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Governing Europe

Jack Hayward and Anand Menon


This book is intended to be the leading advanced survey of politics in Western Europe. It examines in detail all aspects of political life in Western Europe, from public protest to core executives, and from social policy to Europe’s place in the world. It brings together a team of leading scholars from the United Kingdom, continental Europe and North America. The contributions provide not only a sophisticated introduction to the various issues covered, but also a detailed discussion of the major theoretical and empirical debates and developments in the field. The book thus combines the functio ... More

Keywords: core executives, democracy, Europe, European Community Law, European democracy, European governance, European politics, governance, institutions, national courts, organized interests, political parties, politics, popular participation, public administration, public policy, public protest, social policy, the state, Western Europe

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199250158
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199250154.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jack Hayward, editor
University of Hull
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Anand Menon, editor
University of Birmingham
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Part I The Core Executive

3 On Studying Governments

Rudy B. Andeweg

6 The Political System of the European Union

Neill Nugent and William Paterson

Part II Public Administration

Part III Parties and Organized Interests

13 Interest Groups and the Brussels Bureaucracy

Sonia Mazey and Jeremy Richardson

Part IV Democracy and Popular Participation

16 Democratizations in the European Periphery

Sonia Alonso and José María Maravall

Part V Public Policy

20 Recasting European Welfare States

Maurizio Ferrera, Anton Hemerijck, and Martin Rhodes

Part VI The State

21 The Changing European State

Wolfgang C. Müller


Anand Menon

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