The Constitution of a Transnational Policy Field

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dc.contributor.author Højbjerg, Erik en_US
dc.contributor.author Frankel, Christian en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-04T10:23:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-04T10:23:38Z
dc.date.issued 2004-09-17T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 8791181801 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/6406
dc.description.abstract The EU internal market has predominantly been studied in terms of changes in delegation of authority and division of labor between EU institutions and member states. However, this EU internal focus ignores that already in 1987 the completion of the internal market was substantially left to the private European standardization organizations (ESO). The paper addresses two fundamental challenges in this transnational, public-private, and internal-external delegation of authority. First, it involves a governance challenge, because private actors are directly involved – but to a certain extent outside EU political and administrative control – in the constitution of the internal market. Second, the delegation raises important analytical questions concerning the identification of the institutional locus of European integration, when the realization of the political goals with the internal market is dependent on an inter-organizational coordination between the EU and ESO. Applying the analytical concept of a ‘policy field’ the analysis shows how the completion of the internal market fundamentally challenges institutionalized conceptions of the role of politics in constituting markets. Keywords: Internal market, policy field, technical standards, transnationalization, new approach harmonization, private product policy en_US
dc.format.extent 41 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working paper;2004-010 en_US
dc.subject.other kep en_US
dc.title The Constitution of a Transnational Policy Field en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt04sep17 miel en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Ledelse, Politik og Filosofi en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort LPF en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Management, Politics & Philosophy en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort MPP en_US
dc.idnumber 8791181801 en_US
dc.publisher.city København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2004 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Negotiating the EU Internal Market for Products en_US


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