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Eurocrats at Work

Negotiating Transparency in Postnational Employment Policy (Stockholm Studies in Social Anthropology)

by Renita Thedvall

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Stockholm University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • EU (European Union),
  • Sweden,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Work,
  • European Union,
  • European Union countries,
  • Manpower policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12855263M
    ISBN 109171551867
    ISBN 109789171551863

      Ta b l e s. Tax revenue, –, European Communities 84 Social spending, selected European countries 85 Size of shadow economies, . The end of The eurocraTs’ dream The editors and the contributors to this book have dedicated a very significant part of their academic lives to the study of the european inte-gration project. They have promoted it and they have profited from it: it It was a pleasure File Size: KB. A work for the ages! "Adults in the Room" masterfully oscillates between the thrilling and the lyrical, the very personal and the universal, giving us a unique glimpse behind the high walls of power. This book will be uncomfortable or even dangerous for many current politicians, from Europe's governments and EU institutions to the IMF and of /5().


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Eurocrats at Work: Negotiating Transparency in Postnational Employment Policy (Stockholm Studies in Social Anthropology) [Renita Thedvall] on *FREE* shipping on Author: Renita Thedvall. A Eurocrat (a portmanteau of "European" and "bureaucrat") is "a staff member of the administrative commission of the European Union" or more broadly, any official of the European Union.

The term was coined by Richard Mayne, a journalist and personal assistant to the first Commission president, Walter Hallstein, in There are three main types of Eurocrats.

Firstly, Political Eurocrats at Work book. Book Description: Policies in the EU are largely made by national civil servants who prepare and implement decisions in Brussels as well as at home.

Despite their important role, these national civil servants form a relatively hidden world that has received. The European parliament is a great place to work if the idea of an employer not driven by profit appeals to you.

Before joining I worked in the private sector for over a decade. And for a couple. Eurocrats at Work Negotiating Transparency in Postnational Employment Policy Committee work: Eurocrats preparing decisions 81 Asked by the European Council 83 of chapters in the book Kloka regler, which includes one of my disserta-tion chapters (in revised form and in Swedish).

Get this from a library. Eurocrats at work: negotiating transparency in postnational employment policy. [Renita Thedvall]. Work by Chris Shore () and others (Thedvall ) argues for a similar distinction in the EU: civil servants (or "Eurocrats") regularly surmise what the decisions of their superiors would be Author: Renita Thedvall.

Eurocrats at Work book this book, we seek to open the black box and shed light on this ‘hidden world’ of EU governance by studying the role of national civil servants in EU governmental representatives report directly to their ‘own’ department and studying eurocrats at work.

studying eurocrats at. The paper focuses on the EU bureaucrats – Eurocrats – and their work. Special attention is placed on the Eurocrats’ work in EU Committees, working groups and council meeting.

I have followed and observed their work first, through a trainee position at the Commission andCited by: 'The End of the Eurocrats' Dream is a wake-up call warning fellow academics, European politicians and the general public that what used to be presented by many advocates and agents of European integration as a wonderful dream is now often experienced as a nightmare with potentially disastrous effects for European and national politics in Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press.

Eurocrat synonyms, Eurocrat pronunciation, Eurocrat translation, English dictionary definition of Eurocrat. An administrative official at the headquarters of the European Union. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Cover --Contents --Tables and Figures --Acknowledgements --Chapter One: STUDYING EUROCRATS AT WORK Emerging Eurocracy: National civil servants and European integration From diplomats to international experts Tensions and dilemmas in diplomatic.

What Eurocrats are reading this summer subscribe. Open Search Field. Search. In the words of the book’s subtitle, the book is a “diary of the big crisis,” charting the period from the. This makes the book a must-have not only for students of European politics, but also for Eurocrats and politicians.

Brexit, the fallout from the US presidential election, and the rise of Euroskepticism on both the left and Eurocrats at Work book right of the political spectrum have created a Author: Maja Savevska.

The book concludes that the EU urgently needs to devote more of its time to the more mundane but important task of auditing and managing networks, which, paradoxically, is an exercise in hierarchy.

The paper focuses on the EU bureaucrats – Eurocrats – and their work. Special attention is placed on the Eurocrats’ work in EU Committees, working groups and council meeting.

I have followed and observed their work first, through a trainee position at the Commission and second, by following the Swedish delegation to the Employment Committee meetings. Eurocratic work: Individual professionalism Eurocratic work: Organisational preconditions Grasping the real world of Eurocracy: The road ahead Appendix Notes Bibliography About the authors Index THE NEW EUROCRATS Pagina 7.

That explains why there are so many choirs, book clubs or sports clubs for Eurocrats. These are clever, bored people. The town's defining ethos of anti-nationalism is often admirable. As Eurocrats are imposed on Greece and Italy, DANIEL HANNAN say's he'd rather be governed by the first people in the phone book than unelected professors By Daniel Hannan Updated: EST.

European Civil Service in (Times of) Crisis will be of interest to students and scholars across a wide range of disciplines, including politics, sociology and public administration, to practitioners working in and with the EU institutions, as well as those wishing to know more about the EU.

The best-paid Eurocrats are in line for pension payments worth up to £10, a month - or nearly £, a year. The average annual pension for retired EU officials is £57, A bureaucrat is a member of a bureaucracy and can compose the administration of any organization of any size, although the term usually connotes someone within an institution of government.

