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What's Wrong with the Europe Union and How to Fix It.

Author: Simon Hix
Publisher: Oxford : Wiley, 2013.
Series: PWWS - Polity Whats Wrong series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""An exciting, rigorous and compelling book. The fix of Hix makes much more sense than the Panglossians who want to do nothing or others who argue that all the EU's problems will be resolved with better PR and more procedural reforms."" <br /> International Affairs ""Hix's research makes a convincing case that left-right divisions have deeply penetrated policymaking in the parliament, the council and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hix, Simon.
What's Wrong with the Europe Union and How to Fix It.
Oxford : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Hix
ISBN: 9780745658377 0745658377
OCLC Number: 956653676
Description: 1 online resource (146 pages).
Contents: Cover; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; Contents; Figures; Boxes; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter one Introduction; Chapter two Why the European Union is more necessary than ever; Part i The Diagnosis; Chapter three Policy gridlock; Chapter four Lack of popular legitimacy; Chapter five A democratic deficit; Part ii The Cure; Chapter six The case for 'limited democratic politics' in the EU; Chapter seven How the EU is ready for limited democratic politics; Chapter eight Encouraging democratic politics in the EU; Chapter nine A scenario: the 2009 European Commission President contest. Chapter ten Conclusion and response to potential critiquesNotes; References; Index.
Series Title: PWWS - Polity Whats Wrong series.

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""An exciting, rigorous and compelling book. The fix of Hix makes much more sense than the Panglossians who want to do nothing or others who argue that all the EU's problems will be resolved with better PR and more procedural reforms."" <br /> International Affairs ""Hix's research makes a convincing case that left-right divisions have deeply penetrated policymaking in the parliament, the council and the commission. Missing is a contest for political power and policymaking between rival groups and policies, with clear winners and losers and a visible link between voting, leader.

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