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Democracy in Europe : the EU and national polities

Author: Vivien Ann Schmidt
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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"Democracy in Europe is about the impact of European integration on national democracies. It argues that the oft-cited democratic deficit is indeed a problem, but not so much at the level of the European Union per se as at the national level. This is because national leaders and publics have yet to come to terms with the institutional impact of the EU on the traditional workings of their national  Read more...
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Schmidt, Vivien Ann, 1949-
Democracy in Europe.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608087141
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vivien Ann Schmidt
ISBN: 9780199266975 0199266972 0199266980 9780199266982
OCLC Number: 82367425
Description: xv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Democracy in Europe --
The European Union as Regional State --
The European Union and National Institutions --
The European Union and National Policymaking --
The European Union and National Politics --
Theorizing Democracy in Europe --
Conclusion: The Prospects for Democracy in Europe.
Responsibility: Vivien A. Schmidt.

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This eagerly awaited volume, from a leading scholar on Europeanization, explores the impact of European integration on national democracies. Focusing on the case studies of France, Britain, Italy,  Read more...
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Schmidt's book is a valuable and well-written contribution to the analysis of the impact of European integration on national democracy Stanislaw Konopacki, University of Lodz Vivien A. Schmidt has Read more...

 
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