Title:A step closer to a transnational party system? : competition and coherence in the 2009 and 2014 European parliament Author(s):LEFKOFRIDI, Zoe; KATSANIDOU, AlexiaDate:2018Citation:
- Journal of common market studies (JCMS), 2018, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 1462-1482
Type:ArticleAbstract:At this stage of European integration and given the high degree of Europe's politicization and salience caused by the recent global financial crisis, representative democracy in the EU can only function if parties mobilize ...
Title:With a little help from the people? : the role of public opinion in advocacy success Author(s):RASMUSSEN, Anne; MADER, Lars Kai; REHER, StefanieDate:2018Citation:
- Comparative political studies, 2018, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 139-164
Type:ArticleAbstract:Recent years have witnessed an increased interest in research on advocacy success, but limited attention has been paid to the role of public opinion. We examine how support from the public affects advocacy success, relying ...
Title:Noisy business politics : lobbying strategies and business influence after the financial crisis Author(s):KELLER, EileenDate:2018Citation:
- Journal of European public policy, 2018, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 287-306
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article argues that not all business politics is quiet politics' and it explores the conditions of when this is likely to be the case. Drawing on a remarkable lobbying success in the process of reforming banking in ...