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Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Jan Zielonka and Alex Pravda

Abstract

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. This volume analyses the external parameters of democratic consolidation in 13 European countries: how different international actors and various economic, cultural, and security types of transnational pressures have shaped democratic politics in the region. The aim is to contrast a set of democracy theories with empirical evidence accumulate ... More

Keywords: civil society, conditionality, democracy, democratic consolidation, democratization, Eastern Europe, institutional engineering, international actors, post‐communism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199244096
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/019924409X.001.0001

Authors

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Jan Zielonka, editor
European University Institute
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Alex Pravda, editor
St Antony's College, Oxford
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Introduction

Alex Pravda

Part I Comparative Perspectives

8 Attitudes Towards the West, Democracy, and the Market

Stephen Whitefield and Geoffrey Evans

Part II National Perspectives