Their Members' Voice?
Civil Society Organisations in the European Union
|Publication Date:||Jun 2013|
| Publisher:||Westdeutscher Verlag GmbH|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $79.99|
| Book Description: |
The role of civil society organisations in Brussels is debated. Some view them as representatives of their members and thus as legitimising agents for policy-making in the European Union. Others see them as being elitist and out of touch with their membership bases, therefore ill-suited to promote democracy at the EU level. Taking civil society organisations in the EU's external relations as an example, Meike Rodekamp submits these controversial views to a reality check. Interviews...