Nettsider med emneord « supranationalism»

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper discusses the pertinence of social constructivism to the study of integration. One observation is that while constructivism offers key insights, its assumptions and methodology should not be taken as fully tailored to meet integration students' needs. Rather, constructivism is apt to further theoretical development.

ARENA Working Paper 14/1998 (html)

Jeffrey Checkel

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Questioning the alleged democratic deficit of the EU, this paper makes the case for discourse theory as alternative to the traditional liberal and republican conceptions of democracy.

ARENA Working Paper 04/1999 (html)

Erik O. Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper elevates liberal contract theory to the international scene, where it is found that inter-state inequalities are not illegitimate per se. However, while Rawlsian theory may not be applicabel to the world setting, it is nevertheless more consistent than what is often assumed.

ARENA Working Paper 08/1998 (html)

Andreas Føllesdal

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

What do differing perceptions of the Euro project tell us about national stereotypes? This paper analyses elite-level debates in the light of identity politics, focusing on the schism between British and Franco-German approaches to the EU as a supranational project.

ARENA Working Paper 01/1998 (html)

Thomas Risse

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper argues that social constructivism suffers from a lack of micro-level, social agency theory; it attempts to fill this lacuna by analyzing state actor compliance with human rights regimes.

ARENA Working Paper 24/1999 (html)

Jeffrey T. Checkel

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This essay reviews a recent volume on globalization, marketisation and the challenges these developments pose to democratic political theory and practice at the turn of the century.

ARENA Working Paper 23/1999 (html)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper outlines an organisational approach to the study of European integration; it is argued that while institutions matter in and by themselves, organisation theory may add important insights as to how individual behaviour is shaped and constrained by organisational characteristics.

ARENA Working Paper 10/2000 (html)

Morten Egeberg

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper accounts for the development of a common energy policy in the EU during the 1990s, aspiring to draw broader conclucions about the dynamic of supranational integration.

ARENA Working Paper 05/2000 (html)

Svein S. Andersen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper discusses the EEA'agreement's implications for national sovereignty; its main focus is to what extent European law admits room for maneouvre to the legal systems of signatory states.

ARENA Working Paper 23/2000 (html)

Hans Petter Graver

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper gives a critical account of the Norwegian appraoch to European integration five years in the wake of the EU referendum.

ARENA Working Paper 04/2000 (html)

Svein S. Andersen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Based on a communicative perspective this article works out the theoretical possibility of a twofold change in European security; in the (i) referent object of security and in the (ii) understanding and practice of the best means to achieve security.

ARENA Working Paper 01/2004 (pdf)

Helene Sjursen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper is about the development of an overarching communicative space that functions as a public sphere in Europe.

ARENA Working Paper 03/2004 (pdf)

Erik O. Eriksen

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

With the tension between government and governance as starting point, this paper discusses the nature of the EU. Focusing on institutional aspects, it attempts to answer the question: Could the Union move be a way of democratising transnational governance?

ARENA Working Paper 35/2002 (html)

Erik Oddvar Eriksen and John Erik Fossum

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Discussing the argument that the EU should hold a European taxation power, the author finds this claim to be fully justifiable on an empirical as well as a normative basis. Legally mandated by Community law, EU taxation is also normatively desirable from the point of view of European public space and the redistributive requirements of an enlarged Europe.

ARENA Working Paper 03/2003 (pdf)

Agustín José Menéndez

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

This paper makes the case for pushing Europe towards a res publica - that is, a polity in which citizens take part as lawmakers in the development of the European project. It is argued that the Treaties of Amsterdam and Nice have failed at this point, by focusing on management rather than the development a common-European public space.

ARENA Working Paper 12/2001 (html)

Dimitris Chryssochoou

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

Institutions, omnipresent in the governing of European affairs, have important effects of socialization on states and other actors. This paper gives the introductory chapter to a volume of institutional theory on European institutions.

ARENA Working Paper 11/2001 (html)

Jeffrey T. Checkel

Publisert 9. nov. 2010 10:52

The European Commission, in some ways more similar to a national government than to international institutions, is the object of scrutiny in this paper. On the basis of contrasting theoretical perspectives, the importance of nationality to Commission proceedings is considered; the paper finds the organizational perspective to offer particularly valuable insights in this area.

ARENA Working Paper 30/2002 (html)

Morten Egeberg