3 edition of Local democracy in Post-Communist Europe found in the catalog.
Local democracy in Post-Communist Europe
by VS Verlag f. Sozialwissenschaften (ehem. Leske+Budrich) in Leverkusen
Written in English
|Series||Urban Research International -- 2|
|Contributions||Hrsg.: Baldersheim, Harald|
Many local political figures in post-communist Romania interpreted this new situation by buying the votes and by establishing clientelistic linkages, based on offering various goods, favors or. This book analyzes racism in Communist and post-Communist contexts, examining the 'Red' promise of an end to racism and the racial logics at work in the Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, Cuba and China, placing these in the context of global : Palgrave Macmillan UK.
Book Description. This book presents a selection of recent research on the general theme of civil society and social capital. In particular, it brings together in one volume a selection of articles that have helped to take the debate forward on the relation between social capital and democratisation and on the role and political strength or weakness of civil society in post-communist countries. Taiwan Journal of Democracy, Volume 8, No. 2: The Illiberal Challenge in Post-Communist Europe Surprises and Puzzles Grzegorz Ekiert Abstract Since the collapse of communist regimes in , experts on the region have worried about the depth of popular support for democracy, a market economy, and liberal Size: KB.
At the Center, Bugarič will be working on his book project Authoritarianism versus Democracy in Post Communist Europe. The book will examine why constitutional democracies in Central and Eastern Europe struggle to maintain the rule of law as they face the challenges of the Euro crisis. Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe Juan J. Linz, Alfred Stepan, Jaun J. Linz Since their classic volume The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes was published in , Juan J. Linz and Alfred Stepan have increasingly focused on the questions of how, in the modern world.
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This book is the first volume of aseries that aims at taking stock of the status of local democracy at the beginning of a new century. Modern local govern th me nt is largely a 19 century invention in response to processes of urbanisa tion and industrialisation.
It became charged with the mundaneBrand: VS Verlag Für Sozialwissenschaften. Change and Stability in the Second Decade. Author: David M. Olson,Gabriella Ilonszki; Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» At the end of the "founding" or initial decade, the new parliaments of post-Communist Europe had developed two distinct types: democratic and presidentially-dominated.
Der englischsprachige Band führt ein in die Lokal- und Regionalpolitik der mittel-osteuropäischen Reformländer. Der Band beleuchtet aktuelle Probleme der Kommunal- und Regionalpolitik in. - Values of local democracy as seen by mayors in East-Central Europe - Representational roles in local politics - Community challenges in post-communist towns - Optimal size for local democracy - The international contacts of municipalities - Trends in local government in the Visegrad countries - Local government development in the Baltic.
The first period of local democracy (ca –94) was marked by all the challenges of the Local democracy in Post-Communist Europe book post-communist environments (Coulson ). Local Democracy in Post-Communist Europe.
Crafting Democracy: Regional Politics in Post-Communist Europe - Kindle edition by Jennifer A. Yoder. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Crafting Democracy: Regional Cited by: 2. Linz, Juan J., and Alfred Stepan, Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ) Lipset, Seymour Martin, “Some Social Requisites of Democracy: Economic Development and Political Legitimacy,” in American Political Science Cited by: : Crafting Democracy: Regional Politics in Post-Communist Europe (): Yoder, Jennifer A.: BooksCited by: 2.
This book focuses on one particular aspect of the post-communist transformations in the East-Central European countries. In studying the local government reforms, it evaluates achievements with the traditional yardsticks for local government performance: democracy, efficiency, and by: The first offers a sketch of the “state of democracy” in post-communist Europe and introduces our central question: what factors are key in explaining the success or failure of democracy in the post-communist world.
The second part reviews some of East European Politics and Societies, Vol. 21, No. 1, pages 7– ISSN File Size: KB. Abstract. Local government has been a central item on the reform agendas of the two trailblazers of democracy in post-socialist Central Eastern Europe — Poland and Hungary (Cielecka and Gibson ; Coulson, 24); (Davey 57).
2 Hungary is known to have gone the furthest in both ideas and practice in this respect — a fact made possible due to a strong political consensus on the Cited by: This book examines the way democracy and democratization are thought about and lived by people in China, Russia and eleven other countries in the post-communist world.
It shows how democratic politics (and sometimes authoritarian politics) work in these countries, and generates insights into the prospects for different kinds of political Cited by: Focusing on the democratic transitions in post-communist Europe from toMargit Tavits demonstrates that the successful establishment of a political party in a new democracy crucially depends on the strength of its : Cambridge University Press.
The Fate of Ethnic Democracy in Post-Communist Europe is the third volume in the ECMI/LGI Series on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues.
The Series is a joint venture of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) and the Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative (LGI). Two decades of political, economic and social transformations in Eastern and Central Europe have produced outcomes that were hardly expected when the region emerged from communist rule.
Yet, these. „It is not easy for historians to apply their methods to a period that does not yet have a clear end” – the first sentence in the book reveals the challenge that a new generation of scholars took at writing an intellectual history of post-communist East Central Europe.
Crafting Democracy offers an important comparative analysis of the process and outcomes of region-building in the four Visegrád countries. Jennifer A. Yoder investigates why some but not other post-communist countries chose to introduce a regional level of elected : Jennifer A.
Yoder. Full Description:" Increased concentration after reading the book Models of Identities in Postcommunist our crazy Internet world, attention is focused on millions of people in different directions at the same time, because we perform a number of tasks every day.
Description: Democracy and Enlargement in Post-Communist Europe presents the principal findings of a unique in-depth study of the birth of democracy and the market economy in fifteen post-Communist countries.
Haerpfer analyses and compares the information collected by the New Democracies Barometer public opinion surveys to provide an overview. Post-communism is the period of political and economic transformation or "transition" in former communist states located in parts of Europe and Asia in which new governments aimed to create free market-oriented capitalist economies.
Nagle, J D & Mahr, ADemocracy and democratization: post-communist europe in comparative perspective, Sage politics texts, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, viewed 22 Maydoi: / Nagle, John D and Alison Mahr.
Democracy and Democratization: Post-Communist Europe in Comparative Perspective.Read "Local Communities and Post-Communist Transformation Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Post-communist transformation in the former Soviet bloc has had a profound effect, not just in the political and economi Brand: Taylor And Francis.Modern direct democracy has recently become an important element of political life in many countries.
These developments can be observed at the national, regional, and local level of political systems. Participation and democracy in local political affairs play a major role in stabilising andBrand: VS Verlag Für Sozialwissenschaften.