85066 - POLITICS OF EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

The course aims at providing students with an advanced knowledge of the European Political System, both at the European level and in its interaction with national domestic regimes. At the end of the course, students will be able to evaluate European public policies as well as to interpret various decision making models.

Programma/Contenuti

WEEK 1a: From the early postwar period to the Maastrict Treaty (1992)

Essential readings

Relevant chapters of textbooks

AND

Moravcsik, A. (1991) ‘Negotiating the Single European Act: National Interests and Conventional Statecraft in the European Community’, International Organization, 45: 651-688.

Further readings

Baun, M. J. (1996) An imperfect union, the Maastricht treaty and the new politics of European integration (Boulder: Westview).

Milward, A. (2000) The European Rescue of the Nation State (London: Routledge).

Moravcsik, A. (1998) The choice for Europe: social purpose and state power from Messina to Maastricht (London: UCL Press).

Sandholtz, W. and Zysman, J. (1989) ‘Recasting the European Bargain’, World Politics, 42 (1): 95-128.

Urwin, D. (1995) The Community of Europe (London: Longman)

WEEK 1b: Towards European Union: from the Maastricht treaty to the Lisbon Treaty

Essential readings

Relevant chapters of textbooks

AND

Falkner, G. (2002) ‘Introduction: EU Treaty Reform as a Three-level Process’, Journal of European Public Policy, 9 (1): 1-11.

Moravcsik, A. and Nicolaidis, K (1999) ‘Explaining the Treaty of Amsterdam: Interests, Influences, Institutions’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 37 (1): 59-85.

Further readings

Devuyst, Y. (1998) ‘Treaty Reform in the European Union: The Amsterdam Process’, Journal of European Public Policy, 5 (4): 615-631.

Dinan, D. (2010) ‘Institutions and governance: A new Treaty, a newly elected Parliament and a new Commission’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 48 (s1): 95-118.

Gray, M. and Stubb, A. (2001) ‘The Treaty of Nice – negotiating a poisoned chalice’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 39 (s1): 5-23.

König T., Daimer S. and Finke, D. (2008) ‘The Treaty Reform of the EU: Constitutional Agenda-Setting, Intergovernmental Bargains and the Presidency's Crisis Management of Ratification Failure’, Journal of Common Market Studies 46 (2): 337-363.

Lord, C. (2008) ‘Two constitutionalisms? A comparison of British and French government attempts to justify the Constitutional Treaty’, Journal of European Public Policy, 15 (7): 1001-1018.

Moberg, A. (2002) ‘The Nice Treaty and voting rules in the Council’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 40 (2): 259-282.

Panke, D. (2006) 'More arguing than bargaining? The institutional designs of the European convention and intergovernmental conferences compared', Journal of European Integration, 28 (4): 357-379.

Reh, C. (2009) ‘The Lisbon Treaty: de-constitutionalizing the European Union?‘ Journal of Common Market Studies, 47 (3): 635-650.

Weiler, J. H. (2002) ‘A Constitution for Europe? Some Hard Choices‘ Journal of Common Market Studies, 40 (4): 563-580.

Wessels, W. (2001) ‘Nice results: the Millenium IGC in the EU’s evolution’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 39 (2): 197-219.

WEEK 2a,b: Institutions and policy-making process in the EU

Essential readings

Relevant chapters of textbooks

AND

Borrás, S. and Jacobsson, K. (2004) ‘The Open Method of Coordination and New Governance Patterns in the EU’, Journal of European Public Policy, 11 (2): 185-208.

Further readings

Batory, A. and Lindstrom, N. (2011) ‘The Power of the Purse: Supranational Entrepreneurship, Financial Incentives, and European Higher Education Policy’, Governance, 24(2): 311-328.

Borrás, S. (2009) ‘The Politics of the Lisbon Strategy: The Changing Role of the Commission’, West European Politics, 32(1): 97-118.

Borrás, S. and Conzelmann, T. (2007) ‘Democracy, Legitimacy and Soft Modes of Governance in the EU: The Empirical Turn’, Journal of European Integration, 29(5): 531-548.

