4 edition of Multilevel governance in the European Union found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-269) and index.
|Series||European monographs ;, 35|
|LC Classifications||KJE5076 .B47 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 274 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||274|
|LC Control Number||2002069412|
Multi-level governance was first developed from a study of EU policy and then applied to EU decision-making more generally. Four distinct modes of governance exist within the dynamics of climate change in cities. As such, multi-level governance raised new and important questions about the role, power and authority of states. Since climate change is a complex problem that requires action at local and regional levels, the success of EU climate change policy depends ultimately on subnational authorities. This theory does not address the sovereignty of states directly, but instead simply says that a multi-level structure is being created by subnational and supranational actors.
Thus many European cities started climate mitigation initiatives to reduce their GHG emissions as early as the s. Nations consent to the terms as they face a common issue of international policy that has to deal with collective-action problems making it nonsensical to attend to by themselves. Governing through provision, a form of vertical collaboration along with governing through enabling, applies itself to the multi-levels of governance. Brand 8. Research on both causes and consequences of multi-level governance is ongoing and more and more information about the subnational as well as the international dimension of multi-level governance is available in the context of larger data sets. The most straightforward way of understanding this theoretical shift is to see it as a move away from treating the EU as an international organisation similar to others e.
Self-governing is the capacity of local governments to govern its own activities  such as improving energy efficiency within a designated city, without the burdening pressure to meet targets of increased energy efficiencies set by national governments. Multi-level governance within the EU is understood as respecting competences, sharing responsibilities and cooperating between the various levels of governance: the EU, the Member States and the regional and local authorities. For serious scholars of multi-level governance the book is essential reading,"--Prof. The supranational level merely acts as a medium for allowing the promotion of mutually beneficial security. On the international stage, political conflict leads to war as a result of perception of potential gains being larger than the opportunity costs. Andrew Moravcsik, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University In this book a stellar line-up of scholars make sense of the European Union from a deeply informed comparative perspective.
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Improving coordination and integration between the different levels of authority in a country is critical in determining both national and global capacity to govern climate change.
This comprehensive book will be a useful reference to students, practitioners and academic researchers working in European politics, policymaking, public policy and EU law and integration. Michael W. Parreira do Amaral, M. Here, local capacity building and incentives for effectiveness of sub national levels of government are crucial issues for improving the quality and coherence of public policy.
Category: Political Science. Though scarcely recognized at the time, this research revives a rich tradition in political science represented by Karl Deutsch on the effect of societal transactions on government structure, Robert Dahl on the virtues and vices of multilevel democracy, and Stein Rokkan on identity and territorial politics.
In so doing they provoke us to rethink the roles of political institutions in western Europe. Comparing Britain's case to that of ten other member states, the author distinguishes between the EU's effects in simple polities--in which voice, influence, and power are diffused through multiple levels and modes of governance--and in compound polities, where voice, influence, and power are more concentrated.
Governing through provision, a form of vertical collaboration along with governing through enabling, applies itself to the multi-levels of governance. Anthony O'Halloran, Political Studies Review "Bache and Flinders have assembled a valuable booka very good and coherently edited stocktaking of the multi-level governance literature.
The linking of nations through a sharing of capital creates an adhesiveness that deters the escalation of political conflict from reaching a state of war. The most straightforward way of understanding this theoretical shift is to see it as a move away from treating the EU as an international organisation similar to others e.
The Multilevel governance in the European Union book idea of levels and levels of analysis is imbued with hierarchical implications. These layers interact with each other in two ways: first, across different levels of government vertical dimension and second, with other relevant actors within the same level horizontal dimension.
Altogether, this volume combines a wealth of empirical information with incisive analyses that are integrated in a convincing theoretical framework. Greenhouse gas GHG emissions stem from certain activities that originate from specific places, bringing about thought that the local scale is the most appropriate political scale to produce necessary offsets in emissions.
It has become increasingly clear that nation-states will be unable to commit to and meet international targets and agreements for offsetting climate change without engaging with the activity of sub-national and local action.
However, the consequences of multilevel governance are debated. This entanglement is one of the basic principles of the multi-level governance theory.
It provided the European peace the nations sought, and would evolve into the European Union seen today. As European cities are strongly affected by EU climate change policy, this chapter concentrates on climate governance in the EU multilevel system. As an increasing number of citizens live in cities, a high proportion of greenhouse gas GHG emissions are generated at the local level.
Multi-level governance provides functional means of dealing with the deficiencies of merely national actors dealing with transnational issues on the international stage.
Graham Pearce, Regional and Federal Studies "Even those familiar with the literature on multi-level governance are likely to encounter new theoretical perspectives. The multi-level governance theory describes the European Union as a political system with interconnected institutions that exist at multiple levels and that have unique policy features.
Over the last decade, the authors, singly and jointly, have published a series of fascinating articles that challenged the conventional dichotomy of "intergovernmental" and "supranational" interpretations of European Union politics.
Federalism scholars will benefit from the book's wide range of cases, comparative themes and combination of gender and federalism perspectives. Type II on the other hand focusses on specific policy problem and consists of jurisdictions with a special purpose.
Governing through enabling is the co-ordination and facilitation of partnerships with private organisations by the local government. However cities are not only sites where climate change causes severe risks to natural and social systems; they are also the places where the social and technological innovations that help to cope with the new challenges are generated.
This work offers valuable resources for researchers involved in studying the interplay between international, European and domestic law. This means that in some areas of activity the EU displays more properties related to national political systems than to those of international organisations.Hooghe and Marks have ingeniously expanded multilevel governance as a frame for understanding the dynamic politics of the European Union.
This volume, building on their previous work, brings together an assessment of the changing spatial politics of the EU with the analysis of competing fornms of capitalism.5/5(1). The Westphalian idea of sovereignty in international relations has undergone recent transformation.
“Shared sovereignty” through multilevel governance describes the responsibility of the European Union (EU) and its Member States in tobacco control atlasbowling.com by: [T]he book by Follesdal/Wessel/Wouters provides a profound, detailed and well-balanced broad-scale analysis of instances of multilevel regulation relevant to the EU and, on that basis, some lucent thoughts and recommendations for dealing with multilevel regulation in the EU's downstream political relations with member states and, most.
Focusing on the EU, this volume, with a combination of theoretical perspectives and empirical research, examines the problems multilevel governance causes for democratic legitimacy by placing it in a comparative and theoretical context, and explore how challenges faced by the EU compare with those faced by traditional federal systems worldwide.
This book examines the theory and praxis of the legal concept of subsidiarity and the policy paradigm of multilevel governance, providing an updated overview on how subnational and national authorities engage within the EU institutional framework.
Providing a theoretical assessment of real-life cas. This book explores the interaction of the EU in Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, and Macedonia in three key policy sectors – cohesion, border managements and the environment – and assesses the degree to which the European Union’s engagement with the democracies of South East Europe has promoted Europeanization and Multi-Level Governance.