Nettsider med emneord « European Parliament»

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

In its hybrid form, the EU represents a novel political space; this paper discusses the evolving European party system in the light of historical and comparative parallels. By commenting on the present state and suggesting some predictions for the future, the paper thus invites to a critical reflection on the mechanisms creating and sustaining different sorts of cleavage-based party systems.

ARENA Working Paper 07/2003 (pdf)

Knut Heidar

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper investigates the enhanced role of the European Parliament through the perspective of human rights provisions. It argues that the focus on such issues and the strengthening of Parliament should be seen in the light of closing the EU's perceived legitimacy deficit.

ARENA Working Paper 07/2006 (pdf)

Berthold Rittberger & Frank Schimmelfennig

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper contributes to the empirical knowledge in the field by investigating bicameral political dynamics based on a combined data set covering legislators’ behavior in both the Council and the Parliament.

ARENA Working Paper 09/2007 (pdf)

Bjorn Hoyland and Sara Hagemann

Publisert 6. mars 2014 13:06

This paper assesses to what extent the Interinstitutional Agreement has strengthened the European Parliament’s ability to hold the Council to account for its foreign policy. The analysis finds that this arrangement introduces an element of checks and balances, however, its effect is limited by certain restrictions and the lack of sanction mechanisms.

ARENA Working Paper 1/2014 (pdf)

Guri Rosén

Publisert 13. apr. 2015 10:37

By examining the case of the European Research Area, the authors document patterns of differentiated integration across governance levels and discuss how a number of factors shape these patterns.

ARENA Working Paper 2/2015 (pdf)

Tatiana Fumasoli, Åse Gornitzka and Benjamin Leruth

Publisert 17. mars 2015 08:34

The Nordic parliaments are similar in that they all exercise a robust style of oversight of their respective governments' conduct of EU affairs; they exemplify a common "Nordic model" of parliamentary scrutiny. However, the Parliaments differ in how they engage directly with the EU. This paper does a comparative analysis of the Norwegian Parliaments' actions and responses to the controversial EU legislative proposal, the 2012 Monti II Regulation concerning the right to strike.

ARENA Working Paper 1/2015 (pdf)

Ian Cooper