5 edition of The New democracies in Eastern Europe found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||edited by Sten Berglund and Jan Åke Dellenbrant.|
|Series||Studies of communism in transition|
|Contributions||Berglund, Sten, 1947-, Dellenbrant, Jan Åke, 1946-|
|LC Classifications||JN96.A2 N49 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 237 p. :|
|Number of Pages||237|
|LC Control Number||91021058|
But the Hungarian leader is not alone in eastern and southern Europe, where democratically elected populist strongmen increasingly dominate, deploying the power of the state and a battery of instruments of intimidation to crush dissent, demonise opposition, tame the media and tailor the system to their ends. After the experience of fascism and the Second World War, liberal democracy became widely accepted in western Europe as it was simultaneously entrenched in a social-democratic welfare state. Eastern Europe was subject to a Soviet-style modernisation project of state socialism which.
In her study of European political development over more than years, Berman, a professor of political science at Barnard, shows that the story of democracy in Europe is Author: Max Strasser. Drawing heavily on available survey data, the book provides an in-depth account of how the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe have coped with four major challenges: political fragmentation, nationalism, lack of respect for human rights, and poorly developed civil service systems.
With his new co-author, Markus Crepaz, Jurg Steiner has brought this best-selling text completely up-to-date. Using a comparative approach, the text crosses national and political boundaries in its coverage of Europe. Starting with detailed coverage of the basic differences between Europe and the United States in a new introductory chapter, the revision puts Europe in a global perspective and. At this time, American constitutional lawyers had little time to reflect critically on their own democracy, so busy were they ghostwriting constitutions for the new democracies in the East.
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‘The New Democracies in Eastern Europe is a useful book, particularly in its illustration of the different histories and traditions of party politics in Eastern Europe, which affect the various prospects for democracy in the area.’.
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The New York Times on Emerging Democracies, from the TimesReference from CQ Press imprint, chronicles the peaceful transitions from Soviet or authoritarian order that have occurred over the last thirty years in Europe and Eurasia including: Poland; Hungary; East Germany; Czechoslovakia; The Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; Serbia; Georgia.
Institutional Design In New Democracies: Eastern Europe And Latin America. Countries throughout Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe are moving from semi-closed to open economies and from authoritarian to democratic political systems/5(6).
Institutional Design In New Democracies. Institutional Design In New Democracies book. Institutional Design In New Democracies book. Eastern Europe And Latin America. By Arend Lijphart. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 October Pub. location New Cited by: The joint report of twenty-one social scientists who collaborated over two years under the name of the Group on East-South Systems Transformations (ESST) identifies the principal political and economic choices confronting new democracies in Southern and Eastern Europe and South America/5(2).
The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe brings together scholars specialising in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the major issues in the democratic make-up of the EU’s new member states.
The book covers the main dimensions of the state, and contributors discuss questions about the development of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. Book Description This book considers whether the potential of democracy following the end of the Cold War was diminished by technocratic, judicial control of politics in the new democracies of Central and Eastern Europe.
The book deals with the analysis of key political actors in the ‘new democracies’ from Central and Eastern Europe. It is focused on character of elites, particularly political ones, and their role in the process of societal change.
of the new democracies in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia have started engaging in such work. These countries, which were previously recipients of democracy assistance, represent a new generation of international democracy supporters. Their own political transitions give them ﬁ rsthandFile Size: 1MB.
Democracy in Eastern Europe. Introduction. After World War II, the Soviet Union sequestered most of Eastern Europe behind an Iron Curtain of communist rule. Then inpopular discontent toppled communist governments in rapid succession.
Political parties play a central, if not the central, political role in parliamentary democracies. They are also likely to play a key role in the establishment of new parliamentary democracies. This volume provides a systematic comparison of the democratic transitions in both Eastern and Southern Europe from this point of Edition: 1st Edition.
The book argues that due to the nature of the transition process from Soviet hegemony to national independence and from communist to democratic societies, and the unfinished process of nation-building in the region, the radical right in Eastern Europe is a phenomenon sui generis, both organizationally more fluid and ideologically more extreme.
The New Democracies in Eastern Europe presents a genuinely comparative perspective on the old and new party systems. Featuring detailed assessment and analysis of the situation in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, the volume draws upon research and opinion from a distinguished group.
Sheri Berman is the author of a new book, “ Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day,” that examines how democracy has emerged in Europe over the past couple.
"The New Democracies in Eastern Europe presents a genuinely comparative perspective on the old and new party systems. The New democracies in Eastern Europe: party systems and political cleavages. [Sten Berglund; Jan Åke Dellenbrant;] -- An account of the party systems that have evolved in Eastern Europe since the revolutions of the late s.
tendencies in all new democracies due to the global crisis, since the “Global back sliding in democracy ha s b een evident for some time” (EIU2). The titles of the Freedom Hou se.
The book deals with the analysis of key political actors in the new democracies from Central and Eastern Europe. It is focused on character of elites, particularly political ones. Democracy is weakening across Central and Eastern Europe as well as Eurasia amid the rise of Chinese and Russian influence, according to a new report by Freedom House, a .Initiation of new democratic institutions in Eastern Europe and Latin America / Barbara Geddes ; Electoral systems and electoral reform in Latin America / Dieter Nohlen ; Proportional representation versus majoritarian systems: free elections and political parties in Poland, / .