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Germany, Europe, and the politics of constraint

Germany, Europe, and the politics of constraint

Author: Kenneth H F Dyson; Klaus H Goetz
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 119.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The book's 17 chapters focus on three key themes: the challenge to the power of Germany to determine the course of the integrationist project and to shape European public policies; the increasing constraints in the domestic political arena associated with Europeanization; and domestic contestation over both the 'constitutive politics of the EU' and specific policy choices. This volume is essential reading for  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth H F Dyson; Klaus H Goetz
ISBN: 0197262953 9780197262955
OCLC Number: 56450469
Description: xv, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Understanding Europeanization. Living with Europe : power, constraint, and contestation / Kenneth Dyson and Klaus H. Goetz --
Europeanization in context : concept and theory / Jeffrey J. Anderson --
pt. II. Europeanization of the German polity. The Federal executive : bureaucratic fusion versus governmental bifurcation / Klaus H. Goetz --
The Bundestag : institutional incrementalism and behavioural reticence / Thomas Saalfeld --
The German Lander : from milieu-shaping to territorial politics / Charlie Jeffery --
Public law : towards a post-national model / Gunnar Folke Schuppert --
pt. III. Europeanization of German politics. The party system : structure, policy, and Europeanization / Oskar Niedermayer --
Interest groups : opportunity structures and governance capacity / Rainer Eising --
The media agenda : the marginalization and domestication of Europe / Katrin Voltmer and Christiane Eilders --
pt. IV. Europeanization of public policies. Economic policies : from pace-setter to beleaguered player / Kenneth Dyson --
Competition policy : from centrality to muddling through? / Martin Lodge --
Electricity and telecommunications : fit for the European Union? / Simon Bulmer [and others] --
Social policy : transforming pensions, challenging health care? / Markus Haverland --
Environmental policy : a leader state under pressure? / Rudiger K.W. Wurzel --
Justice and home affairs : Europeanization as a government-controlled process / Jorg Monar --
Foreign and security policy : on the cusp between transformation and accommodation / Alister Miskimmon and William E. Paterson --
pt. V. Europeanization compared. Europeanization compared : the shrinking core and the decline of 'soft' power / Kenneth Dyson and Klaus H. Goetz.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 119.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Dyson & Klaus Goetz.
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Examining the Europeanization of Germany's political system, this text: challenges Germany's power to determine the course of the integrationist project and to shape European public policies;  Read more...


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An important contribution to the updating and re-evaluation of literature on the EU and the German political system. * Perspectives on Political Science *

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