Borrás, S. and Radaelli, C. M. (2011) ‘The politics of governance architectures’, Journal of European Public Policy, special issue, 18 (4).

Büchs, M. (2008) ‘The Open Method of Coordination as a “two-level game”’, Policy and Politics, 36 (1): 21-37.

Earnshaw, D. and Judge, D. (1997) ‘The Life and Times of the European Union's Co-operation Procedure’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 35 (4): 543-564.

Fitzmaurice, J. (1988) ‘An analysis of the European Community's Cooperation Procedures’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 26 (4): 384-400.

Hagemann, S. and Hoyland, B. (2010) ‘Bicameral Politics in the European Union’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 48 (4): 775-786.

Lewis, J. (2000) ‘The methods of community in EU decision-making and administrative

rivalry in the Council’s infrastructure’, Journal of European Public Policy, 7(2): 261–89.

Lewis, J. (2003) ‘Institutional environment and everyday EU decision-making’, Comparative Political Studies, 36(1/2): 97–124.

Sabel, C. F. and Zeitlin, J. (2008) ‘Learning from Difference: The New Architecture of Experimentalist Governance in the EU’, European Law Journal, 14(3): 271-327.

Treib, O., Bähr, H. and Falkner, G. (2007) ‘Modes of governance: towards a conceptual clarification’, Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (1): 1-20.

Trubek, D. and Trubek, L. (2005) ‘Hard and Soft Law in the Construction of Social Europe: the Role of the Open Method of Coordination’, European Law Journal 11(3): 343-364.

West European Politics (2010) Special issue on ‘Governing the European Union: policy instruments in a multi-level polity’, 33 (1).

WEEK 3a,b: Interest groups and lobbying in the EU and case studies

 Essential readings

Relevant chapters of textbooks

Duer, A. (2008), ‘Interest Groups in the European Union: How Powerful Are They?’ West European Politics, 31 (6): 1212-1230.

Woll, C. (2006) ‘Lobbying in the European Union: From Sui Generis to a Comparative Perspective‘: Journal of European Public Policy; 13 (3): 456-469.

Further readings

Andersen, S. S. and Eliassen, K. A. (1991) ‘European Community Lobbying‘, European Journal of Political Research, 20 (2): 173-187.

Berkhout, J. and Lowery, D. (2008) ‘Counting Organized Interests in the European Union: A Comparison of Data Sources‘, Journal of European Public Policy, 15 (4): 489-513.

Beyers, J., Eising, R. and Maloney, W. (2008), ‘Researching Interest Group Politics in Europe and Elsewhere: Much We Study, Little We Know?’, West European Politics, 31 (6): 1103-1128.

Bouwen, P.(2002) 'Corporate lobbying in the European Union: the logic of access', Journal of European Public Policy, 9 (3): 365-390.

Bouwen, P. and McCown, M. (2007) ‘Lobbying Versus Litigation: Political and Legal Strategies of Interest Representation in the European Union’, Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (3): 422-443.

Broscheid, A. and Coen, D. (2007) ‘Lobbying Activity and Fora Creation in the EU: Empirically Exploring the Nature of the Policy Good’, Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (3): 346-365.

Bugdahn, S. (2008) ‘Travelling to Brussels via Aarhus: Can Transnational NGO Networks Impact on EU Policy?’, Journal of European Public Policy, 15 (4): 588-606.

Coen, D. (1997) ‘The Evolution of the Large Firm as a Political Actor in the European Union’, Journal of European Public Policy, 4 (1): 91-108.

Coen, D. (1998) ‘The European Business Interest and the Nation State: Large-firm Lobbying in the European Union and Member States’, Journal of Public Policy, 18 (1): 75-100.

Eising, R. (2007) ‘The access of business Interests to EU Institutions: Towards élite pluralism?’, Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (3): 384-403.

Falkner, G. (2000), ‘The Council or the social partners? EC social policy between diplomacy and collective bargaining‘, Journal of European Public Policy, 7 (5): 705-724.

