|Author (Person)||Kaiser, Wolfram|
|Publisher||European Parliament: European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS)|
|Series Title||EPRS Briefings|
|Series Details||PE 646.159|
|Publication Date||February 2020|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
Wolfram Kaiser, a non-resident Visiting Fellow with the European Parliamentary Research Service, delivered the EPRS annual lecture in Brussels on 6 November 2019.
In his lecture, he argued that the EU has been profoundly shaped by three main notions and practices of transnational governance: the struggle for executive autonomy, practices of neo-corporatist concertation and consensus-seeking, and the vision to Europeanise parliamentary democracy by 'constitutionalising' what is now the EU. He sought to show how each has impacted on attempts to create transnational European democracy, and how they might actually have facilitated the far more aggressive contestation of European union (with a small 'u').
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||EU Integration Theory|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|