Figure 1

The Domestic Effect of Europeanization

Europeanization
Processes, policies, and institutions
Policies Politics Polity
  • standards
  • instruments
  • problem-solving approaches
  • policy narratives and discourses
    processes of
  • interest formation
  • interest aggregation
  • interest representation
  • public discourses
  • political institutions
  • intergovernmental relations
  • judicial structures
  • public administration
  • state traditions
  • economic institutions
  • state-society relations
  • identities

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Figure 2

Two logics of Domestic Change

Policy/Institutional Misfit
   
Pressure for Adaptation
 
new opportunities
and constraints
  new norms, ideas and
collective understandings
 

Factors Facilitating Change
Low Number of Veto Points
Supporting Formal Institutions

  Factors Facilitating Change
Norm Entrepreneurs
Cooperative Informal Institutions
     

Redistribution
of Resources

      Socialization and
Social Learning

Differential
Empowerment

 

Norm Internalization
Development of New Identities

Domestic Change

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Figure 3

The Different Degrees of Domestic Change

Adaptational pressure
High Medium Low

Facilitating factors

RCI:
Transformation

SI:
Inertia (unless external shock)

RCI:
Transformation

SI:
Gradual transformation

RCI:
Accommodation

SI:
Accommodation

No
Facilitating factors

RCI:
Accommodation

SI:
Inertia

RCI:
Accommodation/ absorption

SI:
Absorption

RCI:
Inertia

SI:
Absorption

RCI:
Rationalalist logic of change
SI:
Sociological institutionalist logic of change

©2000 by Risse/Börzel
formated and tagged by MN, 28.11.2000