Grande, E. (1996) ‘The State and Interest Groups in a Framework of Multi-level Decision-making: the Case of the European Union’, Journal of European Public Policy, 3 (3): 318-338.

Imig, D. and Tarrow, S. (2001) ‘Political Contention in a Europeanising Polity’, West European Politics, 23, (4): 73-93.

Kohler-Koch, B. (2010) ‘How to Put Matters Right? Assessing the Role of Civil Society in EU Accountability’, West European Politics, 33 (5): 1117-1141.

Michalowitz, I. (2007) ‘What Determines Influence? Assessing Conditions for Decision-Making Influence of Interest Groups in the EU’, Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (1): 132-151.

Richardson, J. (1995) ‘The Market for Political Activism’, West European Politics, 18 (1): 116-139.

Saurugger, S. (2007), ‘Democratic ‘Misfit’? Conceptions of Civil Society Participation in France and the European Union’, Political Studies, 55 (2): 384-404.

Schneider, G., Finke, D. and Baltz, K. (2007) ‘With a Little Help From the State: Interest Intermediation in the Domestic Pre-negotiations of EU Legislation’, Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (3): 444-459.

Streeck, W. and Schmitter, P. C. (1991), ‘From national corporatism to transnational pluralism: organized interests in the single European market’, Politics and Society, 19 (2): 133-164.

Warleigh, A. (2001) ‘“Europeanizing” Civil Society: NGOs as Agents of Political Socialization’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 39 (4): 619-639.

See also Journal of European Public Policy (2007) Special issue on ‘Empirical and Theoretical Studies in EU Lobbying’, 14 (3).

Journal of Public Policy (2007) Special issue on ‘The Question of Interest Group Influence‘, 27 (1).

West European Politics (2008) Special issue ‘The Politics of Organised Interest in Europe: Lessons from EU Studies and Comparative Politics’, 31 (6).

WEEK 4a,b: Theories of European integration and governance

Essential reading

Relevant chapters of textbook

AND

Pollack, M. (2005) ‘Theorizing the European Union: international organization, domestic polity, or experiment in new governance?’ Annual Review of Political Science, 8 (1): 357-398.

Saurugger S. (2013) ‘Constructivism and Public Policy Approaches in the EU: From Ideas to Power Games’, Journal of European Public Policy 20 (6): 888-906.

Further reading

Aspinwall, M. D. and Schneider, G. (2003) ‘Same method, separate tables: the institutionalist turn in political science and the study of European integration’, European Journal of Political Research, 38 (1): 1-36..

Börzel, T. (2010) ‘European Governance: Negotiation and Competition in the Shadow of Hierarchy’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 48 (2): 191-219.

Caporaso, J. (1998) 'Regional integration theory: understanding our past and anticipating our future', Journal of European Public Policy, 5 (1): 1-16.

Christiansen, T. (2001) ‘Intra-Institutional Politics and Inter-Institutional Relations in the EU: Towards Coherent Governance?’, Journal of European Public Policy [http://ezproxy.sussex.ac.uk:2269/vl=9463696/cl=17/nw=1/rpsv/cw/routledg/13501763/contp1.htm], 8 (5): 747-769.

Cram, L. (2011) ‘The Importance of the Temporal Dimension: New Modes of Governance as a Tool of Government’, Journal of European Public Policy, 18 (5): 636-653.

Hix, S. (1994) 'The Study of the European Community: the Challenge to Comparative Politics', West European Politics, 17 (1): 1-30.

Hix, S. (1996) 'CP, IR and the EU: a rejoinder to Hurrell and Menon', West European Politics, 19 (4): 802-804.

Hix, S. (1998) 'The Study of the European Union II: the "new governance" agenda and its rival', Journal of European Public Policy, 5 (1): 38-65.

Hooghe, L. and Marks, G. (2003) ‘Unravelling the Central State, but How? Types of Multi-level Governance’, American Political Science Review, 97 (2): 233-243.

