The Role of the Regions in EU Governance

This book compares for the first time how the regions in seven different countries (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK) are involved in EU governance. It is also the first book which tackles this matter from two different perspectives; that of EU law and that of comparative l...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Panara, Carlo (Editor), De Becker, Alexander (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • F. Eggermont: In The Name of Democracy: The External Representation of the Regions in the Council
  • A. Thies: The Locus Standi of the Regions before EU Courts
  • P.Van Nuffel: The Protection of Member States’ Regions through the Subsidiarity Principle
  • C. Bovis: The Role and Function of Structural and Cohesion Funds and the Interaction of the EU Regional Policy with the Internal Market Policies
  • S. Ricci: The Committee of the Regions and the Challenge of European Governance
  • National Patterns: C. Panara: Germany – A Cooperative Solution to the Challenge of the European Integration
  • S. Villamena: Italy – State and Regions vis-à-vis European Integration: The ‘Long (and Slow) March’ of the Italian Regional State
  • A. Chicharro Lázaro: Spain – The Spanish Autonomous Communities in the EU: The Evolution from the Competitive Regionalism to a Cooperative System
  • H. Eberhard: Austria – The Role of the Länder in a ‘Centralized Federal State