|Author (Person)||Meyer, Christoph O.|
|Series Title||Journal of Common Market Studies|
|Series Details||Vol.43, No.1, March 2005, p121-148|
|Publication Date||March 2005|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
The article seeks to contribute to the debate about the Europeanization of publicized discourse as a key factor in the underpinning of legitimate and effective governance in Europe. It explores the degree to which two sets of European Union legal provisions for the co-ordination of national employment and fiscal policies have led to an adaptation of media discourses in selected Member States over time. Overall, the study finds only a modest degree of Europeanization with regard to media attention, representation of foreign voices and thematic convergence, but notes important differences between the two selected governing modes and to a lesser degree between the selected countries. It puts forward a number of hypotheses to explain why fiscal policy co-ordination led to more Europeanization of media discourse as compared to the softer governing mode in the area of employment policy.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|