Journal of Contemporary European Research


The JCER is an open-access, online journal published by UACES in association with the Student Forum. We publish articles in the subject area of contemporary European studies which includes, but is not limited to, European integration, European public policy, comparative studies, culture and EU external relations. The Journal enables PhD students and early career researchers to disseminate their work alongside established scholars.


Vol 10, No 2 (2014)

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Table of Contents

Research Articles

EU Think Tank Fora as Transaction Cost Reducers: A Study of Informal Interest Intermediation in the EU READ ARTICLE
Marybel Perez
The Rationales behind the European External Action Service: The Principal-Agent Model and Power Delegation READ ARTICLE
Hrant Kostanyan
The Role of EU Pre-accession Assistance in the Establishment of National Coordination Structures for EU Funding: The Case of Croatia READ ARTICLE
Eleftherios Antonopoulos, John Bachtler
‘Runaway Train Never Going Back?’ The Implications of the New Economic Governance for Democracy in the EU READ ARTICLE
Mathias Dobbels
The European Union as a Normative Actor and its External Relations with Southeast Asia READ ARTICLE
Naila Maier-Knapp
Challenges to the Aarhus Convention: Public Participation in the Energy Planning Process in the United Kingdom READ ARTICLE
Raphael Heffron, Paul Haynes
Do All Roads Lead to the Same Europe? Reconsidering the Pro-/Anti-Integration Yardstick to Measure National Party Positions Towards the EU: The Case of Belgium READ ARTICLE
Clément Jadot
The EU-Caribbean Trade Relationship Post-Lisbon: The Case of Bananas READ ARTICLE
Vanessa Constant LaForce

Book Reviews

Russian Energy in a Changing World: What is the Outlook for the Hydrocarbons Superpower? READ REVIEW