European Integration and Consensus Politics in the Low by Hans Vollaard,Jan Beyers,Patrick Dumont

By Hans Vollaard,Jan Beyers,Patrick Dumont

The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are famous circumstances of consensus politics. Decision-making within the Low international locations has been characterised through large involvement, strength sharing and making compromises. those nations have been additionally founding member states of the eu Union (EU) and its predecessors. even if, the connection among eu integration and the culture of family consensus politics is still unclear.

In order to discover this courting this publication bargains in-depth reviews of a large choice of political actors akin to governments, parliaments, political events, courts, ministries and curiosity teams in addition to key coverage concerns resembling the ratification of ecu treaties and migration coverage. The authors concentration not just on Europeanization, but in addition examine no matter if eu integration could progressively undermine the basic features of consensus politics within the Low international locations. Drawing on consociationalism and Europeanization examine, this quantity offers a finished evaluate of Europeanization in those 3 ecu member states in addition to a greater figuring out of the types of consensus politics throughout and inside of those countries.

This publication can be of curiosity to scholars and students of ecu reports, ecu integration, ecu legislation, political technology, eu political financial system and comparative politics.

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