About Philippe C
Philippe C Schmitter is Professor Emeritus at the European University Institute's Department of Political and Social Sciences. He founded and directed the Center for European Studies at the University of Stanford. Among his publications are Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Prospects for Democracy (with Guillermo O'Donnell, 4 vols, 1986); Governance in the European Union (with Gary Marks, Fritz Scharpf and Wolfgang Streeck, 1996), How to Democratize the European Union… And Why Bother? (2000).