Hurrell, A. and Menon, A. (1996) 'Politics like any other? Comparative politics, International Relations and the Study of the EU', West European Politics, 19 (2): 386-402.

Jachtenfuchs, M. (2001) ‘The Governance Approach to European Integration’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 39 (2): 245-264.

Jupille, J., Caporaso, J. A. and Checkel, J. T. (2003) ‘Integrating institutions: rationalism, constructivism and the study of the European Union: an institutionalist perspective’, Comparative Political Studies, 36 (1-2): 7-40.

Kohler-Koch, B. and Rittberger, B. (2006) ‘Review Article: The “Governance Turn” in EU Studies’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 44 (s1): 27-49.

Marks, G., Hooghe, L. and Blank, K. (1996) 'European Integration from the 1980s: State-Centric v Multi-level Governance', Journal of Common Market Studies, 34 (3): 341-387.

Pierson, P. (1996) ‘The path to European integration: a historical institutionalist analysis’, Comparative Political Studies, 29 (2): 123-163.

Risse-Kappen, T. (1995) 'Exploring the Nature of the Beast: International Relations Theory and Comparative Policy Analysis Meet the European Union', Journal of Common Market Studies, 34 (1): 53-80.

WEEK 5a,b: Europeanisation: theory and case studies.

Essential reading

Relevant chapters of textbooks.

Börzel, T. and Risse, T. (2003) ‘Conceptualizing the Domestic Impact of Europe‘, in K. Featherstone and C. Radaelli (eds.) The Politics of Europeanization (Oxford: OUP): 57-80. Also available as: http://www.gs.uni.wroc.pl/files/BOERZEL%20-%20RISSE%20Conceptualizing%20the%20domestic%20impact%20of%20Europe.pdf

Mair, P. (2004) ‘The Europeanization Dimension‘, Journal of European Public Policy, 11 (2): 337-348.

Olsen, J. P. (2002) ‘The many faces of Europeanisation‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, 40 (5): 921-952.

Further reading

Börzel, T. (1999) ‘Towards Convergence in Europe? Institutional Adaptation to Europeanisation in Germany and Spain’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 39 (4): 573-596.

Börzel, T. (2002) ‘Pace-setting, foot-dragging and fence-sitting: member state responses to Europeanisation‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, 40 (2): 193-214.

Börzel, T. (2002) ‘Member State Responses to Europeanization’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 40 (2): 193-214.

Bulmer, S. and Lequesne, C. (eds.) (2013) The Member States of the European Union (Oxford: OUP).

Exadktylos, T. and Radaelli, C. M. (2009) ‘Research Design in European Studies: The Case of Europeanization‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, 47 (3): 507-530

Featherstone, K. and Radaelli, C. M. (2003) The Politics of Europeanization (Oxford: OUP).

Graziano, P. and Vink, M. (eds.) (2008) Europeanization: New Research Agendas (Basingstoke: Palgrave).

Grossman, E. (2006) ‘Europeanization as an interactive process: German public banks meet EU state aid policy’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 44 (2): 325-348.

Haverland, M. (2000) 'National adaptation to European integration: the importance of institutional veto points', Journal of Public Policy, 20 (1): 83-103.

Hennis, M. (2001) ‘Europeanization and Globalization: the Missing Link‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, 39 (5): 829-850.

Knill, C. and Lekhmkuhl, D. (2002) ‘The national impact of European Union Regulatory Policy: Three Europeanization Mechanisms‘, European Journal of Political Research, 41 (2): 255-280.

Ladrech, R. (2002) ‘Europeanisation and Political Parties. Towards a Framework for Analysis‘, Party Politics, 8 (4): 389-403.

Schmidt, V. A. (2006) 'Procedural democracy in the EU: the Europeanization of national and sectoral policy-making processes', Journal of European Public Policy, 13 (5): 670-691.

Sprungk, C. (2011) ‘How Policy-Shaping Might (not) Affect Policy-Taking: the Case of National Parliaments in the European Union’, Journal of European Integration 3(3): 323-40.