The term bureaucrat derives from "bureaucracy", which in turn derives from the French "bureaucratie" first known from the 18th century.

Bureaucratic work had already been performed for many centuries. The European Union has often been called a one-of-a-kind governance system and an industry of scholars tries to grasp ‘the nature of the beast’ (Risse-Kappen, ). Our contribution to this effort Cited by: 6.

A Eurocrat’s survival guide to Sofia. As Bulgaria takes over the EU Council presidency, POLITICO reveals the pleasures and pitfalls of the country’s little-known capital.

By Christian Oliver. 1/1/18, AM CET. Updated 1/3/18, PM CET. In this book, Georgakakis debunks that myth. The population of Eurocrats (aro) is no larger than the number of public servants typically employed by a major European city—and thus only five percent of the average per capita number of public employees in the EU member states.

Chapter 6 finally assembles the argument and formulates a number of conclusions based on the book’s general themes. studying eurocrats at work 29 THE NEW EUROCRATS Pagina 30 THE NEW EUROCRATS Pagina 31 CHAPTER 2 TOWARD A EUROPEANISED CIVIL SERVICE.

A SURVEY STUDY Co-author Ellen Mastenbroek. Abstract. In the popular view of the EU, its bureaucrats are often seen as the epitome of what Herzfeld ( 71) identifies as the stereotype of a bureaucrat: a rigid, inflexible, boring person working for his bureau rather than its clients or society at by: The Eurocrats’ goal is to achieve monetary and fiscal stability through a mode of integration controlled by non-majoritarian institutions, operating through strict economic surveillance, discipline and sanctions and aiming at an ever closer top-down harmonization of the standards and practices of Member States.

The arrogance of Eurocrats is astounding, but at the moment we have no way to tell them how we really feel. The Great British Public wants to Get Britain Out, and only an In/Out referendum for the public to choose for themselves can do this.

Oliver Lane is a Researcher for Get Britain Out. A new book reminds us how the idealistic architects of our entry into Europe have been undone by a Europhobic press Thu 12 Sep EDT.

Zana and Max: the £, comic book Eurocrats saving the world A comic book featuring the adventures of two fictional European Commission bureaucrats is. 'EU like an abusive relationship, eurocrats pulled off autocratic coup' 14 Oct, I read a review of a work by a marriage guidance counselor, I didn’t read the book, but the review said something fascinating.

It said that a relationship can take a lot of arguing. You’ve even gone as far as to call the relationship between. The paper focuses on the EU bureaucrats – Eurocrats – and their work. Special attention is placed on the Eurocrats’ work in EU Committees, working groups and council meeting.

I have followed and observed their work first, through a trainee position at the Commission and second, by following the Swedish delegation to the Employment Author: Renita. Thedvall. Ashoka Mody's book is a gripping read and hard to put down - which is quite an accomplishment for a book on the economics of the euro.

I have only ever had one class in economics, but in this book, complex issues are explained so simply and clearly that even a layperson like myself could follow the arguments easily, as well as grasp their broader significance/5.

Eurocrats are scheming to raise Americans' taxes — how will Trump fight back. primarily through the work of the OECD. new book says. Caitlin Yilek. Tuesday Ap Eurocrats tended to be clever, humane and dedicated.” More marvelously still, this “unexpectedly delightful book captures the glowing idealism of an era when the EU was run by people who.

Jedwabne: Anatomia Klamstwa, by Ewa Kurek. Clio, Lublin. The Jedwabne Coverup: An Obstruction of Justice. Rebuking the Polish Government for Its Timidity (Corruption?) in Refusing a Long-Overdue Proper Forensic Exhumation at Jedwabne.

THE ANATOMY OF THE LIE SURROUNDING JEDWABNE: A WHITE BOOK OF CENSORSHIP AND LAWLESSNESS OF THE POLISH. The Making of the New Eurocrats: Self-Selection, Selection, and Socialization of.

As the articles in this book make clear, the extensive research on the EU and socialization, reflecting a political science or sociological perspective, has often looked at individuals who are external to the organization and interact with it, such as. UKIP's Nigel Farage defended Orban, blasting Eurocrats for their condemnation of the Hungarian PM, who has put in place measures to restrict the influence of George Soros.

The book is to be welcomed as a contribution to theoretical debate in human geography and as a significant contribution to EU Studies.' -- John Agnew, UCLA 'In contrast to the oceans of generalization about the European Union, here is a high-resolution study of the balance of interests and power based on years of face-to-face interactions with.

Recent publications include ‘Dutch Eurocrats at work: Getting things done in Europe’ (with Paul 't Hart and Kutsal Yesilkagit), in R.A.W. Rhodes, Paul 't Hart & Mirko Noordegraaf (eds), Observing government elites: Up close and personal (Palgrave MacMillan, ) and The new Eurocrats: National civil servants in EU policy making (with P.

't.The paper focuses on the EU bureaucrats – Eurocrats – and their work. Special attention is placed on the Eurocrats’ work in EU Committees, working groups and council meeting. I have followed and observed their work first, through a trainee position at the Commission and second, by following the Swedish delegation to the Employment Cited by:   To be dismissed, you have to do something truly heinous, such as writing a book that criticises the euro.

Eurocrats have tenure, and know how to .