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Linking EU and National Governance

Beate Kohler-Koch


European governance ranks high on the present research agenda on the EU and Europeanization and has attracted considerable attention in public and academic debate over the past decade. This book – a well-chosen selection from recent studies of leading scholars in the field – takes a special approach to the subject as it highlights the multi-faceted interconnectedness of EU and national governance. It reveals the extent to which the EU has been transformed from a multi-level polity to a system of penetrated governance embracing a ‘communicative universe’ and a European public space. The individ ... More

Keywords: adaptation, change, communicative universe, compliance and horizontal enforcement, democracy, EU and national governance, European public space, Europeanization, functional and normative perspectives, hard and soft linking mechanisms, institutional reforms, interconnectedness, network governance, penetrated governance, policy formulation and implementation

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199252268
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199252262.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Beate Kohler-Koch, editor
Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Mannheim
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