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PIED2301
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Politics and Policy in the EU, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr. Dannreuther
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PIED2301 Reading List

Lecture 1:  History of the EU and the logics of integration and disintegration  

Seminar 1  topics: Introduction to the politics and policies of the EU

· Overview of module

· Organization of seminars

· Gathering of views on European politics

· Which sources do we read?

Required Reading:

CHOOSE A TEXT BOOK and get to know it

Broadsheet newspaper

EU Observer

EUROPA website

BBC page

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Lecture 2:  Theories of European Integration (IR, CP and “critical IPE”)

Seminar 2 : the meaning of community in Europe

· What are the motives for European integration and to what degree have they changed?

· How is supranationalism different to intergovernmental integration?

· Has enlargement accelerated or delayed integration?

· Has the EU become a state?

The European Community: From 1945 to 1985, Derek Urwin in Michelle Cini (2006) European Union politics Oxford: Oxford University Press

Towards European Union, David Phinnemore in Michelle Cini (2006) European Union politics Oxford: Oxford University Press

S. S Andersen and N. Sitter (2006) 'Differentiated Integration: What is it and How Much Can the EU Accommodate? ', Journal of European Integration 28/4: 313 – 330.

M. Cremona (2003) The enlargement of the European Union Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press

T. Jaeger (2002), 'Enhanced Cooperation in the Treaty of Nice and Flexibility in the Common Foreign and Security Policy', European Foreign Policy Review 7/3: 297-316. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

J-E de Neve (2007) 'The European Onion? How Differentiated Integration is Reshaping the EU', Journal of European Integration , 29/4, 503 - 521

T. Haughton & D. Malová (2007) Emerging Patterns of EU Membership: Drawing Lessons from Slovakia's First Two Years as a Member State, Politics 27/2: 69–75.

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Lecture 3: How the EU works – the supranational system

Seminar 3:  Is there a theory of European integration? Should there be one?

· Should there be a theory of European integration?

· Compare two of the following approaches : –Neo-functionalism –Liberal Intergovernmentalism –Multi-level Governance –Comparative Politics. What assumptions does each make of the EU and how does this lead to divergent interpretations of the EU's institutions and their activities?

· Can any of the above explaining disintegration

Intergovernmentalism, Michelle Cini in Michelle Cini (2010) European Union politics Oxford: Oxford University Press

New Theories of European Integration, Ben Rosamond in Michelle Cini (2010) European Union politics Oxford: Oxford University Press

Haas, E., (1998), ‘The uniting of Europe’, in: Nelsen, B. F.; Stubb, A. C. (eds.), The European Union. Readings on the theory and practice of European integration , Macmillan Press, 139-143.

Moravcsik, A (1993) ‘Preferences and Power in the European Union: A Liberal Intergovernmentalist Approach’, Journal of Common Market Studies. 31(4), pp 473–524.

Marks, G. et al. (1996) ‘European Integration from the 1980s: State-Centric v. Multilevel Governance’, Journal of Common Market Studies. , 34 (3), pp. 341-78.

Hix, S (1994) ‘The Study of the European Community: The Challenge to Comparative Politics’, West European politics. 17(1) 1-30.

Rosamond, B. (2000) Theories of European integration . (Palgrave)

Tranholm-Mikkelsen, J. (1991) ‘ Neo-functionalism : obstinate or obsolete? A reappraisal in the light of new dynamism of the EC ’, Millennium. , 20 (1), pp.1-20.

Wiener, A. and Diez, T. (2004), European Integration Theory (Oxford University Press )

Ryner, Magnus. 2012. "Financial Crisis, Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy in the Production of Knowledge about the EU." Millennium. 40 (3):647-73.

Cohen, Benjamin J. 2012. "The future of the euro: Let's get real." Review of international political economy. 19 (4):689-700.

Crum, Ben. 2013. "Saving the Euro at the Cost of Democracy? " Journal of Common Market Studies. 51 (4):614-30.

Gerry Strange  Saving the Euro – and Social Democracy http://www.social-europe.eu/2011/09/saving-the-euro-and-social-democracy/  30/09/2011 Other reading:

Niilo Kauppi 2010 The political ontology of European integration" Comparative European politics. (2010) 8, 19–36.

