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Published: 13 February 2014

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199665686

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Blaming Europe?

Responsibility Without Accountability in the European Union

Sara B. Hobolt and James Tilley

  • Comprehensive study of the attribution of responsibility in the EU
  • Explains why voters attribute credit and blame for policy outcomes to different levels of governance
  • Presents findings based on a unique set of data that gathers together both individual opinions from surveys in all 27 member states and experiments and political context
  • Important implications for debates on the quality of democratic accountability in the EU and the legitimacy of EU institutions

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