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Author Heard-Laureote, Karen

Title European Union Governance : Effectiveness and Legitimacy in European Commission Committees
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2010


Description 1 online resource (260 pages)
Series Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies
Routledge/UACES contemporary European studies series.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Content; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and acronyms; Introduction; 1 Legitimacy and effectiveness two principal standards of good governance; 2 Assessing (input/output) legitimacy; 3 The EU Eco-Labelling Board Consultation Forum; 4 The European Health Policy Forum; 5 The Trade Contact Group and Civil Society Dialogue; 6 The Agricultural Advisory Groups; Conclusion: Trapped between legitimacy claims managing expectations for ECAFs; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Investigates the existence of a dichotomy between the capacity of European Commission committee governance to improve system effectiveness and provide efficiency gains as well as sustain democratic credentials. This book asks whether legitimacy and efficiency may be reconciled or become partially compatible in European Commission committees
Notes Print version record
Subject European Commission. Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development.
European Commission. Environment Directorate-General.
European Commission. Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General.
SUBJECT European Commission. Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development fast
European Commission. Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General fast
European Commission. Environment Directorate-General fast
Subject Advisory boards -- European Union countries
Advisory boards
Politics and government
SUBJECT European Union countries -- Politics and government
Subject European Union countries
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203852620