Governance and Intergovernmental Relations in the European Union and the United States: Theoretical Perspectives

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Edoardo Ongaro, Andrew Massey, Ellen Wayenberg, Marc Holzer
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2010 - Political Science - 224 pages
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This book provides solid academic evidence of a lively debate and dialogue between US and EU scholars about Multilevel Governance (MLG) and Intergovernmental Relations (IGR). Beyond the contingencies of the terms and the path dependency of their historica
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
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2 Intergovernmental relations or multilevel governance? Transatlantic comparisons and reflections
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integrating the theoretical perspectives
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4 Toward an emergent theory of IGR governance at the dawn of the network era
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new forms of analysis and the implications for IGRMLG
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6 The changing landscape of intergovernmental relations and multilevel governance in the United States
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7 The evolution of the studies of European Union MLG
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producing patchwork policies
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Index
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