Publications 2010

Published Dec. 22, 2010 3:12 PM

Stéphane Roussel and John Erik Fossum have edited a recent isssue of International Journal called 'The Arctic is Hot Part I'.

Published Dec. 21, 2010 1:07 PM

A unique political animal, the European Union has given rise to important constitutional conundrums and paradoxes. John Erik Fossum and Agustín José Menéndez explore this in detail in their new book, 'The Constitution’s Gift', recently published with Rowman and Littlefield.

Published Dec. 14, 2010 3:52 PM

Åse Gornitzka has published the article 'Bologna in Context: a horizontal perspective on the dynamics of governance sites for a Europe of Knowledge' in a special issue of European Journal of Education called 'Ten Years of the Bologna Process - "What Future"?'

Published Dec. 14, 2010 1:01 PM

John Erik Fossum and Cathrine Holst have written the chapter 'Progressive Nationalism? Norwegian Intellectuals and Europe' in Justine Lacroix and Kalypso Nicolaïdis' book 'European Stories. Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts' published with Oxford University Press.

Published Dec. 13, 2010 3:18 PM

Meng-Hsuan Chou has written the chapter 'The Free Movement of Sex Workers in the European Union: Excluding the Excluded' in the book 'Migrants and Minorities: The European Response' edited by Adam Luedtke published with Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Published Nov. 26, 2010 12:01 PM

Hans-Jörg Trenz with Ulrike Liebert has edited the book 'The New politics of European Civil Society' on Routledge. The book consolidates research on the evolving practices of European civil society and examine whether and how civil society can contribute to making democracy work.

Published Oct. 19, 2010 4:12 PM

In terms of national agencies in the European administrative space, case studies indicate that national governments may be partly split so that national (regulatory) agencies operate in a 'double-hatted' manner when practising EU legislation, serving both ministerial departments and the European Commission. This is the conclusion ARENA's Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal draw in the latest issue of Public Adminstration (Volume 87 Issue 4).

Published Oct. 19, 2010 3:55 PM

Political outcomes are increasingly settled by the time when the matters reach the European Union's decision-making bodies, concludes Anne Elizabeth Stie in her PhD dissertation.

– The EU's co-decision procedure has many democratic qualities, but the informal trialogue meetings which take place alongside the procedure are detrimental to EU democracy, says Stie.

Published Oct. 19, 2010 3:09 PM

The much-used textbook European Union Politics, edited by Michelle Cini and Nieves Pérez-Solórzano Borragán, has now been published in its third edition.

Professor Morten Egeberg at ARENA has contributed the article on The European Commission.

Published Oct. 19, 2010 2:07 PM

Our government agencies are becoming increasingly independent. They use their freedom to create closer ties with The European Union and sister organisations in other nation states, concludes Maria Martens PhD dissertation.

Read the article (In Norwegian)

Published Oct. 19, 2010 1:06 PM

Ben Crum (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and ARENA's John Erik Fossum has published the article "Het 'Meerlaags Parlementair Veld' in de Europese Unie: naar een reconstructie van parlementaire soevereiniteit in meerlaags bestuur" in the Belgian journal Res Publica. The article is based on their previous collaboration "The Multilevel Parliamentary Field: A Framework for Theorizing Representative Democracy in the EU", published in the European Political Science Review 1,2 (2009).

Published Oct. 19, 2010 10:55 AM

Jarle Trondal with Martin Marcussen, Torbjørn Larsson and Frode Veggeland has published the book "Unpacking International Organisations: The Dynamics of Compound Bureaucracies" with Manchester University Press. The book introduces international bureaucracy as a key field of study for public administration and also rediscovers it as an essential ingredient in the study of international organizations.