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Political accountability in Europe

Political accountability in Europe

which way forward? : a traditional concept of parliamentary democracy in an EU context

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Published by Europa Law Pub. in Groningen [Netherlands] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Representative government and representation -- European Union countries,
  • Government accountability -- European Union countries,
  • Democracy -- European Union countries,
  • European Union countries -- Politics and government -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLuc Verhey, Hansko Broeksteeg and Ilse Van den Driessche.
    ContributionsVerhey, L. F. M., Broeksteeg, J. L. W., Driessche, Ilse Van den, 1975-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKJE5305 .P65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 344 p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24114629M
    ISBN 109789076871820
    LC Control Number2008447356

    mental power by diffusing political power between state and federal governments. 1 This federal system, however, also provides the federal and state governments with incentives and opportunities to obscure which level of government is politically responsible for unpopular policy choices.2 Without clear lines of political accountability, the. A key component of democratic accountability is that citizens understand 'who is to blame'. Nonetheless, little is known about how citizens attribute responsibility in the European Union or how those perceptions of responsibility matter. This book presents the first comprehensive account of how citizens assign blame to the EU, how politicians and the media attempt to shift . BOOK REVIEWS: Political Accountability and European Integration – Edited by Luc Verhey, Philipp Kiiver and Sandor Loeffen September European Law Journal 16(5)Author: Jarle Trondal.


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