Verdier, D. and Breen, R. (2001) ‘Europeanization and Globalization. Politics against Markets in the European Union’, Comparative Political Studies, 34 (1): 227-262.

West European Politics (2000) Special Issue on ‘Europeanized Politics? European Integration and National Political Systems’, 23 (4).

WEEK 6a,b: Euroscepticism: theory and case studies

Essential reading

Cini textbook, relevent chapter

Marks, G. and Wilson, C. (2000) ‘The Past in the Present: a Cleavage Theory of Party positions of European Integration’, British Journal of Political Science, 30 (3): 433-459.

Marks, G., Wilson, C. and Ray, L. (2002) ‘National Political Parties and European Integration’, American Journal of Political Science, 46 (3): 585-594.

Szczerbiak, A. and Taggart, P. (eds) (2008) ‘Opposing Europe: The Comparative Party Politics of Euroscepticism’, (Oxford: Oxford University Press), Chapters 1 Volumes I and II.

Szczerbiak, A. and Taggart, P. (2003) ‘Theorising Party-Based Euroscepticism: Problems of Definition, Measurement and Causality’ European Parties Elections and Referendums Network Working Paper, No. 12.

Further reading

Aspinwall, M. (2000) ‘Structuring Europe: Power sharing Institutions and British Preferences on European Integration’, Political Studies, 48 (3): 415-442.

Batory, A. and Sitter, N. (2004) ‘Cleavages, competition and coalition-building: Agrarian parties and the European question in Western and East Central Europe’, European Journal of Political Research, 43 (4): 253-46.

Benedetto, G. and Quaglia, L. (2007) ‘The Comparative Politics of Communist Euroscepticism In France, Spain And Italy’, Party Politics, 13 (4): 479-500.

Fitzgibbon, J. (2013) ‘Citizens against Europe? Civil Society and Eurosceptic Protest in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Denmark’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 51 (1): 105–121.

Gabel, M. and Hix, S. (2005) ‘Understanding Public Support for British Membership of the Single Currency’, Political Studies, 53 (1): 65-81.

Gärtner, M. (1997) ‘Who Wants the Euro – and Why? Economic Explanations of Public Attitudes towards a Single European Currency’, Public Choice, 93 (3-4): 487-510.

Hix, S. (1999) ‘Dimensions and Alignments in European Union Politics: Cognitive Constraints and Partisan Responses’, European Journal of Political Research, 35 (2): 69-125.

Hooghe, L. and Marks, G. (2005) ‘Calculation, Community, and Cues: Public Opinion on European Integration’, European Union Politics, 6 (4): 421-445.

Janssen, J. (1991) ‘Postmaterialism, Cognitive Mobilization and Public Support for European Integration’, British Journal of Political Science, 21 (4): 443-468.

Kaltenthaler, K. and Anderson, C. (2001) ‘European and Their Money: Explaining Support for the Common European Currency’, European Journal of Political Research, 40 (2): 139-170.

Kopecky, P. and Mudde, C. (2002) 'Two Sides of Euroscepticism: Party Positions on European Integration in East Central Europe', European Union Politics, 3 (3): 297-326.

Lees, C. (2002. ‘“Dark Matter”: Institutional Constraints and the Failure of Party-Based Euroscepticism in Germany’, Political Studies, 30 (2): 244-267.

Marks, G. and Steenbergen, M. (2002) ‘Understanding Political Contestation in the European Union’, Comparative Political Studies, 35 (8): 879-892.

Marks G., Wilson, C. and Ray, L. (2002) ‘National Political Parties and European Integration’, American Journal of Political Science, 46 (3): 585-594.

Quaglia, L. (2011): ‘“The Ebb and Flow’ of Euroscepticism in Italy’, South European Society and Politics, 16 (1): 31-50.

Ruiz Jiménez, A. M. and Egea de Haro, A. (2011) ‘Spain: Euroscepticism in a Pro-European Country?’, South European Society and Politics, 16 (1): 105-131.

