The Representative Turn in EU Studies
|Series title:||Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues As Bks.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $150.00|
| Book Description: |
After the participative and deliberative turns in both democratic theory and EU studies, we are currently witnessing a 'representative turn' to which this volume contributes by addressing the relation between representation and democracy in the EU. Although in the Lisbon Treaty the EU conceives itself as a representative democracy, the meaning of this concept in a supranational polity is far from clear - either in theory or practice. Instead, the historically contingent link between...