Regional Institutions and Governance in the European Union
José María Magone
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003 - Law - 239 pages
European integration has profoundly changed the relationship between national and subnational governments and has led to the emergence of the Europe of the Regions. This edited volume highlights some of the problems involved in the integration of the three main levels of governance in the European Union: the regional, national, and supranational level. The contributors address recent developments in various regions and examine the way these regions have adjusted to the growing importance of the European Union's multilevel governance system. Among the issues discussed are the emergence and institutionalization of new regional political systems, such as those of Scotland, Wales, and Flanders; the channels available to the regions for influencing the EU policy process in relation to their constituencies; and horizontal projects of integration among regions, which make the whole multilevel governance system more flexible as well as more complex.
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The Third Level of European Integration New and Old Insights
Regional Business Development and the European Union
Building Multilevel Governance in Britain? The Engagement of Subnational Government in EU Programs and Policies
Devolution in the European Union The Role of Subnational Authorities in Scotland and Catalonia
The Internationalization of Scottish Politics Who Governs Scotland?
Wales and the European Union Refining a Relationship
Multilevel Governance in the European Union The Case of Northern Ireland
Government or Governance in the Rotterdam Region?
Flanders Do It Yourself and Do It Better? Regional Parliaments as Sites for Democratic Renewal and Gendered Representation
GentTerneuzen The Rise of a Euroregion?
Conclusion Regional Governance in the European Union
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