Serricchio, F., Tsakatika, M. and Quaglia, L. (forthcoming) ‘Euroscepticism and the global financial crisis’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 51 (1): 15-64.

Sitter, N. (2001) ‘The Politics of Opposition and European Integration in Scandinavia: Is Euro-scepticism a Government-Opposition Dynamic?’, West European Politics, 24 (4): 22-39.

Sanchez-Cuenca, I. (2000) ‘The Political Basis of Support for European Integration’, European Union Politics, 1 (2): 147-171.

Serricchio F., Tsakatika M., Quaglia L.,(2013) Euroscepticism and the global financial crisis, Journal of Common Market Studies, 51, 1: 51-64.

Szczerbiak, A. and Taggart, P. (eds) (2008) ‘Opposing Europe: The Comparative Party Politics of Euroscepticism’ (Oxford: Oxford University Press), Volume I and II.

Taggart, P. and Szczerbiak, A. ‘Coming in from the Cold? Euroscepticism, Government Participation and Party Positions on Europe’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 51 (1): 17–37,

Taggart, P. (1998) 'A Touchstone of Dissent: Euroscepticism in Contemporary Western European Party Systems', European Journal of Political Research, 33 (3): 363-388.

Teschner, J. (2000) ‘No longer Europe's Europhiles? Euroscepticism in Germany in the 1990s’, Journal of European Integration, 22 (1): 59-86.

Usherwood, S. (2002), ‘Opposition to the European Union in the UK: The Dilemma of Public Opinion and Party Management’, Government and Opposition, 37 (2): 211–230.

Usherwood, S. (2007), ‘Proximate Factors in the Mobilization of Anti-EU Groups in France and the UK: The European Union as First-Order Politics’, Journal of European Integration,29 (1): 3-21.

Vasilopoulou, S. (2013) ‘Continuity and Change in the Study of Euroscepticism: Plus ça change?’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 51 (1): 153–168.

Verney, S. (2011) ‘An Exceptional Case? Party and Popular Euroscepticism in Greece, 1959–2009’, South European Society and Politics, 16 (1): 51-79.

Yılmaz, H. (2011) Euroscepticism in Turkey: Parties, Elites, and Public Opinion’, South European Society and Politics, 16 (1): 185-208.

See also: South European Society and Politics (2011) ‘Special issue: Euroscepticism in Southern Europe: A Diachronic Perspective’, 16 (1).

See also: Journal of Common Market Studies (2013) special issue: ‘Confronting Euroscepticism’, 51 (1).

WEEK 7a,b Differentiated integration, disintegration and Brexit

Required reading (uptodat reading to be indicated nearer the time)

Special issue on Brexit of Journal of European Public Policy 2016.

Glencross, A (2015), Why a British referendum on EU membership will not solve the Europe question, International Affairs, vol. 91, issue 2, pp. 303-323

Oliver, T. (2015), Europe's British Question: The UK–EU Relationship in a Changing Europe and Multipolar World, Global Society, vol. 29, issue 3, pp. 409-421

Further reading (to be indicated nearer the time)

Allen, D., ''The United Kingdom: A Europeanized government in a non-Europeanized polity'', pp.119-141 in Bulmer and Lequesne (2005). The member states of the European Union. Oxford : Oxford University

Cowley, P. and Stuart, M., 2012, The Cambusters: The Conservative European Union Referendum Rebellion of October 2011, The Political Quarterly, vol. 83, issue 2, pp. 402-40

Gamble, A., 2006, The European Disunion, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 8, issue 1, pp. 34-49

Hawkins, B., 2012, Nation, separation and threat: An analysis of British media discourses on the European Union treaty reform process, Journal of Common Market Studies, vol. 50, issue 4, pp. 561-577

WEK 8a,b: Brexit part II

students presentations and general discussion

(see reading previous week)

WEEK 9a,b: Economic and Monetary Union & Euro crisis

Essential reading.

Hall P. A. (2012) ‘The Economics and Politics of the Euro Crisis’, German Politics 21, 4: 355-371.

