Nettsider med emneord « discourse»

Publisert 17. sep. 2013 10:31

What is the explanatory potential of deliberative democracy? This paper analyses collective decision-making in a political context with reference to warrants, which explain the conversion from premises to conclusion and with reference to the deontological powers of status functions.

ARENA Working Paper 6/2013 (pdf)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper addresses the following paradox in Jon Elsters' writings: If it is only public reasons that can justify outcomes, how can private desires be the causes of the same outcomes?

ARENA Working Paper 12/2009 (pdf)

Erik O. Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

In this article Trenz argues that the tension between normative standards and legitimating practice should be considered as constitutive for the emergence of a European public sphere. Against recent attempts to define the European public sphere in purely descriptive terms, this implies the need to re-introduce the normativity of the public sphere as part of the dynamics of an evolving communicative space in Europe.

ARENA Working Paper 12/2008 (pdf)

Hans-Jörg Trenz

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper evaluates constructivist approaches to European integration, arguing that in the urge to bring new insights, constructivists have neglected certain important issues within this field.

ARENA Working Paper 06/2006 (pdf)

Jeffrey T. Checkel

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper addresses the longer-term implications of contemporary developments in the EU. The processes of forging a constitution and establishing a closer political unity are put into perspective; it is found that European discourses - the way we talk and conceive of the EU - have taken a qualitative leap towards a more statist conception of the Union.

ARENA Working Paper 21/2005 (pdf)

Thomas Christiansen