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In his contribution to Accountability in the EU: The Role of the European Ombudsman, Jarle Trondal and Anchrit Wille examine the institutional development of the European Ombudsman over the past two decades.
Asimina Michailidou is co-editor of a book that brings insights into the consequences and effects that online news and social media have on EU politics. The volume includes several chapters by ARENA staff.
Helene Sjursen and Christopher Lord have contributed each with new chapters to the revised edition of International Relations and the European Union.
In this article in International Review of Administrative Sciences, Morten Egeberg, Åse Gornitzka, and Jarle Trondal argue that recruitment based on merit enhances good and non-corrupt governance. The case in point is European Union agencies.
Cathrine Holst has co-authored this article in Social Epistemology with Anders Molander. They discuss the conditions for legitimate expert arrangements within a democratic order and from a deliberative systems approach.
This study by Eva Krick depicts the German government’s strategy of building societal consensus on its 'energy transition'.
In this article in Cooperation and Conflict, Johanne Døhlie Saltnes argues that the European Union chose not to sanction Rwanda because of concerns over the negative impact of sanctions on the social and economic conditions in the country.
By using concepts of historic responsibility, Christopher Lord discusses whether decisions member states take together can constrain how any one of them can justifiably leave the EU in the article published in the Journal of European Integration.
In her contribution to European Enlargement across Rounds and Beyond Borders, Helene Sjursen suggests that an examination of the EU's enlargement decisions can provide important insights into the Union's own understanding or what it is or should be.
In this latest article in Journal of European Integration, Mai'a Cross argues that European external borders are actually becoming stronger, not weaker, despite the renewed emphasis on national borders within Europe.
In this article, Cathrine Holst and Johan Christensen address both empirical and normative questions about the changing role of academic knowledge on ad hoc advisory commissions through an analysis of Norwegian Official Commissions.
Eva Krick presents a comprehensive assessment of input- and output-related dimensions of democratic legitimacy in her recent article. The study challenges the widespread assumption that the decision rule of ‘consensus’, whereby decisions are made by ‘tacit consent’, grants veto power to each participant.
Marianne Riddervold and Ruxandra-Laura Bosilca
This report edited by Enrico Fassi and Sonia Lucarelli provides a preliminary insight into the EU’s migration policies by examining concepts and understandings as well as their actual application in a set of national cases.
In the newly published book Democratic Accountability, Political Order, and Change Johan P. Olsen examines democratic accountability as a mechanism by which citizens are supposed to influence and control their elected representatives, non-elected officials, and other power holders.
Erle Inderhaug belyser EUs likestillingspolitikk gjennom en casestudie av den politiske prosessen knyttet til direktivforslaget for å forbedre kjønnsbalansen i bedriftsstyrer i denne rapporten.
Chris Lord argues in this article 'An Indirect Legitimacy Argument for a Directly Elected European Parliament' that a directly elected European Parliament could help national democracies meet their own obligations to their own demoi to secure conditions of democratic self-government.
Edited by John Erik Fossum and Markus Jachtenfuchs this special issue of Journal of European Public Policy is devoted to the challenges of federalism focusing on the case of EU .
From reflecting on the EU experience, John Erik Fossum contributes with an article on democratic federalization in the special issue of Journal of European Public Policy.
Erik O. Eriksen
This insightful analysis by Mai'a K. Davis Cross explores the patterns seen in the three major existential crises that have affected the resilience of the European Union in the first few years of the twenty-first century. Using a comparative framework, it will appeal to scholars in political science, sociology, international relations, communications, and media studies.
Jarle Trondal, Zuzana Murdoch and Benny Geys have published an article in Governance, examining how pre- and postrecruitment factors shape the perceptions of European Commission officials.