Jane Jenson and Frederic Merand (2010) "Sociology, institutionalism and the European Union" Comparative European politics 8, 74–92.

Peebles, Gustav 1997 "A Very Eden of the Innate Rights of Man"? A Marxist Look at the European Union Treaties and Case Law" Law and Social Inquiry , Vol. 22, No. 3 (Summer, 1997), pp. 581-618

Neil Fligstein and Iona Mara-Drita 1996 "How to Make a Market: Reflections on the Attempt to Create a Single Market in the European Union" American Journal of Sociology. Vol. 102, No. 1 (Jul., 1996), pp. 1-33

Magnus Ryner, 2010 "An Obituary for the Third Way: The Financial Crisis and Social Democracy in Europe" The political quarterly. , Vol. 81, No. 4, October–December 2010

Alan W. Cafruny & J. Magnus Ryner (2007) Monetary Union and the Transatlantic and Social Dimensions of Europe's Crisis", New political economy. , 12:2, 141-165

Ryner, Magnus. 2012 "Financial Crisis, Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy in the Production of Knowledge about the EU" Millennium , v. 40 no. 3, pp. 647-673

More on the Commission:

•Curtin, D. & M. Egeberg (2008) Tradition and innovation: Europe's accumulated executive order. West European politics., 31, 639-661.

•Egeberg, M. (1996) Organization and nationality in the European Commission services. Public administration., 74, 721-735.

•--- (1999) Transcending intergovernmentalism? Identity and role perceptions of national officials in EU decision-making. Journal of European public policy., 6, 456-474.

Egeberg, M. & A. Heskestad (2010) The Denationalization of Cabinets in the European Commission. Journal of Common Market Studies., 48, 775-786.

 •Hooghe, L. (1999a) Images of Europe: Orientations to European integration among senior officials of the commission. British journal of political science., 29, 345-367.

•--- (1999b) Supranational activists or intergovernmental agents? Explaining the orientations of senior commission officials toward European integration. Comparative political studies., 32, 435-463.

 •--- (2000) Euro-socialists or euro-marketeers? EU top officials on capitalism. The Journal of politics., 62, 430-454.

•Trondal, J. (2007) Is the european commission a 'Hothouse' for supranationalism? Exploring actor-level supranationalism. Journal of Common Market Studies., 45, 1111-1133.

•--- (2008) The anatomy of autonomy: Reassessing the autonomy of the European Commission. European journal of political research., 47, 467-488.

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Lecture 4 : How the EU works – the intergovernmental system

Seminar 4: How are supranational politics conducted in the EU?

Seminar topics :

· What does supranational mean?

· Which EU institutions are ascribed supranational characteristics and why?

· How supranational are they?

· What relevance does supranationalism have today?

Required Reading:

One of:

· “The European Commission”, “The European Parliament”, “the European Court of Justice” in John Mcormick 2011 European Union Politics London: Palgrave

Or

· M.Egberg “The European Commission” in Michelle Cini & Nieves Perez Solrzano Borragan 2010 European Union Politics  3rd ed, Oxford: OUP

· Roger Scully “The European Parliament” in Michelle Cini & Nieves Perez Solrzano Borragan 2010 European Union Politics  3rd ed, Oxford: OUP

· Ilias Kapsis “The European Court of Justice” in Michelle Cini & Nieves Perez Solrzano Borragan 2010 European Union Politics  3rd ed, Oxford: OUP

On the Commission:

Hooghe, L. 1999. "Supranational activists or intergovernmental agents? Explaining the orientations of senior commission officials toward European integration." Comparative political studies. 32 (4):435-63.

———. 2000. "Euro-socialists or euro-marketeers? EU top officials on capitalism." The Journal of politics. 62 (2):430-54.

———. 2005. "Several roads lead to international norms, but few via international socialization: A case study of the European Commission." International organization. 59 (4):861-98.

Trondal, Jarle. 2007. "Is the european commission a 'Hothouse' for supranationalism? Exploring actor-level supranationalism." Journal of Common Market Studies. 45 (5):1111-33.

