Bridging the Gap: How do EU-Based Civil Society Organisations Acquire Their Internal Representation?

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@article{f8bd9acdd5e0491e806cdcff81bb3084,
title = "Bridging the Gap: How do EU-Based Civil Society Organisations Acquire Their Internal Representation?",
abstract = "In recent decades, the emergence and development of pan-European civil society organisations have been prominent, including those representing interests of marginalised groups and raising related social issues. Typically composed of national and European level umbrella organisations, some of these organisations have grown as important interlocutors between EU institutions and civil society, and derive legitimacy for their advocacy and lobbying activities by claiming broad representativeness. Through a comparative study of five principal EU-based civil society organisations, the present article analyses how these organisations, operating at multiple levels with their membership based on extensive geographical areas, acquire internal representation of members and beneficiaries.",
keywords = "sociolgy, Marginalised groups, The European Union, Political representation, Civil society organisations",
author = "H{\aa}kan Johansson and Jayeon Lindellee",
year = "2014",
doi = "10.1007/s11266-012-9343-4",
language = "English",
volume = "25",
pages = "405--424",
journal = "Voluntas",
issn = "0957-8765",
publisher = "Springer",
number = "2",

}