Essays about: "Democratic deficit"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 41 essays containing the words Democratic deficit.

  1. 21. Who blogs what? : A qualitative study on the role of the Euroblogosphere in a context of a European Public Sphere

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Javier Ruiz Soler; [2012]
    Keywords : Spanish language blogs; democratization; Euroblogosphere; European Public Sphere; English language blogs; European blogs; European Union; democratic deficit; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study aims to illuminate the perception of Spanish and English language bloggers and to understand them and their activities from the analytical perspective of an online European Public Sphere (EPS). The research, using a methodology of semi structured online interviews, answers two questions. READ MORE

  2. 22. A Means to an End

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tobias Berg; [2011]
    Keywords : Commission; Civil society; Legitimacy; Consultation; Policy process; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to examine the relationship between the European Commission and civil by focusing on the issue of legitimacy. This study takes a critical stand towards the prevailing view in the debate on the EU’s democratic deficit. READ MORE

  3. 23. Introducing fiscal federalism in the EU - A way to counteract the democratic deficit?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Walther; [2011]
    Keywords : European Union; democratic deficit; fiscal federalism; scientific realism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The member states of the European Union face a two-fold democratic challenge; both from the increased relevance of global economic forces and from the gradual strengthening of a still democratically deficient EU. By using a mixture of empirical findings and theoretical analysis to assess the causal mechanisms likely to ensue, the ability of European fiscal federalism to ameliorate this situation is assessed. READ MORE

  4. 24. Democratic Deficit in the EU : Towards Parliamentary Democracy?!

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Sociologi

    Author : Rusudan Nadiradze; [2011]
    Keywords : Democracy Deficit; European Parliament; European Union;

    Abstract : Nowadays, the western societies are based on parliamentary democracy. Therefore, weak legislative power of the European Parliament is alleged for the democratic deficit in the EU. READ MORE

  5. 25. A Europeanization without Democratization: The Case Study of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Bedrudin Brljavac; [2010]
    Keywords : Europeanization; Democratization; Western Balkans; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Constitutional Framework; International Community; Ethnic Nationalism; Civil Society; European Union.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the second half of the 1990s onwards the EU has started comprehensive Europeanization reform process in the Western Balkan countries in the framework of its enlargement policy. One important aspect of the ongoing Europeanization process has been a democratization reforms. READ MORE