Unformatted text preview: integration and what’s really going on in intergovernmental politics. Neo-Functionalism is criticized as being a “grand theory” which generalizes regional integration. The old theories ask the wrong questions, it’s not about whether there should be more or less integration but what motivates actors in the European Union. Summary: 1. o The old theories are asking the wrong questions about integration o Multi-level governance is authoritative decision making across multiple levels o Constructivists see interests socially constructed rather than pre-determined...
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- Spring '10
- European Union, European integration, multi-level governance, Wesley Murphy Pols, new governance approaches