European Administrative Governance: The Palgrave Handbook of the European Administrative System

Editors: Bauer, M. and Trondal, J.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $239.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $358.50
ISBN: 978-1-137-33988-1
Category: History - Europe -- History
Image Count: 48
Book Status: Available
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Drawing on research from the administrative sciences and using organizational, institutional and decision-making theories, this volume examines the emerging bureaucratic framework of the EU and highlights that analyzing the patterns and dynamics of the EU's administrative capacities is essential to understand how it shapes European public policy.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on Contributors
  • List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • 1 The Administrative System of the European Union - Michael W. Bauer and Jarle Trondal
  • Part I Theoretical Perspectives
  • 2 European Public Administration as a Multilevel Administration: A Conceptual Framework - Arthur Benz
  • 3 The Two Logics of Multilevel Administration in the EU - Edgar Grande and Martina McCowan
  • 4 EU Administration: Center Formation and Multilevelness - Morten Egeberg
  • 5 A Conceptual Account of the European Administrative Space Jarle Trondal and B. Guy Peters
  • 6 Administrative Styles of EU Institutions - Christoph Knill and Stephan Grohs
  • 7 Administrative Reforms in the European Commission and the Neo-Weberian Model - Edoardo Ongaro
  • Part II EU's Executive Administration
  • 8 The European Commission – Politics and Administration - Michelle Cini
  • 9 Politicization of the European Commission: When, How, and with What Impact? - Miriam Hartlapp
  • 10 The Permanent Commission Bureaucrat The Permanent Commission Bureaucrat - Sara Connolly and Hussein Kassim
  • 11 The Temporary Commission Bureaucrat - Zuzana Murdoch and Jarle Trondal
  • 12 The European External Action Service (EEAS), the New Kid on the Block - Tannelie Blom and Sophie Vanhoonacker
  • Part III EU's Parliament Administration
  • 13 The European Parliament Administration: Organizational Structure and Behavioral Implications - Morten Egeberg, Åse Gornitzka, Jarle Trondal, and Mathias Johannessen
  • 14 Officials ‘Pre-Cooking’ EU Affairs? The Role of EP Officials in the Ordinary Legislative Procedure (OLP) - Mathias Dobbels and Christine Neuhold
  • Part IV EU's ‘Intergovernmental’ Administration
  • 15 The EU Council(s) System and Administrative Fusion - Wolfgang Wessels, Peter Valant, and Tobias Kunstein
  • 16 The Institutional Context of the European Union's Council System and the Intentional Design of Discretion for Preparatory Agents - Jeffrey Lewis
  • Part V EU's Court Administration
  • 17 The Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Administrative Space - Herwig C. H. Hofmann
  • 18 The European Court of Auditors and Its Relationship with National Independent Audit Institutions: The Evolving Audit Function in the EU Multilevel System - Hartmut Aden
  • Part VI EU's Subordinated Administration
  • 19 The EU's Subordinated Agency Administration and the Rise of Executive Power at European Level - Morten Egeberg, Maria Martens, and Jarle Trondal
  • 20 Exploring the EU Commission–Agency Relationship: Partnership or Parenthood? - Nina Merethe Vestlund
  • Part VII Vertical and Horizontal Administrative Interaction
  • 21 Horizontal Capacity Pooling: Direct, Decentralized, Joint Policy Execution - Eva G. Heidbreder
  • 22 EU Administration and Interaction with International Organizations - Bob Reinalda
  • 23 The Expert–Executive Nexus in the European Administrative System: Expert Groups and the European Commission - Åse Gornitzka and Ulf Sverdrup
  • 24 Comitology: Over 50 Years of Institutional Reforms and Emerging Practices - Gijs Jan Brandsma
  • 25 Subnational Administrations in the EU Multilevel System: Perspectives from the Bureaucratic Elite - Michael W. Bauer and Stefan Becker
  • 26 The Europeanization of Civil Services and Human Resources (HR) Policies - Christoph Demmke
  • Part VIII Conclusions and Challenges
  • 27 Holding Executive Power to Account: The EU Administration's Accountability Challenge(s) - Anchrit Wille
  • 28 The European Administrative System Reassessed - Jarle Trondal