Trondal, Jarle, Caspar Van den Berg, and Semin Suvarierol. 2008. "The compound machinery of government: The case of seconded officials in the European commission." Governance. 21 (2):253-74.

On the Parliament

S. Hix & Kreppel, A (2003) 'From Grand Coalition to Left-Right Confrontation: Explaining the Shifting Structure of Party Competition in the European Parliament.' Comparative political studies 36/1/2: 75-96.

S. Hix, Amie Kreppel and Abdul Noury (2003) 'The Party System in the European Parliament: Collusive or Competitive? ', Journal of Common Market Studies. 41/2: 309- 331

Goetze, Stefan. 2009 “A matter of habit? The sociological foundations of empowering the European Parliament” Comparative European politics. , v. 8 no. 1, pp. 37- 54

On the European Court of Justice

Hong, Quoc Loc. 2010. "Constitutional Review in the Mega-Leviathan: A Democratic Foundation for the European Court of Justice." European law journal. 16 (6):695-716.

Neyer, Juergen. 2010. "Justice, Not Democracy: Legitimacy in the European Union." Journal of Common Market Studies. 48 (4):903-21.

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Lecture 5: The Policy Process – agenda setting, representation and legislation

Seminar 5:  How are national interests defended in the EU?

Seminar topics:

· How does the Council system work to encourage agreement?

· Is the European Council more powerful than the Council of Ministers?

· Does Qualified Majority Voting (QMV) signal a loss of national control?

· How have QMV and enlargement shifted the power of individual Member States in the Council?

Required Reading:

“ The Councils” John Mcormick 2011 European Union Politics London: Palgrave

“The Council of the EU” Michelle Cini & Nieves Perez Solrzano Borragan 2010 European Union Politics  3rd ed, Oxford: OUP 

“ The Council of Ministers” & ”The European Council” Neill Nugent  2010 The Government and Politics of the European Union 7th edition Palgrave: Macmillan

On the Council system:

Alexandrova, Petya, and Arco Timmermans. 2013. "National interest versus the common good: The Presidency in European Council agenda setting." European journal of political research. 52 (3):316-38.

Alexandrova, Petya, Marcello Carammia, and Arco Timmermans. 2012. "Policy Punctuations and Issue Diversity on the European Council Agenda." Policy studies journal. 40 (1):68-88.

Arregui, J., F. Stokman, and R. Thomson. 2004. "Bargaining in the European Union and shifts in actors' policy positions." European Union politics. 5 (1):47-72.

Bailer, Stefanie. 2010. "What factors determine bargaining power and success in EU negotiations? " Journal of European public policy. 17 (5):743-57.

Batory, Agnes & Uwe Puetter (2013): Consistency and diversity? The EU's rotating trio Council Presidency after the Lisbon Treaty, Journal of European public policy. , 20:1, 95-112

Dawson, Mark, and Floris de Witte. 2013. "Constitutional Balance in the EU after the Euro-Crisis." Modern law review. 76 (5):817-44.

de Waele, Henri. 2013. "The Changing Role of the European Council in the Institutional Framework of the European Union. Consequences for the European Integration Process." Common Market law review. 50 (1):294-6.

Egeberg, M. 1999. "Transcending intergovernmentalism? Identity and role perceptions of national officials in EU decision-making." Journal of European Public Policy 6 (3):456-74.

Golub, Jonathan (2012): How the European Union does not work: national bargaining success in the Council of Ministers, Journal of European public policy. , 19:9, 1294-1315

Hodson, D., and I. Maher. 2001. "The open method as a new mode of governance: The case of soft economic policy co-ordination." Journal of Common Market Studies. 39 (4):719-46.

Howorth, Jolyon. 2010. "The EU as a Global Actor: Grand Strategy for a Global Grand Bargain? " Journal of Common Market Studies 48 (3):455-74.

Naurin, Daniel (2010). Most Common When Least Important: Deliberation in the European Union Council of Ministers. British journal of political science. , 40, 1, pp 31-50

Puetter, Uwe (2012): Europe's deliberative intergovernmentalism: the role of the Council and European Council in EU economic governance, Journal of European public policy. , 19:2, 161-178

Tallberg, Jonas. 2008. "Bargaining power in the European Council." Journal of Common Market Studies 46 (3):685-708.

