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Author Laurens, Sylvain, 1978- author

Title Lobbyists and bureaucrats in Brussels : capitalism's brokers / Sylvain Laurens
Edition First edition
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Series Critical European studies ; 7
Critical European studies (London, England) ; 7
Contents Introduction : beyond media portrayals of lobbying -- Entanglement : a new administration in search of economic interlocutors (1958-1980) -- 1970-2010 : how Brussels became crucial to the private sector -- Lobbying : harnessing bureaucratic resources as a weapon for business -- Routine lobbying : the personal appropriation of administrative knowledge -- Containing the political and depoliticisation : behind the closed doors of the administration -- Serving the scientific standardisation of markets : the technical extension of commercial wars -- Expertise in the service of business : lobbying and the European chemicals agency -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 26, 2017)
Subject European Commission -- Officials and employees.
Bureaucracy -- European Union countries.
Elite (Social sciences) -- European Union countries.
Lobbying -- European Union countries.
Pressure groups -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 131526725X (electronic bk.)
9781315267258 (electronic bk.)
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