The Dynamics of Change in EU Governance

Studies in EU Reform and Enlargement series

Edited by Udo Diedrichs, Wulf Reiners and Wolfgang Wessels, University of Cologne, Germany

This book brings together the research of different academic disciplines to explore the recent transformation of governance in the European Union.

The emergence, execution and evolution of new modes of EU governance across several policy fields – encompassing all three former pillars of the European Union – are mapped, analysed and evaluated. In particular, the contributors focus on the ways in which these innovative mechanisms and practices relate to ‘old’ methods of governance and what their implications are for both the effectiveness and efficiency of policy-making. Particular attention is devoted to the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on the shape of EU governance. Conclusions are drawn in the form of an integrated framework that explores the dynamics and differentiation of EU governance.

‘If you’re a specialist in EU law, whether practitioner or academic lawyer, or possibly a graduate student, this book is a useful research tool. . . the book is certainly a worthwhile source of current thinking and research on a broad spectrum of issues pertaining to EU governance and a great addition to the current European debate.’
– Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, The Barrister Magazine

2011 264 pp Hardback 978 1 84844 886 5 £95.00 £85.50 $138.00 $124.20

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