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Aksoy, D. (2010). Who gets what, when, and how revisited: Voting and proposal powers in the allocation of the EU budget. European Union Politics, 11(2), 171-194.
Alexandrova, P. & Timmermans, A. (2013). National interest versus the common good: The Presidency in European Council agenda setting. European Journal of Political Research, 52(3), 316-338.
Alexandrova, P., Carammia, M. & Timmermans, A. (2012). Policy Punctuations and Issue Diversity on the European Council Agenda. The Policy Studies Journal, 40(1), 69-88.
Alexandrova, P., Carammia, M., Princen, S. & Timmermans, A. (2014). Measuring the European Council Agenda: Introducing a New Approach and Dataset. European Union Politics, 15(1), 152-167.
Aluttis, C., Krafft, T. & Brand, H. (2014). Global health in the European Union - a review from an agenda-setting perspective. Global Health Action, 7(1), 1-6.
Apeldoorn, B. van (2000). Transnational class agency and european governance: The case of the European Round Table of Industrialists. New Political Economy, 5(2), 157-181.
Atkinson, R. (2001). The Emerging „Urban agenda“ and the European Spatial Development Perspective: Towards an EU Urban Policy. European Planning Studies, 9(3), 385-406.
Bache, I. (2012). Measuring quality of life for public policy: an idea whose time has come? Agenda-setting dynamics in the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 20(1), 21-38.
Baumgartner, F. & Mahoney, C. (2008). The two faces of Framing: individual-Level Framing and collective Issue definition in the European Union. European Union Politics, 9(3), 435-449.
Belke, A. & Schnurbein, B. von (2012). European monetary policy and the ECB rotation model: Voting power of the core versus the periphery. Public Choice, 151(1), 289-323.
Bendiek, A. (2006). Cross Pilar Security Regime Building in the European union: Effects of the European Security Strategy of December 2003. European Integration Online Papers, 10.
Benedetto, G. (2013). The EU budget after Lisbon: rigidity and reduced spending?. Journal of Public Policy, 33(3), 345-369.
Beyers, J. & Kerremans, B. (2007). The Press coverage of trade issues: a comparative analysis of public agenda-setting and trade politics. Journal of European Public Policy, 14(2), 269-292.
Björkdahl, A. (2008). Norm advocacy: A small state strategy to influence the EU. Journal of European Public Policy, 15(1), 135-154.
Blom-Hansen, J. (2008). The origins of the EU comitology system: a case of informal agenda-setting by the commission. Journal of European Public Policy, 15(2), 208-226.
Bocquillon, P. & Dobbels, M. (2014). An elephant on the 13th floor of the Berlaymont? European
Council and Commission relations in legislative agenda setting. Journal of European Public Policy, 21(1), 20-38.
Bürgin, A. (2013). Salience, path dependency and the coalition between the European Commission and the Danish Council Presidency: Why the EU opened a visa liberalisation process with Turkey. European Integration Online Papers, 17.
Cisneros Örnberg, J. (2009). Escaping deadlock - alcohol policy-making in the EU. Journal of European Public Policy, 16(5), 755-773.
Corbett, A. (2011). Ping Pong: competing leadership for reform in EU higher education 1998–2006. European Journal of Education, 46(1), 36-53.
Daviter, F. (2007). Policy Framing in the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 14(4), 654-666.
Dewey, P. (2008). Transnational Cultural Policymaking in the European Union. The Journal of Arts, Management, Law and Society, 38(2), 99-120.
Dijkstra, H. (2012). Agenda-setting in the Common Security and Defence Policy: An institutionalist perspective. Cooperation and Conflict, 47(4), 454-472.
Doling, J. (2006). A European Housing policy?. European Journal of Housing Policy, 6(3), 335-349.
Dostal, J. (2004). Campaigning on Expertise: how the OECD framed EU welfare and labour market policies – and why success could trigger failure. Journal of European Public Policy, 11(3), 440-460.
