Citizens, consumers and stakeholders in European health policy

Meri Koivusalo, Jonathan Tritter

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In this chapter we track emerging issues in public participation and involvement in European policymaking. We focus on the politics, legitimacy and accountability of different actors as well as exploring how European participation processes relate to globalization in general and global and regional governance in particular. Health policies tend to be understood as national or even local, yet they are often shaped and defined by regulatory decisions and policies that are determined globally and regionally.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDemocratizing health
Subtitle of host publicationconsumer groups in the policy process
EditorsHans Löfgren, Evelyne de Leeuw, Michael Leahy
Place of PublicationCheltenham (UK)
PublisherEdward Elgar
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)978-1-84844-784-4
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2011


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