Moravcsik A. (2012) ‘Europe after the Crisis: How to Sustain a Common Currency’, Foreign Affairs 91, 3: 54-68.

Howarth, D. and Quaglia L. (2015), ‘The political economy of the euro area’s sovereign debt crisis: Introduction’, Review of International Political Economy, 22 (3): 457-484.

See also Journal of Common Market Studies, symposium on ‘Economic and Monetary Union and the Crisis of the Eurozone’, 50, 6.

See also special issue of the Review of International Political Economy, 22, 3.

See also special issue Journal of European Public Policy, 22, 2.

Further reading

Arghyrou M. G. and A. Kontonikas (2011) ‘The EMU sovereign-debt crisis: Fundamentals, expectations and contagion’, European Economy, Economic Papers 46.

Buti, M. and Carnot, N. (2012) ‘The EMU debt crisis: early lessons and reforms’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 50, 6: 899-911

Buiter, W. and Rahbari, E. (2012) ‘The European Central Bank as lender of last resort for sovereigns in the Eurozone’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 50, s2: 6-35.

De Grauwe P. (2009) ‘The Fragility of the Eurozone’s Institutions’, Open Economies Review, 21, 1: 167-174.

Dinan D. (2010) ‘Governance and Institutions: Implementing the Lisbon Treaty in the Shadow of the Euro Crisis’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 49, Annual Review: 103-121.

Gros, D. (2012) ‘On the stability of public debt in a monetary union’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 50, s2: 36-48.

Hodson D. (2010) ‘The EU Economy: the Euro Area in 2009’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 48, Annual Review: 225-242.

Hodson D (2011 and 2012) JCMS Annual Review pieces summarizing developments in the Sovereign Debt Crisis.

Hodson D., Quaglia L. (2009) ‘European Perspectives on the Global Financial crisis: Introduction’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 47, 5: 939-952

Niemann, Arne and I. Demosthenes, 2015, European Economic Integration in Times of Crisis: A Case of Neofunctionalism?, Journal of European Public Policy, 22, 2: 196-218.

Paterson W.E. (2011) ‘The Reluctant Hegemon? Germany Moves Centre Stage in the European Union‘, Journal of Common Market Studies, 49, Annual Review: 57-75.

Salines M., Glöckler G. and Truchlewski Z. (2012) ‘Existential crisis, incremental response: the eurozone's dual institutional evolution 2007–2011’, Journal of European Public Policy, 19, 5: 665-681.

Schimmelfennig, Frank, 2015, Liberal intergovernmentalism and the euro area crisis, Journal of European Public Policy, 22, 2.

Schmidt V. (2010) ‘The Unfinished Architecture of Europe's Economic Union (Comment)’, Governance, 23, 4: 555-559.

Schmidt, V. (2010) ‘The European Union’s Eurozone Crisis and What (not) to Do About It’, Brown Journal of World Affairs, 17, 1: 199-213.

Schwarzer D. (2012) ‘The Euro Area crises, shifting power relations and institutional change in the European Union’, Global Policy, 3, s1: 28-41. T

Tsoukalis L. (2011) ‘The JCMS Annual Review Lecture. The Shattering of Illusions – And What Next?’, Journal of Common Market Studies, 49, Annual Review: 19–44.

WEEK 10a,b: REVISION

Testi/Bibliografia

  • Cini, M. and Pérez-Solórzano Borragán, N. (eds.) (2016) European Union Politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

    OR

  • Nugent, N. (2017) The government and politics of the European Union (Basingstoke: Palgrave).

  OR

  • Wallace, W. H., Pollack, M. and Young, A. (eds.) (2015) Policy-Making in the European Union, (Oxford: OUP).

Metodi didattici

Teaching will combine a lecture given by the tutor, and seminar activities. It will be assumed that all students will read around the subject of each session in advance, and be prepared to contribute to the discussion.

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Final exam, 2 hours, answer 2 questions to be chosen amongst 5 questions

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Slides, library resources, web resources

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Lucia Quaglia