Elias, L. & Timmermans, A. (2014). Organised Crime on the European Council
Agenda: Political Attention Dynamics. The European Review of Organised Crime, 1(1), 160-177.
Eliassen, K. & From, J. (2009). Deregulation, privatization and public service delivery: Universal service in telecommunications in Europe. Policy and Society, 27(3), 239-248.
Faludi, A. (2000). European Spatial Development Perspective – What Next?. European Planning studies, 8(2), 237-250.
Faludi, A. (2009). A turning point in the development of European spatial Planning? The “territorial Agenda of the EU“ and the “First Action Programme”. Progress in Planning, 71, 1-42.
Ferón, É. (2004). Anti-Globalization Movements and the European Agenda. Innovation, 17(2), 119-127.
Field, M. (2013). The anatomy of EU policy-making: Appointing the experts. European Integration Online Papers, 17.
Finke, D. & Fleig, A. (2013). The merits of adding complexity: non-separable preferences in spatial models of European Union politics. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 25(4), 546-575.
Fligstein, N. (2001). Institutional Entrepreneurs and Cultural Frames. European Societies, 3(3), 261-287.
Friis, L. (1998). "The end of the Beginning“ of Eastern Enlargement – Luxemburg Summit and Agenda-Setting. European Integration Online Papers, 2.
Garcia Pérez de León, C. (2011). Coalition Formation and Agenda Setting in EU Environmental Policy after the Enlargement. Les Cahiers Européens de Sciences Po., 5, 2-14.
Garcìa, B. (2007). From regulation to governance and representation: agenda-setting and the
EU’s involvement in sport. Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, 5(1), 1-13.
Gillespie, R. (2003). Reshaping the Agenda? The Internal Politics of the Barcelona Process in the Aftermath of September 11. Mediterranean Politics, 8(2-3), 22-36.
Givens, T. & Luedtke, A. (2004). The Politics of European Union Immigration Policy: Institutions, Salience, and Harmonization. The Policy Studies Journal, 32(1), 145-165.
Grugel, J. & Iusmen, I. (2013). The European Commission as guardian angel: the challenges of agenda-setting for children's rights. Journal of European Public Policy, 20(1), 77-94.
Guiraudon, V. (2000). European Integration and Migration Policy: Vertical Policy-making as Venue Shopping. Journal of Common Market Studies, 38(2), 251-271
Hagemann, S. & Høyland, B. (2010). Bicameral Politics in the European Union. Journal of Common Market Studies, 48(4), 811-833.
Harcourt, A. (1998). The EU Media Ownership Regulation: Conflict over the Definition of Alternatives. Journal of Common Market Studies, 36(3), 369-389.
Haverland, M. (2009). How leader states influence EU policy-making: Analysing the expert strategy. European Integration Online Papers, 13.
Hennessy, A. (2011). The Role of Agenda Setting in Pension Market Integration. Journal of European Integration, 33(5), 577-597.
Hix, S. (2002). Constitutional Agenda-Setting Through Discretion and Rule Interpretation: Why the European Parliament Won at Amsterdam. British Journal of Political Science, 32(2), 259-280.
Jabko, N. (1999). In the name of the Market: how the European Commission paved the way for monetary union. Journal of European Public Policy, 6(3), 475-495.
Jun, H.W. (2014). Supranational Agenda Setters in the European Union: Rapporteurs in the European Parliament. Korea Review of International Studies, 17-33.
Kelly, B. (2008). The emerging mental health strategy of the European Union: A multi-level work-in-progress. Health Policy, 85(1), 60-70.
Kleine, M. (2007). Leadership in the European Convention. Journal of European Public Policy, 14(8), 1227-1248.
König, T. & Pöter, M. (2001). Examining the EU legislative Process: The Relative Importance of Agenda and Veto Power. European Union Politics, 2(3), 329-351.
Kovats, L. (2009). Do elections set the pace? A
quantitative assessment of the timing of European legislation. Journal of European Public Policy, 16(2), 239-255.
