To the top

Page Manager: Webmaster
Last update: 9/11/2012 3:13 PM

Tell a friend about this page
Print version

Liberal Intergovernmental… - University of Gothenburg, Sweden Till startsida
Sitemap
To content Read more about how we use cookies on gu.se

Liberal Intergovernmentalism in the Councils of the EU: A Baseline Theory?

Journal article
Authors Daniel Naurin
Published in Jcms-Journal of Common Market Studies
Volume 56
Issue 7
Pages 1526-1543
ISSN 0021-9886
Publication year 2018
Published at Department of Political Science
Pages 1526-1543
Language en
Links dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12786
Keywords Liberal intergovernmentalism, Council of the EU, negotiations, bargaining, European Council, european-union evidence, decision-making, multilevel governance, government responsiveness, communicative action, commission activism, actor alignments, 2004 enlargement, integration, politics, Business & Economics, International Relations, Government & Law, harpf fw, 1988, public administration, v66, p239
Subject categories Political Science

Abstract

How has the research on the European Council and the Council of the EU engaged with Moravcsik's theory on liberal intergovernmentalism (LI)? This article analyzes 25 years of Council research. Most of this literature does not refer to LI, and a majority of the references that are made raise critique against LI. However, compared to other major works on European integration, LI is by far the most important source in the Council literature. Furthermore, a closer look at the most significant challenges raised against LI indicates that its account of intergovernmental bargaining in the EU is not in serious question. On the other hand, few studies provide systematic tests of the key assumptions of LI with regards to interstate bargaining. As a result, the self-proclaimed status of LI as a baseline theory is confirmed in the Council literature more by implicit, somewhat reluctant, consent than by overt support.

Page Manager: Webmaster|Last update: 9/11/2012
Share:

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?

Denna text är utskriven från följande webbsida:
http://www.gu.se/english/research/publication/?publicationId=273627
Utskriftsdatum: 2019-09-23