Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics

Unveiling the Council of the European Union

Games Governments Play in Brussels

Editors: Naurin, D., Wallace, H. (Eds.)

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About this book

Thanks to new transparency rules and increased efforts by scholars, researchers are better equipped than ever before to analyze the decision-making processes of the Council of the European Union and to test old wisdoms. This book covers the most contentious areas and important debates in current research.

About the authors

DANIEL NAURIN is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Gothenburg University, Sweden. He is the author or Deliberation behind Closed Doors: Transparency and Lobbying in the European Union.
 
HELEN WALLACE is Centennial Professor in the European Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. She is the author of numerous books and articles on European Union politics, including The Council of Ministers (with Fiona Hayes-Renshaw).

Reviews

'Highly interesting from start to finish.' - European Library

'The volume's excellent choice of contributions and its comprehensive and encouraging insights raise the bar in Council studies several notches.' - Tim Veen, University of Nottingham, Political Studies Review


Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction: from Rags to Riches

    Naurin, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • Voting and Coalitions in the Council after the Enlargement

    Mattila, Mikko

    Pages 23-35

  • Voting, Statements and Coalition-Building in the Council from 1999 to 2006

    Hagemann, Sara

    Pages 36-63

  • East-North-South: Coalition-Building in the Council before and after Enlargement

    Naurin, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 64-78

  • Veto Player Theory and Consensus Behaviour

    König, Thomas (et al.)

    Pages 81-98

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Unveiling the Council of the European Union
Book Subtitle
Games Governments Play in Brussels
Editors
  • D. Naurin
  • H. Wallace
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58378-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230583788
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-55504-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36393-3
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-25038-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 320
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