Kurzer, P. & Cooper, A. (2011). Hold the croissant! The European Union declares war on obesity. Journal of European Social Policy, 21(2), 107-119.
Levy, R., Barzelay, M. & Porras-Gomez, A. (2011). The reform of financial management in the European Commission: A public management cycle case study. Public Administration, 89(4), 1545-1467.
Littoz-Monnet, A. (2003). European Cultural Policy: A French Creation? French Politics, (1), 255-278.
Littoz-Monnet, A. (2012). Agenda-Setting Dynamics at the EU Level: The Case of the EU Cultural Policy. Journal of European Integration, 34(5), 505-522.
Littoz-Monnet, A. (2012). The EU Politics of Remembrance: Can Europeans Remember Together?. West European Politics, 35(5), 1182-1202.
Littoz-Monnet, A. (2014). The role of independent regulators in policy making: Venue-shopping and framing strategies in the EU regulation of old wives cures. European Journal of Political Research, 53(1), 1-17.
Lord, C. (2013). The democratic legitimacy of
codecision. Journal of European Public Policy, 20(7), 1056-1073.
Maltby, T. (2013). European Union energy policy integration: A case of European Commission policy entrepreneurship and increasing supranationalism. Energy Policy, 55, 435-444.
Mazey, S. (1998). The European Union women's rights: From the Europeanization of national agendas to the nationalization of a European Agenda?. Journal of European Public Policy, 5(1), 131-152.
Meyer, J (2014). Getting started: Agenda-setting in European Environmental Policy in the 1970s. In J. Laursen (Eds.), The Institutions and Dynamics of the European Community, 1973-83 (pp. ). Baden-Baden: Nomos
Mohanu, V. (2008). The Europeanization of the disability issue by the European Disability Forum. Alter, Revue Europeenne de recherché sur le handicap, 2(1), 14-31.
Moschella, M. (2011). Getting Hedge Funds Regulation into the EU Agenda: The Constraints of Agenda Dynamics. Journal of European Integration, 33(3), 251-266.
Moser, P. (1996). The European parliament as conditional agenda setter: What are the conditions – a critique on Tsebelis. The American Political Science Review, 90(4), 834-838.
Peters, B. G. (1994). Agenda setting in the European Community. Journal of European Public Policy, 1(1), 9-26.
Pollack, M. (1997). Delegation, Agency, and Agenda Setting in the European Community. International Organization, 51(1), 99-134.
Pollack, M. (1999). Delegation, Agency and Agenda setting in the Treaty of Amsterdam. European Integration Online Papers, 3(6).
Peters, B. G. (2001). Agenda-setting in the European Union. In J. Richardson (Eds.), European Union. Power and Policy-Making (pp. 77-94). Second edition London: Routledge.
Pollack, M. (2003) The Engines of European Integration. Delegation, Agency and Agenda Setting in the EU, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Princen, S. & Rhinard, M. (2006). Crashing and Creeping: Agenda setting dynamics in the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 13(7), 1119-1132.
Princen, S. (2007). Agenda setting in the European Union: a theoretical exploration and Agenda for research. Journal of European Public Policy, 14(1), 21-38.
Princen, S. (2009). Agenda-setting in the European Union. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Princen, S. (2011). Agenda-setting strategies in EU policy processes. Journal of European Public Policy, 18(7), 927-943.
Princen, S. (2011). Agenda Setting. In E. Versluis, M. van Keulen & P. Stephenson (Eds.), Analyzing the European Union Policy Process (pp. 107-131). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Princen, S. (2012). Agenda-Setting and the Formation of an EU Policy-Making State. In J. Richardson (Eds.), Constructing a Policy-Making State? Policy Dynamics in the EU (pp. 29-45). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Princen, S. (2012).Agenda-setting. In A. Jordan & C. Adelle (Eds.), Environmental Policy in the EU. Actors, Institutions and Processes (pp. 191-208). Third edition London: Routledge.
