Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe: Volume 2

International and Transnational Factors (Oxford Studies in Democratization)

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  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / Democracy

Edition Notes

ContributionsJan Zielonka (Editor), Alex Pravda (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9338061M
ISBN 10019924409X
ISBN 109780199244096

This major book analyzes recent transitions to democracy and market-oriented economic reforms in Eastern Europe and Latin America. Drawing in a quite distinctive way on models derived from political philosophy, economics, and game theory, Professor Przeworski Cited by: Subject: Democratic consolidation Subjects: Democratic consolidation The countries of Central and Eastern Europe have been struggling to devise approaches to political economy that can bring stability, prosperity, and a measure of equality in a world dominated by global finance and exchange. April , Vol Issue 2 Books in. Geoffrey Pridham has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings. Geoffrey Pridham’s most popular book is Nazism , Volume 1: The Rise to Power Grzegorz Ekiert is Professor of Government at Harvard University, Director of Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and Senior Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. His teaching and research interests focus on comparative politics, regime change and democratization, civil society and social movements, and East European politics and societies.

Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe: : Professor Juan J. Linz, Professor Alfred Stepan: Libros en . The collective volume Democratization and Democratic Consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe (10) represents such an attempt to resist the shortcomings of democracy and democratization processes and to stand for further improvements and corrections.   The crisis of liberal democracy is Europe-wide, but it has assumed an especially intense form in Central and Eastern Europe. Vol Issue 2 Change in Uganda: Museveni’s Machinations. in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia-has given rise to a wide-ranging debate about the hard choices concerning economic re- structuring, economic institutions, and economic markets.' A similar de- bate has focused on democratic political institutions and political markets.

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This is the second volume in a two‐volume series on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe. The series focuses on three major aspects of democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe: institutional engineering, transnational pressures, and civil society.

Synopsis This is the second volume in a two-volume series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe.

The first volume focused on the issue of institutional engineering. Part of a series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe, this second volume provides a country by country examination of the specific experience of the democratic transitions experienced by the states of Eastern Europe.

This book provides an unprecedented country-by-country examination of the specific experience of the democratic transitions experienced by the states of Eastern Europe.

It concentrates on the influence of the international environment on these fledgling democracies. This second volume in a series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe analyzes the external parameters of such a consolidation in thirteen Eastern European countries.

It explores how different international actors and various economic, cultural, and security types of transnational pressures have shaped democratic politics in the region, especially over the last decade.

This is the second volume in a two-volume series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe. The first volume focused on the issue of institutional engineering. This second volume analyses the external parameters of democratic consolidation in thirteen Eastern European countries: how different international actors and various economic, cultural and security types of transnational pressures have shaped democratic politics Format: Paperback.

"This is an important volume by two major scholars on a central topic--one of broad interest to people in comparative politics, to those interested in democracy, and to regional specialists on Southern Latin America and on Central and Eastern Europe.

The book willunquestionably be a major contribution to the literature on constructing democratic governance."--Abraham F. Lowenthal, University of. Linz, Juan, Alfred Stepan and Richard Gunther () ‘ Democratic Transition and Consolidation in Southern Europe, with Reflections on Latin America and Eastern Europe ’, in Richard Gunther, Nikiforos Diamandouros and Hans-Jürgen Puhle (eds), The Politics of Democratic Consolidation: Southern Europe in Comparative Perspective, Baltimore.

Opinion Vol. XXI,(l-2),pp. 6 and 7. events in Eastern Europe, the end of the cold war and the near irrelevance of old allies of the ideological blocs, the new emphasis on political pluralism, good governance, accountability, and The crisis of democratic consolidation in Zambia.

democratic consolidation in eastern europe: old wine in new bottles. Maximilian Spinner 1 European Political Science volume 4, pages – ()Cite this article. 54 Accesses. 2 Citations. Books reviewed: Post-Communist Democratization: Political Discourses across Thirteen Countries John S.

Dryzek and Leslie Templeman Holmes (Cambridge Cited by: 2. See for example the volume by Jan Zielonka and Alex Pravda (eds), Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe, Vol.2, International and Transnational Factors, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ). Pevehouse (note 3) pp, Cited by: The Media and Democratic Consolidation in Post-Communist Eastern Europe Svetlozar A.

