The Consolidation Of Democracy In East-central Europe by Karen DawishaThe Consolidation Of Democracy In East-central Europe by Karen Dawisha

The Consolidation Of Democracy In East-central Europe

EditorKaren Dawisha, Bruce Parrott

Paperback | June 13, 1997

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This book brings together distinguished specialists on the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania), Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. Particular attention is paid to the process of party formation, electoral politics, the rooting of civil society, and the impact of economic reforms on the emergence of interest groups.
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:The Consolidation Of Democracy In East-central EuropeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:412 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:June 13, 1997Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521599385

ISBN - 13:9780521599382


Table of Contents

1. Introduction: perspectives on postcommunist democratization Bruce Parrott; 2. Systemic change and political outcomes Karen Dawisha; 3. Democratic consolidation in Poland after 1989 Andrew A. Michta; 4. Party politics and political participation in postcommunist Hungary Rudolf L. Tökés; 5. The experience of the Czech Republic David M. Olson; 6. Democratization and political participation in Slovakia Sharon L. Wolchik; 7. The case of Latvia Andrejs Plakans; 8. Democratization in Lithuania Richard J. Krickus; 9. Democratization and political development in Estonia, 1987-95 Toivo U. Raun; 10. Conclusion Karen Dawisha and Bruce Parrott.

Editorial Reviews

'... the utility of the volume lies in its ... high quality and well-informed descriptions of key aspects of the democratisation process in a large number of cases.' Ellen Comisso, University of California, San Diego