Nettsider med emneord «polity building»

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

The purpose of this article is to heighten our understanding of the nature of the EU's social constituency. This article develops a conceptual-methodological framework that will help us to identify the EU's social constituency and spell out its specific traits.

ARENA Working Paper 16/2004 (pdf)

John Erik Fossum

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

Drawing on models from comparative politics, involving concepts traditionally applied to nation states formation, this paper transcends the national framework to give a systematic historical account of European integration.

ARENA Working Paper 04/2006 (pdf)

Stefano Bartolini