Members of the European Parliament have gained great influence in trade policy, thereby challenging the national monopolies of power. Often, they are perceived as a disturbing element in international negotiations.
European decision-makers point to flexible relationships with the EU as a way to maintain their countries’ autonomy. New research suggests that political differentiation might in fact lead to the opposite, which does not bode well for the UK after Brexit.
On matryoshkas and meaning-making: Understanding the plasticity of climate change
Climate change means different things to different people. In this article Gail Hochachka presents an analytical framework that draws on adult developmental psychology and argues that a developmental approach can help to make sense of why there is such plasticity of meanings about climate change.
Aesthetics of zero tolerance
Emma Arnold has published the paper ‘Aesthetics of zero tolerance’ in the journal CITY: analysis urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. The paper draws on psychogeographic and photographic fieldwork conducted in Oslo to examine the aesthetic implications of zero tolerance policy against graffiti.
Founding Democracy in the European Union: Defending Habermas against Habermas
ARENA Working Paper 2/19 (pdf)
Erik Oddvar Eriksen
The temporal dynamics of symptoms during exposure therapies of PTSD: a network approach
Analysis of dynamic (temporal) networks allows an identification of important targets of treatment.