Agenda-Setting in the European Union

by Sebastiaan Princen

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics Series

Agenda-Setting in the European Union Synopsis

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.

Agenda-Setting in the European Union Press 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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780230220539
Publication date: 17th April 2009
Author: Sebastiaan Princen
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 203 pages
Categories: Regional studies, Central government policies, Comparative politics, Political science & theory,

About Sebastiaan Princen

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 international organizations.

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