Heras, Beatriz Pérez de las

Democratic Legitimacy in the European Union and Global Governance

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Beatriz Pérez de las Heras

Part I. Institutional Mechanisms for Citizen Involvement and Innovative Instruments of Participatory Democracy: An Attempt to Promote an Active Citizenship and Improve the Legislative Legitimacy of the EU

2. Institutional Instruments for Citizen Involvement and Participation: Their Impact on the EU’s Political Processes and Institutional Legitimacy
Markus Thiel, Oana Petrescu

3. The European Citizens’ Initiative as Democratic Legitimacy-Enhancing Tool: Toward a Broader Conceptualization
Karolina Borońska-Hryniewiecka, Elizabeth Monaghan

4. From Legislative Controllers to Policy Proponents: The Evolving Role of National Parliaments in EU Multi-Level Governance
Karolina Borońska-Hryniewiecka

5. European Civil Society and ‘Participatory’ Governance Tools: The Impact of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and Platform
Markus Thiel

Part II. Legal Formalization of Fundamental Rights in the EU: Toward a More Inclusive and Politically Responsible Europe

6. The Charter of Fundamental Rights as a New Element of European Identity and Beyond
Beatriz Pérez de las Heras

7. Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights: EU Integration into a Legal and Judicial System Reserved to States
Oana Petrescu

8. Democratic Legitimacy and the Court of Justice of the European Union
Peter Gjørtler

Part III. Supranational Options to Reinforce the Political Legitimacy of the EU

9. The Role of Culture in the Construction of European Identity
Mª Luz Suárez Castiñeira

10. New European Economic Governance versus European Economic Government: From Market Constitutionalism toward a More Redistributive Constitutionalism
Ainhoa Lasa López

11. The Transcendental Construction of the Social Dimension of the European Union: The Challenges of the EU Social Model During and After the Crisis
Ainhoa Lasa López, Jone I. Elizondo Urrestarazu

12. Constructing the European Demos through External Action? The Case of Consular Assistance to EU Citizens
Steffen Bay Rasmussen

Part IV. Extending the European Democratic Model to Other Global and International Actors: The EU as an Embryo of Cosmopolitan Polity?

13. European Neighbourhood Policy: New Models of External Governance
Aurelia Dercaci

14. The European Union as an International Actor of Peace and Security
Antonio Manrique Luna Barrios

15. European Asylum Law: A Model for a More Cosmopolitan International Asylum Law?
Pablo Antonio Fernández Sánchez

16. Democratizing International Trade and Investment Agreements in the European Union
Katerina Yiannibas

Part V. Conclusions

17. Conclusions
Beatriz Pérez de las Heras

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

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