Princen, S. (2013). Punctuated equilibrium theory and the European Union. Journal of European Public Policy, 20(6), 854-870.
Princen, S. (2015). Studying Agenda Setting. In K. Lynggaard, I. Manners and K. Löfgren (Eds.), Research Methods in European Union Studies (pp. 123-135). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Quaglia, L. (2007). The politics of financial services regulation and supervision reform
in the European Union. European Journal of Political Research, 46(2), 269-290.
Ripoll Servent, A. (2014). The role of the European Parliament in international negatiations after Lisbon. Journal of European Public Policy, 21(4), 568-586.
Rhinard, M. (2010). Framing Europe: The Policy Shaping Strategies Of The European Commission. Dordrecht: Republic of Letters Publishing.
Schmidt, S. (2001). Only an Agenda setter?: The European Commission's Power over the Council of Ministers. European Union Politics, 1(1), 37-61.
Sherrington, P. (2000). Shaping the Policy Agenda: Think Tank Activity in the European Union. Global Society, 14(2), 173-189.
Skjærseth, J.B., Bang, G. & Schreurs, M. (2013). Explaining Growing Climate Policy Differences Between the European Union and the United States. Global Environmental Politics, 13(4), 61-80.
Skodvin, T., Gullberg, A. T. & Aakre, S. (2010). Target-group influence and political feasibility: the case of climate policy design in Europe. Journal of European Public Policy, 17(6), 854-873.
Spendzharova, A. & Versluis, E. (2013). Issue salience in the European policy process: what impact on transposition?. Journal of European Public Policy, 20(10), 1499-1516.
Stephenson, P. (2012). Image and venue as factors mediating latent spillover pressure for agenda-setting change. Journal of European Public Policy, 19(6), 796-816.
Stephenson, P. (2012). Talking space: The European Commission’s changing frames in defining Galileo. Space Policy, 28(2), 86-93.
Stratigaki, M. (2004). The Cooptation of Gender concepts in EU Policies: The Case of "Reconciliation of work and family“. Social Politics, 11(1), 30-56.
Swiebel, J. (2009). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights: the search for an international strategy. Contemporary Politics, 15(1), 19-35.
Tallberg, J. (2003). The agenda-shaping powers of the EU Council Presidency. Journal of European Public Policy, 10(1), 1-19.
Tallberg, J. (2010). The Power of the Chair: Formal Leadership in International Cooperation. International Studies Quarterly, 54(1), 241-265.
Thiel, M. & Uçarer, E.M. (2014). Access and agenda-setting in the European Union: Advocacy NGOs in comparative perspective. Interest Groups & Advocacy, 3(1), 99-116.
Tosun, J., Biesenbender, S. & Schulze, K. (2014). Energy Policy Making in the EU. London: Springer.
Tsebelis, G. (1994). The Power of the European Parliament as Conditional Agenda setter. American Political Science Review, 88(1), 128-142.
Tsebelis, G. (1996). More on the European Parliament as Conditional Agenda-setter: Response to Moser. American Political Science Review, 90(4), 839-844.
Tsebelis, G. & Garret, G. (1996). Agenda setting Power, Power Indices, and Decision Making in the European Union. International Review of Law and Economics, 16(3), 345-361.
Tsebelis, G. & Kreppel, A. (1998). The history of conditional agenda-setting in European institutions. European Journal of Political Research, 33(1), 41-71.
Tsebelis, G., Jensen, C., Kalandrakis, A. & Kreppel, A. (2001). Legislative Procedures in the European Union: an empirical analysis. British Journal of Political Science, 31(4), 573-599.
Tsebelis, G. & Proksch, S. (2007). The Art of Political Manipulation in the European Convention. Journal of Common Market Studies, 45(1), 157-186.
Vandecasteele, B., Bossuyt, F. & Orbie, J. (2013). Unpacking the influence of the Council Presidency on European Union external policies: The Polish Council Presidency and the Eastern Partnership. European Integration Online Papers, 17.
