Democracy and democratization : post-communist Europe in comparative perspective / John D. Nagle and Alison Mahr.

Providing a wide ranging overview of the processes of democratisation in post-communist Europe, this text places the transitions in these states within a broad European and global context.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nagle, John D.
Other Authors: Mahr, Alison.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1999.
Series:Sage politics texts.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1.
  • Theoretical and Historical Backgrounds for Democratization.
  • 1.
  • The Democracy Project and the Development of Comparative Politics.
  • 2.
  • Historical Legacies of Regional Democratization
  • pt. 2.
  • The Emerging Politics of the New Democracies.
  • 3.
  • Conceptualizations of Transition: Early Dichotomies and Evolving Complexities.
  • 4.
  • Civil Society: Using the New Freedoms.
  • 5.
  • Concepts of Economic Restructuring.
  • 6.
  • Interest Group Articulation in Post-Communism.
  • 7.
  • Political Party Formation and Electoral Competition.
  • 8.
  • Elites and Citizens: Elite Democracy and Citizen Participation
  • pt. 3.
  • Regional and International Contexts of Democratization.
  • 9.
  • Regional Comparisons of Democratization: Southern Europe
  • Lessons from Another European Region.
  • 10.
  • Structuring Executive Power in Emerging Democracies: Warnings from Latin America.
  • 11.
  • Economics First, Then (Maybe) Politics: The Challenge of the East Asian Model.
  • 12.
  • East-Central Europe, the EU and Globalizing Capitalism: What Kind of Democratization, What Kind of Democr.