Apeldoorn, Bastiaan

Contradictions and Limits of Neoliberal European Governance

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Towards a Critical Political Economy of European Governance
Jan Drahokoupil, Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Laura Horn

Part I. The Nature and Limits of the European Neoliberal Project

2. The Contradictions of ‘Embedded Neoliberalism’ and Europe’s Multi-level Legitimacy Crisis: The European Project and its Limits
Bastiaan van Apeldoorn

3. Neoliberal European Governance and the Politics of Welfare State Retrenchment: A Critique of the New Malthusians
Magnus Ryner

4. Geopolitics and Neoliberalism: US Power and the Limits of European Autonomy
Alan W. Cafruny

Part II. Case Studies of European Socio-Economic Regulation

5. Global Finance and the European Economy: The Struggle over Banking Regulation
Hans-Jürgen Bieling, Johannes Jäger

6. ‘New Europeans’ for the ‘New European Economy”: Citizenship and the Lisbon Agenda
Sandy Brian Hager

7. Organic Intellectuals at Work? The High Level Group of Company Law Experts in European Corporate Governance Regulation
Laura Horn

Part III. The Widening of Neoliberal Governance: Transnational Capitalism in Central and Eastern Europe

8. Corporate Tax Reform in Neoliberal Europe: Central and Eastern Europe as a Template for Deepening the Neoliberal European Integration Project?
Arjan Vliegenthart, Henk Overbeek

9. Race to the Bottom? Transnational Companies and Reinforced Competition in the Enlarged European Union
Dorothee Bohle

10. The Rise of the Competition State in the Visegrád Four: Internationalization of the State as a Local Project
Jan Drahokoupil

Part IV. Contesting Neoliberal Governance: Resisting Restructuring in National and Transnational Arenas

11. A National Case-Study of Embedded Neoliberalism and its Limits: The Dutch Political Economy and the ‘No’ to the European Constitution
Bastiaan van Apeldoorn

12. Globalization and Regional Integration: The Possibilities and Problems for Trade Unions to Resist Neoliberal Restructuring in Europe
Andreas Bieler

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, International Relations, Political Science, European Union Politics

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