Vanhoonacker, S. & Pomorska, K. (2013). The European External Action Service and agenda-setting in European foreign policy. Journal of European Public Policy, 20(9), 1316-1331.
Varela, D. (2009). Just a Lobbyist?: The European Parliament and the consultation Procedure. European Union Politics, 10(1), 7-34.
Volles, N. (2014). Lifelong learning in the EU: changing conceptualisations, actors, and policies. Studies in Higher Education, 1-21.
Wendon, B. (1998). The Commission as imagevenue entrepreneur in EU social policy. Journal of European Public Policy, 5(2), 339-353.
Argues that the proposal-making power associated with the EU presidency helps a member state to obtain financial benefits during negotiations over the EU budget. Abstract
Investigates the relationship between the policy agendas of the EU and its member states. The findings suggest that having the Presidency does not provide an institutional advantage for agenda setting power. Abstract
Analyses the policy agenda of the European Council and tests hypotheses on agenda change and diversity over time. Abstract
Explains the construction of a dataset on the European Council agenda, based on coded European Council Conclusions, and indicates its possible applications. Abstract
Analyses agenda-setting around the issue of global health on the EU agenda, and the barriers for creating a strong European global health agenda. Abstract
Analyses the role of the European Round Table of Industrialists in the promotion of neo-liberal policies in the EU, taking a neo-Gramscian perspective. Abstract
Largely descriptive article on the emergence of and prospects for an urban policy in the EU. Abstract
Seeks to explain how and why the issue of "quality of life" has risen on the EU’s political agenda. Abstract
Relates the individual (focus on different dimensions of a policy) and collective (common understanding) levels of framing with regard to policy-making in the EU. In doing so, it seeks to understand how one single frame gains a certain weight. Abstract
Looks at the agenda-setting power of the ECB president under the ECB's rotation model.Abstract
A largely descriptive article on the emergence of a European security regime in relation to the 2003 European Security Strategy. Abstract
Examines the effects of the changes in the Lisbon Treaty on the power of the EP over the EU annual budget and multiannual financial framework. Abstract
Analyses the determinants of media attention for trade policy issues in the WTO with EU involvement, focusing specifically on the role of interest groups in generating public attention. Abstract
Illustrates the means by which Sweden was able to put conflict prevention onto the EU agenda. Abstract
Argues that European Commission was the key driver behind the establishment of the comitology system in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Abstract
Looking into three cases – the energy climate package, economic governance
reform and Schengen reform - this article argues that patterns of interactions between the the European Council and the Commission in legislative agenda setting can be best described as ‘competitive cooperation’. Abstract
Explains the visa liberalisation process with Turkey through the argumentative strength of the European Commission as well as the existence of a coalition between the Commission and the Danish Council Presidency. Abstract
Analyses the development of two alcohol-related initiatives adopted during the Swedish Presidency in 2001. It is argued that this
decisions were made possible by using four strategies: priority, anchorage, lowest common denominator and baby steps. Abstract
Discusses s why the EU has been effective in shaping European cooperation in higher education. Abstract
Review article on studies of policy framing in the EU and their relevance for understanding, among other things, agenda-setting. Abstract
Offers insight into how transnational cultural policymaking occurs in the EU by tracing the Culture Programme through the agenda-setting, policy formulation, policy decision, and policy implementation stages of the policy process. Abstract
Analyses the agenda-setting phase of EU crisis management missions, stressing the agenda-setting strategies used by High Representative Solana and his staff. Abstract
Looks at housing as an issue area in the EU. The article only briefly discusses the appearance of the issue, and focuses more on an assessment of the nascent EU policies. Abstract
Explains how the ÖECD affected the EU agenda by creating and
disseminating liberal welfare reform and labour market policy proposals. Abstract
By analyzing the EU agenda, the article finds that the developement of the Organised Crime (OC) agenda displays a punctuated-equilibrium pattern of six main waves of political attention. Abstract
