The Palgrave Handbook of the European Administrative System

  • Michael W. Bauer
  • Jarle Trondal

Part of the European Administrative Governance book series (EAGOV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. The Administrative System of the European Union

    1. Michael W. Bauer, Jarle Trondal
      Pages 1-28
  3. Theoretical Perspectives

  4. EU’s Executive Administration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Sara Connolly, Hussein Kassim
      Pages 161-187
    3. Zuzana Murdoch, Jarle Trondal
      Pages 188-207
    4. Tannelie Blom, Sophie Vanhoonacker
      Pages 208-223
  5. EU’s Parliament Administration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Morten Egeberg, Åse Gornitzka, Jarle Trondal, Mathias Johannessen
      Pages 227-245
  6. EU’s ‘Intergovernmental’ Administration

  7. EU’s Court Administration

  8. EU’s Subordinated Administration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
  9. Vertical and Horizontal Administrative Interaction

  10. Conclusions and Challenges

  11. Back Matter
    Pages 506-511

About this book


Drawing on research from the administrative sciences and using organizational, institutional and decision-making theories, this volume examines the emerging bureaucratic framework of the EU and highlights that analyzing the patterns and dynamics of the EU's administrative capacities is essential to understand how it shapes European public policy.


Bruno Bauer EU administration EU Institutions European Commission European Union European Union (EU) executive Government Institution parliament Policy politics public administration reforms Wolfgang Wessels

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael W. Bauer
    • 1
  • Jarle Trondal
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.German University of Administrative SciencesSpeyerGermany
  2. 2.Department of Political Science and ManagementUniversity of AgderNorway
  3. 3.ARENA Centre for European StudiesUniversity of OsloNorway

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