Democracy Promotion by Functional Cooperation : The European Union and its Neighbourhood

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

Document Type: Book
Year of publication: 2015
Place of publication: Basingstoke
Publishing house: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 978-113-748-934-0
Publication language: English
Institution: Außerfakultäre Einrichtungen > Mannheim Centre for European Social Research - Research Department B
Subject: 320 Political science
Abstract: Offering a cutting edge study of the European Union's (EU) promotion of democratic governance in neighbouring countries, this new book makes an original contribution to the study of democracy promotion and of EU external relations by presenting a new governance model of democracy promotion. Through robust analysis of the shortcomings of traditional 'leverage' and 'linkage' models of external democracy promotion in the EU's Eastern and Southern neighbourhood, it presents a novel 'governance model' that fosters transparency, accountability, and participation standards through functional cooperation between policy officials from the EU and neighbouring states. In particular, it examines the impact of democratic governance promotion in detailed case studies of EU sectoral cooperation with Moldova, Morocco, and Ukraine in the three policy fields of competition, environment, and migration.

Dieser Eintrag ist Teil der Universitätsbibliographie.

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