Argues that the re-emergence of the debate on Universal Service Obligations in EU telecom regulation has more to do with the concept's legitimizing effect than with is practical effects. Abstract
Presents strategies to promote the further development of the European Spatial Development Perspective (ESDP). As part of that ambition, it described the creation of ESDP. Abstract
Seeks to explain the acceptance of the necessity of an official EU spatial planning policy and its creation. Abstract
Discusses the ambiguous role of anti-globalisation demonstrations on the EU agenda. They affect the agenda but their impact is constrained by the fact that they bypass the official discourse. Abstract
Investigates the appointment of members of Commission expert groups, focusing specifically on the Expert Group on Cross-Border Insolvency. Abstract
Analyses the agenda-setting power of the European Commission in cases where actors’ spending preferences are conditional upon the expected policy outcome, but not vice versa. Abstract
Seeks to explain how the Single Market Program emerged on the EU agenda and was accepted during the 1980s. Abstract
Seeks to explain the outcome of the Luxemburg council to open formal negotiations with all eastern European countries simultaneously by focusing on the 'pre-negotiations' that took place before the summit. Abstract
Introduces a mixed model of coalitional bargaining and agenda setting (in the EP) to explain legislative decision making in the face of preference heterogeneity after the eastern enlargement. Abstract
Presents the origins and development of the EU’s
involvement in sport. Argues that the initial insertion of sport in the EU’s systemic agenda can be explained by the commercialisation of
sport in the 1980s and 1990s. Abstract
Discusses the changes in the agenda of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP) and their consequences for the Barcelona Process. Abstract
This article develops a theoretical and conceptual model of how immigration policy is potentially harmonized at the EU level and how this harmonization can be blocked or restricted by national-level factors. Abstract
Argues that, in 2006, the disengagement of the key children’s rights advocacy organizations from the Commission’s agenda intensified the impact of the conflict between DG Justice and DG External Relations over the issue and prevented the Commission from becoming an agenda-setter in this area. Abstract
Argues that a venue-shopping framework is best suited to account for the timing, form and content of European co-operation in the area of migration and asylum policy. Abstract
Argues that the Council has conditional agenda-setting power due to a change in the majority thresholds for adopting legislation from the first to the second reading in the Parliament. Abstract
Analyses the political conflict within the European Commission around the selection of a frame for EU media ownership regulation. Abstract
Analyses how the mobilisation of government officials and related experts helps to advance leader states’ interests in EU policy-making, applying this to the Dutch government’s involvement in EU chemical policy. Abstract
Through a study of pension market integration, this article analyzes variation in the European Commission’s ability to use its agenda setting tools effectively. Abstract
Argues that the empowerment of the European Parliament in the Amsterdam Treaty came about because the EP was a "constitutional agenda-setter" in the procedure leading up to the treaty change. Abstract
Discusses the two main facets of the Commission’s strategy of inducing key actors to re-articulate their preferences in terms of monetary union to achieve the advent of EMU. Abstract
The paper examines the influence of agenda setters in the EP by focusing on the role of the rapporteur and finds that EP rapporteurs have constrained but substantial agenda-setting power in the role of 'conditional trustee'. Abstract
Examines the ongoing process of mental health policy-making in the EU with special attention to the ‘multi-level’ involvement; direct interaction between trans-national, national and infra-national actors, which is a relatively neglected area. Abstract
Pursues the question to what extent the chairman of the European convention was able to influence the body's outcome with regard to the constitutional treaty, by distinguishing between the form and the substance of the decisions. Abstract
On the power of the EP in the legislative process: comparative approach to different theoretical models of conditional agenda setting and vetoing. Abstract
Argues that the reallocation of agenda powers within the EP twice during a legislature better explains the timing of the adoption of bills than the end of Parliament’s term. Abstract
