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Lobbying in the European Union

Strategies, Dynamics and Trends

Editors: Dialer, Doris, Richter, Margarethe (Eds.)

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  • Sheds new light on how lobbying works in the European Union 
  • Offers essential insights into successful lobbying strategies 
  • Presents case studies on EU-US trade deals, and delivers insights into the transparency debate and post-Brexit Lobbying trends
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This book sheds new light on how lobbying works in the European Union. Drawing on the first-hand professional experience of lobbyists, policymakers, and corporate and institutional stakeholders, combined with a sound academic foundation, it offers insights into successful lobbying strategies, such as how alliances are formed by interest groups in Brussels. The authors present key case studies, e.g. on the shelved EU-US trade deal Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), lobbying scandals, and the role of specific interest groups and EU Think-Tanks. Furthermore, they highlight efforts to improve transparency and ethical standards in EU decision-making, while also underscoring the benefits of lobbying in the context of decision-making.

Understanding the tools and techniques of effective lobbying, as well as the dynamics and trends in EU lobbying, will allow professionals involved in the lobbying process, such as policymakers and corporate and institutional stakeholders, to improve their performance and achieve better results when pursuing their respective interests.

About the authors

Doris Dialer is Associate Professor at the University of Innsbruck’s Department of Political Science and at the Danube University Krems, Department of Knowledge and Communication Management. She is Brussels-based and has been working as political advisor in the European Parliament for more than 12 years. Much of her research focuses on the EU Parliament, the Committee of the Regions, the Economic and Social Committee, EU Lobbying and EU Development Policy. She is board member of the Jean Monnet Chair on European integration & ethics (MCI Innsbruck), co-editor of the book series IUP/NOMOS and the IFIR working papers.

Margarethe Richter, an economic geographer by education, is currently head of office and political adviser to a Member of the European Parliament for the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the interparliamentary delegations with the Mashreq countries, Iraq and the Arab Peninsula. All in all, she can look back on almost 18 years of professional experience in Brussels, both within and outside the EU institutions. Besides her work in the European Parliament, she has held seminars at private universities on lobbying and the legislative process at European level and published several articles around these issues. She is also co-author of the first German-language handbook on the European Parliament and co-editor of an edited volume (also in German) on lobbying in the EU. 



Table of contents (33 chapters)

Table of contents (33 chapters)
  • Lobbying in Europe: Professionals, Politicians, and Institutions Under General Suspicion?

    Pages 1-18

    Dialer, Doris (et al.)

  • Interest Representation in the EU: An Open and Structured Dialogue?

    Pages 21-31

    Greenwood, Justin

  • Improving Interest Group Accountability. LogFrame: A Framework for Evaluating Lobbying Campaigns

    Pages 33-47

    Shotton, Paul A.

  • International Dynamics in Lobbying Regulation

    Pages 49-63

    Crepaz, Michele (et al.)

  • Informational Lobbying in the EU: Mechanisms of Probity, Dissembling, and Transparency

    Pages 65-79

    Chalmers, Adam William

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eBook $64.99
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Hardcover $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-98799-6
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lobbying in the European Union
Book Subtitle
Strategies, Dynamics and Trends
Editors
  • Doris Dialer
  • Margarethe Richter
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-98800-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-98800-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-98799-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 459
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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