy.
Christopher Lord seeks to analyse four questions in the article in Parliamentary Affairs. What powers over the semester should be exercised by some parliament somewhere? How should any parliamentary participation in the semester be distributed across European, national and even sub-national parliaments, and how far should parliaments co-operate in their responses to the semester? Finally, how uniform across parliaments should participation in the semester be?
ARENA Working Paper 9/17 (pdf)
Kjartan Koch Mikalsen
Eirik Tegle Stenstad aims to uncover the decision-making logic behind the evolution of the EU financial stability framework in this ARENA report.
John Erik Fossum is the co-editor of Federal Challenges and Challenges to Federalism by Routledge. The chapters in this book were originally published in the Journal of European Public Policy, volume 24, issue 4 (2017).
Erik O. Eriksen and Christopher Lord have contributed with a book chapter each in a volume devoted to the challenges the European Union has confronted.
Johan P. Olsen
Agustín J. Menéndez focuses on the impact that the European crises have had on the law in the article in the Journal of Law and Society.
Jarle Trondal is the editor of the newly published volume The Rise of Common Political Order. Institutions, Public Administration and Transnational Space. It brings together leading research focusing on the conditions for the formation of common political order in Europe.
Stein Arne Brekke analyses the effects of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) in this report. He presents a thorough quantitative study of the convergence of European asylum recognition rates.
In his chapter in Solidarity in the European Union, Erik O. Eriksen deals with the case of Eurozone crisis and the problem of structural injustice and the types of duties it triggers.
Cathrine Holst writes about the phenomenon of seasteads, and the possibility of making expert arrangements in seasteads that are both democratically authorized and accountable, and likely to contribute to increased quality in decision- and policy-making in her contribution to the volume Seasteads. Opportunities and Challenges for Small New Societies.
Cathrine Holst et al. contributes a chapter on the Norwegian gender equality policy in the volume Towards Gendering Institutionalism, which is a part of the series Feminist Institutionalist Perspectives.
Asimina Michailidou and Hans-Jörg Trenz have published chapters in the volume on Euroscepticism edited by Benjamin Leruth, Nicholas Startin, Simon Usherwood.
Michael A. Wilkinson