Argues that the current attention to obesity in the EU is heavily influenced by WHO research reports and recommendations, which supply EU institutions with a new agenda that mobilizes pan-European groups and private sector interests. Abstract
Discusses the policy cycle regarding the reform of internal financial control in the European Commission and explains the agenda-setting, alternative-specification, and decisional processes involved. Abstract
Argues that most French initiatives to bring culture onto the EU agenda were taken as a response against European institutions’ attempts to use the ‘liberal’ policy image to extend their remit to policy areas not mentioned in the Treaty. Abstract
Argues that DG Culture was able to place cultural policy on the EU agenda by reframing it as a key factor of economic competitiveness. Abstract
Using insights from the agenda-setting and framing literatures, the article examines the
conditions under which memory narratives are able to become prominent or, conversely,
lose ground in the EU’s overall discourse. Abstract
Focuses on the attempts of independent regulators to manipulate frames and venues in order to shape policy, examining these dynamics in the case of the Directive on Traditional Herbal Medicine. Abstract
This article develops a framework for evaluating the legitimacy of codecision, showing how legislative agenda-setting, Council voting weights, EP elections and seat apportionments, and other factors all affect the legitimacy of codecision. Abstract
Focusing on gas, this article explores the role of the European Commission in the process of EU energy security policy development. Abstract
Discusses the role of the EU institutions (European Commission and Court of Justice) in effecting national policy change in regard to sex equality and mainstreaming laws. Abstract
Uses an agenda-setting approach to understand the creation of EU environmental policy during the 1970s.
Investigates the role of the European Disability Forum in placing issues of concering disabled persons on the EU Agenda. Abstract
Building on existing literature on agenda dynamics in the EU, this paper argues that framing and issue expansion were key in getting the issue of hedge fund regulation onto the EU agenda, and that issue expansion does not necessarily imply public mobilization. Abstract
Critiques Tesbelis' perspective of the EP as an important "conditional agenda- setter and provides an alternative model to explain the partial influence of the EP. Abstract
Probably the first article on agenda-setting in the EU. Argues that agenda-setting is easier in the EU than in most national political system because of the existence of large numbers of access points, policy advocates and legitimated policy options. Abstract
Presents a theoretical framework to explain supranational influence on politics and to determine under which circumstances European institutions enjoy formal and informal agenda-setting power. Abstract
Based on a principal-agent approach to the Amsterdam Treaty, this article focuses on the delegation of powers to the EU level and the influence of EU institutions on agenda-setting. Abstract
Argues that agenda-setting is easier in the EU than in most national political system because of the existence of large numbers of access points, policy advocates and legitimated policy options. Largely identical to Guy Peters’ 1994 article in the Journal of European Public Policy.
This book uses principal-agent theory to explain the delegation of powers by governmental principals to supranational institutions in the EU, including the power to set the agenda.
Identifies two types of agenda setting in the EU, "from above“ and "from below“, and illustrates them and their potential interaction in two case studies: anti-smoking policy and bioterrorism. Abstract
Review article that develops a theoretical framework for understanding agenda-setting in an EU context. Abstract
This book develops a theoretical and methodological framework for studying agenda-setting processes in the European Union, and applies it in the fields of health and environmental policy.
Develops a typology of strategies used by political actors to place issues on the EU agenda. Abstract
This book chapter gives a ‘how-to’ introduction to studying EU agenda-setting processes for undergraduate students.
Discusses the relationship between agenda-setting theory and integration theories and outlines the contribution that the agenda-setting approach could make to the study of European integration processes.
Textbook introduction to agenda-setting in EU environmental policy, focusing on seven key characteristics of EU environmental agenda-setting.
Review article, which discusses punctuated equilibrium theory and its application to EU policy processes. Abstract
Reviews methodological approaches to studying agenda-setting in the EU, and discusses their strengths and weaknesses.