Week 6 READING WEEK – DO YOUR BOOK REVIEW!!!

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Lecture 6: The Policy Process – implementation, law and Europeanisation

Seminar 6:  Representation and legislation in the EU

Seminar topics:

· What are the different types and levels of decision-making in the EU?

· Does the Commission still control the agenda?

· What is the second order election thesis and what are its implications for the EU?

· How well can understanding decision-making help us to understand the integration process?

Required Reading:

chs 5, 6, 7of Herman Lelieveldt & Sebastiaan Princen, 2011 The politics of the European Union Cambridge University Press

Policy-Making in the European Union, Alex Warleigh-Lack and Ralf Drachenberg in Michelle Cini (2010) European Union politics Oxford: Oxford University Press

Further reading

Lord, Christopher and Pollak, Johannes(2010) 'Representation and Accountability: Communicating Tubes? ', West European politics. , 33: 5, 968 — 988

Kohler-Koch, Beate(2010) 'How to Put Matters Right? Assessing the Role of Civil Society in EU Accountability', West European politics. , 33: 5, 1117 — 1141

Woll (2006) 'Lobbying in the European Union: From sui generis to a comparative perspective' Journal of European public policy. 13/3

C. Burns (2006) Co-decision and Inter-Committee Conflict in the European Parliament Post-Amsterdam, Government and opposition. , 41/2: 230-48.

C. Burns (2005) ˜Who Pays? Who Gains? How do Costs and Benefits Shape the Policy Influence of the European Parliament? Journal of Common Market Studies. , 43/3: 485-505.

Fortes, Braulio Gomez. 2008. "Abstention in the 1978 Referendum and the political costs of establishing the constitution." Revista De Estudios Politicos (139):167-94.

Garry, J., M. Marsh, and R. Sinnott. 2005. "'Second-order' versus 'Issue-voting' effects in EU referendums - Evidence from the Irish Nice Treaty Referendums." European Union politics. 6 (2):201-21.

Hobolt, Sara Binzer, and Jill Wittrock. 2011. "The second-order election model revisited: An experimental test of vote choices in European Parliament elections." Electoral studies. 30 (1):29-40.

Koepke, Jason R., and Nils Ringe. 2006. "The second-order election model in an enlarged Europe." European Union politics 7 (3):321-46.

Marsh, M. 1998. "Testing the second-order election model after four European elections." British journal of political science. 28:591-607.

Schakel, Arjan H., and Charlie Jeffery. 2013. "Are Regional Elections really "Second-Order' Elections? " Regional studies. 47 (3):323-41.

Trystan, D., R. Scully, and R. W. Jones. 2003. "Explaining the 'quiet earthquake': voting behaviour in the first election to the National Assembly for Wales." Electoral studies 22 (4):635-50.

Van der Brug, W., C. Van der Eijk, and M. Marsh. 2000. "Exploring uncharted territory: The Irish presidential election, 1997." British journal of political science 30:631-50.

Teperoglou, Eftichia. 2010. "A Chance to Blame the Government? The 2009 European Election in Southern Europe." South European Society & Politics 15 (2):247-72.

Weber, Till. 2011. "Exit, Voice, and Cyclicality: A Micrologic of Midterm Effects in European Parliament Elections." American journal of political science. 55 (4):906-21.

Votewatch www.votewatch.eu for information on how the EP votes

How codecision operates post-Lisbon: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/code/information/guide_en.pdf

EP’s codecision website http://www.europarl.europa.eu/code/default_en.htm

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Lecture 7: Competition policy and the creation of a conditional community

Seminar 7:  Europeanization and the EU

Seminar topics :

· What kinds of policy is the EU good at (and how do you decide)?

· To what extent has the ECJ’s judicial activism impacted on policy-making?

· How has membership of the EU changed member states?

Required Reading:

Either:

· chs 8, 9, 10, 11 of Herman Lelieveldt & Sebastiaan Princen, 2011 The politics of the European Union Cambridge University Press

· “Europeanization“ Borzel & Parke in Michelle Cini & Sorelzano (2010) European Union politics Oxford: Oxford University Press

OR

One chapter from Part 2 The Member States and one from Part 3 Europeanization from Bulmer & Lequesne 2nd ed 2012 The Member States of the EU OUP

Further reading

Bolleyer, Nicole. 2010. "The Europeanization of National Political Parties: Power and Organizational Adaptation." Political studies review. 8 (2):274-5.

