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26 March 2015

Nedergaard publishes a new research article

PETER NEDERGAARD, PUBLICATION, DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT

Professor Peter Nedergaard has just published a new article on the democratic deficit in the EU written in collaboration with Henrik Bang, KU, and Mads Dagnis Jensen, RUC.

In the light of the recent Eurozone crisis, questions of a democratic deficit has reappeared on the political agenda. Professor Peter Nedergaard, together with Henrik Bang and Mads Dagnis Jensen, compare the modus vivendi of 'We the People' in the USA with the European 'We are the Heads of States' - both part of the individual systems' fundamental logics. It is here argumented that instead of trying to apply logics inherent in the American institutions, focus should be put on output legitimacy and a number of proposals are put forward.

Read more about the article here.