The Seven Habits of Highly Legitimate New Modes of Governance
NEWGOV Consortium, May 2005
14 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2010
Date Written: 2005
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
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