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Parliamentary dimensions of regionalization and globalization : the role of inter-parliamentary institutions

Author: Olivier Costa; Clarissa Dri; Stelios Stavridis
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This volume intends to make sense of the current 'puzzle' that international parliamentary institutions represent. Their rapid growth in numbers and under a diversity of forms in the post-Cold War emerging new order is a worldwide phenomenon, even if its first expression dates back to the end of the 19th century. Their objectives vary from creating a permanent institutional structure for the peaceful settlement of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Olivier Costa; Clarissa Dri; Stelios Stavridis
ISBN: 9781137322739 113732273X 9781299717114 129971711X 9781137322746 1137322748 9781349458530 1349458538
OCLC Number: 853654348
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 270 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
Olivier Costa, Stelios Savridis and Clarissa Dri 2. International Parliamentary Institutions: a Research Agenda --
Zlatko Sabic PART I: SUPRANATIONAL PARLIAMENTS 3. The Role of the European Parliament in Europe's Integration: a Critical Reassessment --
Olivier Costa and Nathalie Brack 4. The MERCOSUR Parliament --
A Challenging Position between Late Institutionalization and Early Stalemate --
Clarissa Dri and Deisy Ventura 5. The Brazilian Parliamentary Delegation to Mercosur: its Functions in the Brazilian National Congress --
Maria Claudia Drummond PART II: NON-SUPRANATIONAL REGIONAL PARLIAMENTS 6. Integration Parliaments in Latin America: the Cases of Parlandino and Parlacen --
Juliana Erthal and Juan Albarracin 7. The Baltic Sea Region as a Laboratory for Inter-parliamentary 'Dialogue' --
Cristina Fasone 8. African Regional Parliaments: Legislatures without Legislative Powers --
M.A. Mohamed Salih 9. Participation without Democratization: The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) and ASEAN's Regional Corporatism --
Jurgen Ruland PART III: INTER-PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLIES: EUROPEAN UNION'S EXPERIENCES 10. Talking Shop or Relevant Actor: The ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly --
Sarah Delputte 11. The Origins, Structures and Functions of the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly and of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly --
Stelios Stavridis, Roderick Pace and Natalia Ajenjo 12. Conclusions --
Olivier Costa, Stelios Savridis and Clarissa Dri.
Other Titles: Palgrave Macmillan parliamentary dimensions of regionalization and globalization
Responsibility: edited by Olivier Costa, Clarissa Dri, Stelios Stavridis.


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