Samy 2008 ). Qualitative comparative works, in turn, have explored, for example, the quality and pace of implementing EU legislation (Haverland 2000 ) and domestic ratification processes of European treaties (Stoiber and Thurner 2000 ) across different EU member states. More specifically, Finke et al. ( 2012 ) have employed veto player perspectives to provide an in-depth analysis of the workings of the 2001–2003 European Convention and the negotiation and ratification of the LisbonTreaty.
Most notably, veto player approaches provide a