The Seven Habits of Highly Legitimate New Modes of Governance

NEWGOV Consortium, May 2005

14 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2010

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

How might 'New Modes of Governance' in the European Union be made more legitimate? The following reflections suggest seven ways to enhance the legitimacy of 'New Modes of Governance' and hence the legitimacy of the EU. The remarks explore the contested concept of 'legitimacy' and its implications.

Keywords: governance, European Union, multilevel governance, open method of coordination, legitimacy

Suggested Citation

Follesdal, Andreas, The Seven Habits of Highly Legitimate New Modes of Governance (2005). NEWGOV Consortium, May 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1704477

Andreas Follesdal (Contact Author)

Pluricourts ( email )

P.O. Box 6706
St. Olavs plass 5
0130 Oslo
Norway

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