Provides an explanation of the policy reform in regulation and supervision of financial services, arguing that sequencing different theoretical approaches explains the various stages of the policy-making process, including agenda-setting. Abstract
The article analyses the new role of the EP in international negotiations after the Treaty of Lisbon. Abstract
This book studies the use of framing strategies by the European Commission in agenda-setting and policy development, focusing on the cases of agricultural policy and biotechnology.
Seeks to show that the European Commission, in addition to its agenda-setting powers, can also put pressure on the Council to adopt its proposals. Abstract
Explorative paper on the presence, extent and type of influence EU-level think tanks exert on EU policy. Abstract
Argues that the agenda-setting privileges of policy-makers, the dynamics of issue linkages, and legislative rules and procedures may account for the differences between EU and US climate change policies. Abstract
Argues that target groups’ capacity to influence the spectrum of politically feasible policy options tends to be higher when target groups control resources needed by decisionmakers that are agenda-setters and/or veto players in the decision-making process. Abstract
Examines the extent to which issue salience influences the timeliness of transposing EU environmental directives in national legislation. Abstract
Seeks to reconcile the neofunctionalist and agenda-setting literatures. Tracing the ‘issue career’ of Community rail infrastructure on the EU’s policy agenda, it shows how strategies to gain attention and build credibility mediate latent spillover pressures in order to secure agenda-setting change. Abstract
Traces the way in which the European Commission has framed and reframed the issue of EU satellite navigation over 20 years, with a particular focus on Galileo. Abstract
Argues that gender equality objectives become part of the main EU political agenda only after their meaning has been transformed to fit other EU policy priorities. This point is illustrated by the shift in meaning of "reconciliation of working and family life", from a feminist to a labour market agenda. Abstract
Investigates and seeks to explain why LGBT issues obtained access to the EU but not the UN arena. Abstract
Argues that the European Council presidency has significant power to shape the European Council agenda. Also introduces a distinction between different types of agenda shaping. Abstract
Addresses the influence wielded by the formal leaders of international cooperation—those that chair and direct negotiations in the major decision bodies of multilateral organizations and conferences. Abstract
Compares the strategies and objectives of advocacy NGOs working in the immigration & asylum and human rights areas, respectively, and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of each. Abstract
This book discusses successful and unsuccessful attempts to include energy issues in the European policy agenda.
On the power of the conditional agenda setters, its potential to increase in the future and the positive effects on the pace of European integration. Abstract
Responds to an earlier article by Moser (see elsewhere in this bibliography) and tries to invalidate his critique on Tsebelis' prior model of conditional agenda setting, arguing that the policy-space is multi-dimensional and information is incomplete. Abstract
Theoretical debate on two approaches to EU decision making: cooperative game theory and non-cooperative institutional analysis. The authors argue that the latter provides more insights into EU decision-making processes. Abstract
Develops an institutionalist theory of European Integration based on "conditional agenda- setting“, and argues that most participants in the integration process failed to grasp the implications of the EU's institutional structures. Abstract
Empirical comparative analysis of the conditional agenda-setting power of the EP under the co-operation procedure and its veto-power under the co-decision procedure. Abstract
Argues that the success of the European Convention in producing a Constitutional Treaty was possible because of the agenda control exercised by the Praesidium and in particular its President. Abstract
Disucces the extent to which the Council Presidency allows a Member State to exert influence on EU decision-making by analysing the Polish Council Presidency and its influence on the European Union’s Eastern Partnership policies. Abstract
Building on a typology of agenda-setting strategies, this article reviews the first two years of the existence of the EEAS to find out whether the EEAS has managed to shape the direction of the EU external activities. Abstract
Develops a model of the EU consultation procedure, in which the EP gains legislative powers through the policy options provided by lobbyists. Abstract
Analyses changing conceptualisations, actors, and policies of lifelong learning in EU, and how the discourse of lifelong learning became an instrument to cure social-economic issues of the EU. Abstract
Argues that the European Commission has been able to shape the development of EU social policy by a combined strategy of creating new institutional venues and reshaping the dominant image of EU social policy. Abstract