Democracy promotion through functional cooperation? The case of the European Neighbourhood Policy


Freyburg, Tina ; Lavenex, Sandra ; Schimmelfennig, Frank ; Skripka, Tatiana ; Wetzel, Anne


DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2011.584738
URL: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1351034...
Additional URL: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/232897784...
Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2011
The title of a journal, publication series: Democratization
Volume: 18
Issue number: 4
Page range: 1026-1054
Place of publication: Abingdon
Publishing house: Routledge ; Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1351-0347 ; 1743-890X
Related URLs: https://www.ethz.ch/content/dam/ethz/special-interest/gess/cis/european-politics-dam/documents/People/Publications/Democracy_Promotion/Functional_Democracy_Freyburg.pdf
Publication language: English
Institution: Außerfakultäre Einrichtungen > Mannheim Centre for European Social Research - Research Department B
Subject: 320 Political science
Abstract: This contribution explores whether and under what conditions functional sectoral cooperation between the EU and the countries of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) promotes democratic governance. In an analysis of four countries (Jordan, Moldova, Morocco, and Ukraine) and three fields of cooperation (competition, environment, and migration policy), we show that country properties such as the degree of political liberalization, membership aspirations, and geographic region do not explain differences in democratic governance. Rather, sectoral conditions such as the codification of democratic governance rules, the institutionalization of functional cooperation, interdependence, and adoption costs matter most for the success of democratic governance promotion. We further reveal a notable discrepancy between adoption and application of democratic governance in the selected ENP countries that has not been remedied in the first five years of the ENP.

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Freyburg, Tina ; Lavenex, Sandra ; Schimmelfennig, Frank ; Skripka, Tatiana ; Wetzel, Anne (2011) Democracy promotion through functional cooperation? The case of the European Neighbourhood Policy. Democratization Abingdon 18 4 1026-1054 [Article]


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