The ‘Community Method’

Obstinate or Obsolete?

  • Renaud Dehousse

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Renaud Dehousse
      Pages 3-15
    3. Giandomenico Majone
      Pages 16-40
  3. The Community Method at Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Susanne K. Schmidt
      Pages 43-59
  4. Alternatives to the Community Method

  5. Revisiting the Debate on New Modes of Governance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Philippe Pochet
      Pages 166-185
    3. Laurie Boussaguet, Renaud Dehousse, Sophie Jacquot
      Pages 186-198
    4. Renaud Dehousse
      Pages 199-204
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 205-232

About this book


Sixty years after its invention, the operational system of the European Union remains little-understood. The 'Community Method' provides a comprehensive empirical analysis of the functioning and achievements of the EU.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Renaud Dehousse
    • 1
  1. 1.Sciences PoFrance

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