Christopher Lord has co-authored an article with Pieter de Wilde on EU politicisation in West European Politics. They argue that domestic conflict may be the most promising basis for the democratic politicisation of the EU via media debate.
Marianne Riddervold and Guri Rosén explore the de facto involvement and influence of the Commission and the European Parliament in the EU's foreign and security policy, finding that the EU has moved beyond intergovernmental cooperation also in this policy area.
Agustín José Menéndez has published an article (in Spanish) in the Italian journal Teoria Politica, in which he argues that the theoretical and empirical basis of the new «financial constitutional law» are deeply flawed.
Hans-Jörg Trenz is co-editor of a book on state and society transformations in the context of the crisis and its aftermath in Europe. The volume includes several chapters by ARENA staff.
Mai'a K. Davis Cross and Jarle Trondal both contribute to a new volume addressing a range of aspects related to the European External Action Service (EEAS), EU diplomacy and EU foreign policy.
Er det konsensus om norsk utenrikspolitikk? Snarere en skinnenighet som gjør det vanskelig å styre demokratisk, skriver Helene Sjursen i siste utgave av Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.
Despite strong support publicly, EU member states engage in norm resistance when it comes to European defence norms, Mai'a K. Davis Cross argues in this article of the European Foreign Affairs Review.
In a recent article of Journal of Common Market Studies, Marianne Riddervold reveals that the Commission's influence over EU foreign and security policy is important. She explores the two cases of the naval mission Atalanta and the EU Maritime Security Strategy.
In this study of the European External Action Service (EEAS) published in Journal of European Public Policy, Jarle Trondal and Thomas Henökl find substantial actor-level autonomy among EEAS officials.
I en ny bok kaster Erik Oddvar Eriksen nytt lys over EU som idé og konstruksjon. Hva er EU godt for? identifiserer de normative forpliktelsene EU er tuftet på: menneskerettigheter, upartiskhet, demokrati og verdighet.
Christopher Lord has edited a volume which assembles a number of different answers by key scholars to the questions: Is the EU democratic? Can it be democratic? Should it be democratic? And how should it be democratic?
John Erik Fossum has published a chapter with Johannes Pollak on the academic debate on democracy in the EU context. It appears in The European Union: Democratic Principles and Institutional Architectures in Times of Crisis with Oxford University Press.
Helene Sjursen contributes a chapter discussing normative theory as an untapped resource in the study of European foreign policy in the SAGE Handbook of European Foreign Policy.
Asimina Michailidou and Hans-Jörg Trenz have written a book chapter on the politicisation of the EU in online media in the volume The Dynamics of Mediatized Conflicts.
Johan P. Olsen har kommentert kommentarene fra syv svenske statsvitere til hans artikkel om sammenhengen mellom politisk organisering og samfunnets kvalitet.