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Cygan, Adam Jan
The acquisition of increased powers by the European Parliament has raised the spectre of a "competition legislature" for national parliaments, and even the threat of a democratic deficit at the national level. At this moment, the author of this book suggests, it is vital to recognize and reinforce the ways in which the institutions of the European Union are politically accountable to member States. In this analysis of the participation by domestic legislatures in policy-making and legislative processes at the European level, Adam Jan Cygan focuses on the evolving means by which the legislatures of Germany and the United Kingdom are responding to the increased competence of the European Union. This technique allows him to highlight such factors as: the procedures of European scrutiny committees in the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament and the German Bundestag; the accountability of national ministers for decisions taken in the European Council of Ministers; the role of sub-national governments, as revealed in both the formal federal system of Germany and the devolved administrations of the United Kingdom, in European affairs; and the continuing impact of Treaty provisions and informal co-operation between member States. This text demonstrates that, contrary to some prevailing beliefs, national parliaments are not necessarily destined to become mere administrative institutions. In fact, the national initiatives and procedures analyzed here reveal a firm commitment to compel the attention of the European Commission and the European Parliament toward national and even sub-national accountability. However, as in all political matters, vigilance and tenacity are necessary to prevent erosion of democracy and national legislative competence. This book aims to enable all interested parties legislators, policy-makers, government officials at all levels, academics, and others to proceed knowledgeably and confidently in this important area. 249pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904111629X
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Inventory #14748
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 46.20 approx. - € 40.60 approx.)
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Tunney, Sean
Labour sought to develop policies regulating newspaper ownership and the role of journalists. It endeavoured to both correct what it perceived as press bias against the Labour Party and to address the broader issues of political and cultural diversity. "Labour's & the Press, 1972-2005" provides a lucid analysis of how Labour's policies on the press sit within the context of the party's overall development - from Harold Wilson, through the party's flirtation with Robert Maxwell, to the robust approach of Tony Blair. It offers a fresh insight into New Labour's concern with press management and political communications. The author demonstrates how tensions of the past shed new light on Labour Party practices of the present. 212pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1845191382
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Inventory #21775
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Cadogan, Lady Adelaide
Discolouration to d/j.48pp.
Leslie Frewin, 1968, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0090901002
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Inventory #19150
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.92 approx. - € 6.96 approx.)
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Giannetto, Giuseppe
282pp.
Loffredo Napoli, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28581
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Ogilvie, Robertson F.
Previous owners inscription on ffep. Fading and slight marking to ffep and rfep. Head and tail of spine rubbed. D/j poor. Small nick to last two pages. 482pp.
E. & S. Livingstone Ltd, 1957, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. Fifth Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21447
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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