Politics, Power And The Struggle For Democracy In South-east Europe by Karen DawishaPolitics, Power And The Struggle For Democracy In South-east Europe by Karen Dawisha

Politics, Power And The Struggle For Democracy In South-east Europe

EditorKaren Dawisha, Bruce Parrott

Paperback | June 13, 1997

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In this volume, leading specialists on Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia/Montenegro, Albania, Bulgaria, and Romania, examine the challenge of building democracy in countries riven with conflict, and focus on oppositional activity, political cultures that often favor strong presidentialism, the struggle for economic reform, and basic societal trends.
Karen Dawisha was born Karen Hurst in Colorado Springs, Colorado on December 2, 1949. She studied Russian politics at the University of Colorado at Boulder and received a doctoral degree at the London School of Economics. She taught at Miami University in Oxford from 2000 until her retirement in September 2016. She wrote or co-wrote se...
Title:Politics, Power And The Struggle For Democracy In South-east EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.1 inPublished:June 13, 1997Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521597331

ISBN - 13:9780521597333


Table of Contents

1. Introduction: perspectives on postcommunist democratization Bruce Parrott; 2. Democratization and political participation: research concepts and methodologies Karen Dawisha; Part I. The Former Yugoslavia: 3. Embattled democracy: postcommunist Croatia in transition Leonard J. Cohen; 4. Bosnia-Hercegovina: a case of failed democratization Steven L. Burg; 5. A failed transition: the case of Serbia Nicholas J. Miller; 6. Democratization in Slovenia - the second stage Sabrina Petra Ramet; 7. The Republic of Macedonia: finding its way Duncan M. Perry; Part II. Albania, Bulgaria and Romania: 8. The process of democratization in Albania Nicholas Pano; 9. Democratization and political participation in 'postcommunist' Bulgaria John D. Bell; 10. Romanian exceptionalism? Democracy, ethnocracy and emerging pluralism in post-Ceausescu Romania Vladimir Tismaneanu.