Political Responsibility and the European Union

Political Responsibility and the European Union

eBook - 2008
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This book addresses the question of political legitimacy in the European Union from the much neglected angle of political responsibility. It develops an original communitarian approach to legitimacy based on Alasdair MacIntyre's ethics of virtues and practices, that can be contrasted with prevalent liberal-egalitarian and neo-republican approaches. Tsakatika argues that a 'responsibility deficit', quite distinct from the often discussed 'democratic deficit', can be diagnosed in the European Union. This is documented in chapters that provide in-depth analysis of accountability, transparency and.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781781701621
1781701628
9781847792365
1847792367
0719075157
9780719075155
Characteristics: 1 online resource (161 pages)

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