Table of contents for Delegation in contemporary democracies / edited by Dietmar Braun and Fabrizio Gilardi.

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Preface 
Chapter 1. Delegation in Contemporary Democracies: introduction (Dietmar Braun and 
Fabrizio Gilardi 
PART 1: THE STANDARD CHAIN OF DELEGATION
Chapter 2. The (Moral) Hazards of Parliamentary Democracy (Kaare Str¢m, Wolfgang C. 
Müller, Torbjörn Bergman) 
Chapter 3. Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies: Smallness, 
Proximity and Shortcuts (Patrick Dumont and Frédéric Varone) 
Chapter 4. A Theory of Efficient Delegation (David Epstein and Sharyn O?Halloran) 
Chapter 5. A Delegation Theory for Explaining the Bureaucratization of Public 
Administrations (Victor Lapuente Giné) 
PART 2: THE NEXT STEPS OF DELEGATION: INDEPENDENT AGENCIES, 
INTEREST ORGANIZATIONS, AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
Chapter 6. Delegation to Independent Regulatory Agencies in Western Europe: Credibility, 
Political Uncertainty, and Diffusion (Fabrizio Gilardi) 
Chapter 7. Delegation in the distributive policy arena: the case of research policy (Dietmar 
Braun) 
Chapter 8. Consequences of Legitimising Independent Regulatory Agencies in Contemporary 
Democracies: Theoretical Scenarios (Gül Sosay) 
Chapter 9. Whose Agents? Non-Governmental Organisations in Policy-Proposing 
Commissions: Agents of Government or Opposition Parties? (Peter Munk Christiansen & 
Asbj¢rn Sonne N¢rgaard) 
Chapter 10. Delegation in the European Union: Debates and Research Agenda (Fabio 
Franchino) 
CONCLUSION
Chapter 11. Delegation in Contemporary Democracies: Concluding Remarks (Dietmar Braun 
and Fabrizio Gilardi) 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Delegation of powers.
Public administration.
Bureaucracy -- Political aspects.
Responsibility.
Rational choice theory -- Political aspects.