Bovens, Mark(2010) 'Two Concepts of Accountability: Accountability as a Virtue and as a Mechanism', West European politics. , 33: 5, 946 — 967

Clark, Julian, and Alun Jones. 2011. "'Telling Stories about Politics': Europeanization and the EU's Council Working Groups." Journal of Common Market Studies. 49 (2):341-66.

Crines, Andrew Scott. 2012. "The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union." Political studies review. 10 (2).

Dioli, Irene. 2011. "From globalization to Europeanization-and then? Transnational influences in lesbian activism of the Western Balkans." Journal of Lesbian Studies 15 (3):311-23.

Erne, Roland. 2010. "Social Movements and Europeanization." Journal of Common Market Studies 48 (3):770-1.

Howorth, Jolyon. 2010. "The EU as a Global Actor: Grand Strategy for a Global Grand Bargain? " Journal of Common Market Studies 48 (3):455-74.

Ladi, Stella. 2011. "Europeanization and National Politics." Journal of Common Market Studies 49 (3):689-90.

Scharpf. F. (2006) 'The Joint-decision trap revisited' Journal of Common Market Studies 44/4: 845-864.

Zahn, Rebecca L. 2011. "Social Movements and Europeanization." European journal of international law = Journal européen de droit international. 22 (2):611-U4.

Burley, A. M., and W. Mattli. 1993. "Europe before the Court- a political theory of legal integration." International organization. 47 (1):41-76.

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Lecture 8: EMU and the division of Europe

Seminar 8:  Competition policy the EU’s ultimate supranational policy?

· What is EU competition policy and why has it been so important for the EU?

· What are the main characteristics of EU competition policy and how is it enforced?

· What is the regulatory state and how does it relate to the Single Market Programme?

· How effective has the single market been in delivering other non economic agendas like employment, environment and education?

Required Reading:

· “Economic Policy” in John Mcormick 2011 European Union Politics London: Palgrave

· Michelle Egan 2010 “The Single Market” in Michelle Cini & Nieves Perez Solrzano Borragan 2010 European Union Politics  3rd ed, Oxford: OUP

· Wendy Brusse 2006 “Liberalization, Convertibility and the Common market” in Desmond Dinan, Origins and evolution of the European Union OUP

· Majone, G 1994 “The rise of the regulatory state in Europe” West European politics. Volume 17 , Issue 3 , 1994

Further reading:

 Badinger, Harald. 2007. "Has the EU's single market programme fostered competition? Testing for a decrease in mark-up ratios in EU industries." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 69 (4):497-519.

Boerzel, Tanja. 2010. "European Governance: Negotiation and Competition in the Shadow of Hierarchy." Journal of Common Market Studies. 48 (2):191-219.

Clifton, Judith, Daniel Diaz-Fuentes, and Julio Revuelta. 2010. "The political economy of telecoms and electricity internationalization in the single market." Journal of European public policy. 17 (7):988-1006.

Coen, D. 1997. "The evolution of the large firm as a political actor in the European Union." Journal of European public policy. 4 (1):91-108.

Davies, P. 1997. "Posted workers: Single market or protection of national labour law systems? " Common Market law review. 34 (3):571-602.

de Bruijn, Roland, Henk Kox, and Arjan Lejour. 2008. "Economic benefits of an Integrated European Market for Services." Journal of policy modeling. 30 (2):301-19.

Egan, M. 1998. "Regulatory strategies, delegation and European market integration." Journal of European public policy. 5 (3):485-506.

Ehlermann, C. D. 1992. "The contribution of EC competition policy to the single market." Common Market law review 29 (2):257-82.

Fligstein, N. 1997. "Social skill and institutional theory." American behavioral scientist. 40 (4):397-405.

Fligstein, N., and I. MaraDrita. 1996. "How to make a market: Reflections on the attempt to create a single market in the European Union." American Journal of Sociology. 102 (1):1-33.

