Agenda-Setting in the European Union by S. PrincenAgenda-Setting in the European Union by S. Princen

Agenda-Setting in the European Union

byS. Princen

Hardcover | April 17, 2009

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Why does the EU deal with some issues but not others? This is the central question of this book dedicated to agenda-setting processes in the EU. Through a comparison of EU and US policy agendas and the analysis of four case studies in environmental and health policy, this book offers a new understanding of how policy issues come onto the EU agenda.
SEBASTIAAN PRINCEN is Associate Professor in the School of Governance, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. He holds an MA in public administration and public policy studies from the University of Twente and a PhD from Utrecht University. His research interests focus on policy-making processes in the European Union and other internati...
Title:Agenda-Setting in the European UnionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pagesPublished:April 17, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230220533

ISBN - 13:9780230220539


Table of Contents

Studying Policy Agendas in the EU
Understanding Agenda-Setting Dynamics
Assessing Agendas and Agenda Dynamics
The Evolution of EU Policy Agendas in Comparative Perspective
Starting from Scratch: Moving New Issues onto the EU Agenda
A Bridge too Far? The Limits of EU Agenda Expansion
Changing the Tune:
Reflections on EU Agenda-Setting

Editorial Reviews

"Princen, using qualitative and quantitative approaches and offering a well-written and sound analysis, uses agenda setting to understand the dynamic conditions by which issues rise on the agenda of the EU over time." --CHOICE