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Seizing political opportunity: how the European Commission becomes a ‘policy entrepreneur’

Citi, Manuele and Justesen, Mogens K. (2016) Seizing political opportunity: how the European Commission becomes a ‘policy entrepreneur’. Democratic Audit Blog (27 Oct 2016). Blog Entry.

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Political actors need to be nimble and respond to the opportunity to reform old policies and initiate new ones. Manuele Citi and Mogens K Justesen look at how the European Commission takes advantage of politically opportune moments (the ‘gridlock interval’) in the European Parliament to put forward new legislation. As a ‘policy entrepreneur’, it is therefore able to navigate European institutions and bring about change.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 08:21
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:51

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