Fligstein, N., and F. Merand. 2002. "Globalization or europeanization? Evidence on the European economy since 1980." Acta Sociologica = Scandinavian review of sociology. 45 (1):7-22.

Gehring, Thomas, and Michael Kerler. 2008. "Institutional Stimulation of Deliberative Decision-Making: Division of Labour, Deliberative Legitimacy and Technical Regulation in the European Single Market." Journal of Common Market Studies. 46 (5):1001-23.

Gehring, Thomas, and Sebastian Krapohl. 2007. "Supranational regulatory agencies between independence and control: the EMEA and the authorization of pharmaceuticals in the European Single Market." Journal of European public policy. 14 (2):208-26.

Guidi, Mattia 2013 “Delegation and varieties of capitalism: Explaining the independence of national competition agencies in the European Union" Comparative European politics. 1 pp.1-23

Hooghe, L. 2003. "Europe divided? Elites vs. public opinion on European integration." European Union politics. 4 (3):281-304.

Krapohl, Sebastian. 2007. "Thalidomide, BSE and the single market: An historical-institutionalist approach to regulatory regimes in the European Union." European journal of political research. 46 (1):25-46.

Lavenex, Sandra. 2007. "Mutual recognition and the monopoly of force: limits of the single market analogy." Journal of European public policy. 14 (5):762-79.

Lindstrom, Nicole. 2010. "Service Liberalization in the Enlarged EU: A Race to the Bottom or the Emergence of Transnational Political Conflict? " Journal of Common Market Studies. 48 (5):1307-27.

Lopez-Santana, Mariely. 2007. "Varieties of capitalism and Europeanization: National responses strategies to the single market." Comparative political studies. 40 (2):219-22.

Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen, (2009) Conflict and Conflict Management in the Cross-border Provision of Healthcare Services . West European politics. 32:4, pages 792-809.

Menz, G. 2003. "Re-regulating the Single Market: national varieties of capitalism and their responses to Europeanization." Journal of European public policy. 10 (4):532-55.

Papadopoulos, Theodoros, and Antonios Roumpakis. 2013. "The meta-regulation of European industrial relations: Power shifts, institutional dynamics and the emergence of regulatory competition." International Labour Review. 152 (2):255-74.

Quaglia, Lucia. 2010. "Completing the single market in financial services: the politics of competing advocacy coalitions." Journal of European public policy. 17 (7):1007-23.

Rogers, M. D. 2003. "The European commission's White Paper "strategy for a future chemicals policy": A review." Risk analysis. 23 (2):381-8.

Ben Rosamond, (2012) Supranational governance as economic patriotism? The European Union, legitimacy and the reconstruction of state space . Journal of European public policy 19:3, pages 324-341.

Schmidt, Susanne K. 2007. "Mutual recognition as a new mode of governance." Journal of European public policy 14 (5):667-81.

Smith, M. P. 2001. "In pursuit of selective liberalization: single market competition and its limits." Journal of European public policy 8 (4):519-40.

Tavakoli, M., and P. McKiernan. 1999. "SMEs strategic reaction to the 1992 single market announcement: Evidence from Scottish manufacturing firms." Journal of small business management. 37 (1):79-89.

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Lecture 9: CONCLUSION: The European social question

Seminar 9:  The origins of the Euro and the financial crisis

Seminar topics:

· What is EMU and why is does it have both political and economic significance?

· What is an optimal currency area and why was this theory ignored at Maastricht?

· How successful has the Eurozone been in securing its objectives?

· Who should pay for the costs of the Euro?

Required Reading:

Amy Verdun: Economic and Monetary Union in in Michelle Cini & Nieves Perez Solrzano Borragan 2010 European Union Politics  3rd ed, Oxford: OUP

“Inside the Euro Zone” John Mcormick 2011 European Union Politics London: Palgrave

Michel Aglietta 2012 The European Vortex New Left Review 75, May-June 2012

Further reading

Baines, A. 2002. "Capital mobility and European financial and monetary integration: a structural analysis." Review of international studies. 28 (2):337-57.

Banducci, S. A., J. A. Karp, and P. H. Loedel. 2003. "The euro, economic interests and multi-level governance: Examining support for the common currency." European journal of political research. 42 (5):685-703.

