Governance: An international journal of policy, administration and institutions

Barriers to participation in EU rulemaking

It’s well-established in the American literature on rulemaking that the technical complexity of an issue can be a barrier to public participation.  In the current issue of Governance, Milena Neshkova of Florida International University examines sixty rulemaking exercises to determine whether the same problem is at work in the European Commission’s regulatory process.  “The technical character of supranational regulation,” Neshkova concludes, “precludes the broader public and elected politicians from assuming a larger role.”  Read the article.

Written by Governance

March 19, 2014 at 8:56 am

Posted in Current issue


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