Andreev Centre for the Study of Democracy/ University of Westminster 1. Introduction It is not insignificant that the role of mass media is today analysed alongside that of such major institutions as parliaments, executives, political parties and elections. This. Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors, Alex Pravda, Jan Zielonka () Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe, Kathleen A.

Montgomery, Richard E. Matland () Party Politics in New Democracies, Paul Webb, Stephen White. (). Communist nostalgia and the consolidation of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics: Vol.

21, No. 3, pp. Cited by: Synopsis. This is the first volume in a series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe. The series focuses on three major aspects of democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe: institutional engineering, transnational pressures and civil society.

This first volume analyses constraints onand opportunities of institutional engineering in Eastern Europe: to what extent and how elites in Eastern Europe have been able to shape, if not manipulate, the politics of democratic. Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation contains the first systematic comparative analysis of the process of democratic consolidation in southern Europe and the southern cone of South America, and it is the first book to ground post-Communist Europe within the literature of comparative politics and democratic theory/5(13).

Democratic Consolidation in South Africa Democratic Consolidation in South Africa By Shauna Mottiar, EISA, January By Shauna Mottiar, EISA, January It has been noted that of the three basic political processes of democratisation - authoritarian break down, democratic transition and democratic consolidation, the last is the least studiedFile Size: 51KB.

Schmitter P.C., Guilhot N. () From Transition to Consolidation. In: Dobry M. (eds) Democratic and Capitalist Transitions in Eastern Europe. The GeoJournal Library, vol Cited by: 3.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Democratic consolidation in post-transitional settings: Notion, process, and facilitating conditions.

In S. Mainwaring, G. O'Donnell, & J. Valenzuela (Eds.), Issues in democratic consolidation: The new South American democracies in comparative perspective (pp. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press. Google ScholarCited by: Plausible theory, unexpected results: The rapid democratic consolidation in central and eastern Europe Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This volume—the first in a series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe—examines the constraints and opportunities of institutional engineering in Eastern Europe. The aim is to contrast a set of democracy theories with empirical evidence accumulated in Eastern Europe over the last ten : $ However, it is clear that nostalgia is more closely related to dissatisfaction with the present system's ability to produce output than to genuine non-democratic values.

Communist nostalgia and the consolidation of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics: No 3Cited by: 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 t. Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: the State of the Art, special section of Eastern European Politics and Society, Vol. 27, No. 3 (), Jacques Rupnik, co-editor.

Media and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, special issue of International Journal of Press/Politics, Vol. 17, No. 4, (), Paolo Mancini, co-editor. Since their classic volume The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes was published inJuan J.

Linz and Alfred Stepan have increasingly focused on the questions of how, in the modern world, nondemocratic regimes can be eroded and democratic regimes crafted. In Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation, they break new ground in numerous areas.

They reconceptualize the /5(90). This article offers a sober view on the democratic consolidation process, emphasizing that a decline from democratic politics may happen at any moment.

For one, defective democracies in Southeastern Europe are exposed to nationalism and populism, suffering from weak institutional performance and a burdensome communist by: 1.

Books; Journals; Additional Products; Titles No Longer Published by Brill; Librarians. Elite Power Games and Democratic Consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe in The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review.

Authors: Elite Power Games and Democratic Consolidation in Central and Eastern Europe in The Soviet and Post-Soviet by: 3. of two issues of The International Journal of Sociology (, vol. 36, nos. 2 and 3) entirely devoted to consolidation of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe on the basis of research conducted in eleven countries in and fifteen countries in.

eastern Europe, Latin America, and other regions where the global trend toward The Politics of Democratic Consolidation, the first volume of what is expected to be well as in a separate book.5 The editors' thinking about democratic consolidation is.Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe: Volume 1: Institutional Engineering (Oxford Studies in Democratization) This is the first volume in a series of books on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe.

The series focuses on three major aspects of democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe: institutional engineering.The authors conclude that in independent states with long records of political instability and authoritarian rule, democratic consolidation requires the achievement of elite 'consensual unity' - that is, agreement among all politically important elites on the worth of existing democratic institutions and respect for democratic rules-of-the-game.