Borger, Vestert. 2013. "How the Debt Crisis Exposes the Development of Solidarity in the Euro Area." European constitutional law review 9 (1):7-36.

Cohen, Benjamin J. 2012. "The future of the euro: Let's get real." Review of international political economy. 19 (4):689-700.

Craig, Paul. 2012. "The Stability, Coordination and Governance Treaty: Principle, Politics and Pragmatism." European Law Review. 37 (3):231-48.

Crum, Ben. 2013. "Saving the Euro at the Cost of Democracy? " Journal of Common Market Studies. 51 (4):614-30.

Dawson, Mark, and Floris de Witte. 2013. "Constitutional Balance in the EU after theEuro-Crisis." Modern law review. 76 (5):817-44.

De Grauwe, Paul. 2013. "The Political Economy of the Euro." In Annual review of political science. , Vol 16 , ed. M. Levi.

Dyson, Kenneth. 2010. "Norman's Lament: The Greek and Euro Area Crisis in Historical Perspective." New political economy. 15 (4):597-608.

Fabbrini, Sergio. 2013. "Intergovernmentalism and Its Limits: Assessing the European Union's Answer to the Euro Crisis." Comparative political studies. 46 (9):1003-29.

Hodson, Dermot. 2013. "The Eurozone in 2012: 'Whatever It Takes to Preserve the Euro'? " Journal of Common Market Studies. 51:183-200.

Howarth, David. 2012. "Governing the Euro Area in Good Times & Bad." Journal of Common Market Studies. 50 (3):531-2.

Hui, Cho-Hoi, and Tsz-Kin Chung. 2011. "Crash risk of the euro in the sovereign debt crisis of 2009-2010." Journal of banking and finance. 35 (11):2945-55.

Lapavitsas, Costas et al 2012 Crisis in the Eurozone  London: Verso

Lopez-Santana, Mariely. 2007. "Varieties of capitalism and Europeanization: National responses strategies to the single market." Comparative political studies. 40 (2):219-22.

Naurin, Daniel, and Rutger Lindahl. 2010. "Out in the cold? Flexible integration and the political status of Euro opt-outs." European Union politics. 11 (4):485-509.

Palmstorfer, Rainer. 2012. "To Bail Out or Not to Bail Out? The Current Framework of Financial Assistance for Euro Area Member States measured against the Requirements of EU Primary Law." European Law Review. 37 (6):771-84.

Papadopoulos, Theodoros, and Antonios Roumpakis. 2013. "The meta-regulation of European industrial relations: Power shifts, institutional dynamics and the emergence of regulatory competition." International Labour Review. 152 (2):255-74.

Pechova, Andrea. 2012. "Legitimising discourses in the framework of European integration: The politics of Euro adoption in the Czech Republic and Slovakia." Review of international political economy. 19 (5):779-807.

Puetter, Uwe. 2013. "Governing the Euro Area in Good Times and Bad." Parliamentary affairs 66 (2):452-6.

Risse, T., D. Engelmann-Martin, H. J. Knopf, and K. Roscher. 1999. "To Euro or not to Euro? The EMU and identity politics in the European Union." European journal of international relations. 5 (2):147-87.

Thorhallsson, Baldur, and Peadar Kirby. 2012. "Financial Crises in Iceland and Ireland: Does European Union and Euro Membership Matter? " Journal of Common Market Studies. 50 (5):801-18.

Tillman, Erik R. 2012. "Support for the euro, political knowledge, and voting behavior in the 2001 and 2005 UK general elections." European Union politics. 13 (3):367-89.

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Lecture:  Post script – how to score high marks in your assessments

Seminar:  Can more redistribution save the EU?

Seminar topics:

· What is the European social model - does it exist?

· Why are member states the main instruments for welfare capitalism

· What is the constitutional asymmetry in the EU and why does it matter?  

· What affect has the crisis had on social cohesion in the EU?

Required Reading:

Scharpf, Fritz W. (2002), The European Social Model: Coping with the challenges of diversity, MPIfG working paper, No. 02/8. Available at: http://www.mpifg.de/pu/workpap/wp02-8/wp02-8.html

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