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Europe as EmpireThe Nature of the Enlarged European Union$
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Jan Zielonka

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199292219

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0199292213.001.0001

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Democratic Governance

Democratic Governance

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(p.117) 5 Democratic Governance
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Europe as Empire
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Jan Zielonka (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199292213.003.0006

This chapter examines major challenges to democratic governance. It finds that the enlarged EU is more likely to opt for neo-medieval rather than neo-Westphalian solutions, and shows that the Union is likely to have a more multi-layered and multi-centered governance structure. Various non-majoritarian institutions are likely to dominate over a weak European parliament(s). Neither the assertion of a European demos nor consolidation of a European public space is expected.

Keywords:   European enlargement, empire, government, European parliament

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