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Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe$
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Will Kymlicka and Magda Opalski

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199248155

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2005

DOI: 10.1093/019924815X.001.0001

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Liberal Pluralism and Post‐Communism

Liberal Pluralism and Post‐Communism

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(p.109) 2.1 Liberal Pluralism and Post‐Communism
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Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?
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George Schöpflin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019924815X.003.0003

This paper explores the problems of liberal pluralism in post-Communist Central and South-Eastern Europe. It argues that the Anglo-Saxon analyses of post-Communism are hampered by the analysts’ own cultural baggage – the assumptions they make on the nature of democratic best practice. Central and South Eastern Europe will develop their own democratic norms, concepts, and patterns which will be unique and democratic. Deeper and more thoughtful assessments of the success and failure criteria of democracy are needed than those offered by Anglo-Saxon analysis.

Keywords:   liberal pluralism, Central Europe, South Eastern Europe, democracy, post-Communism

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