Democracy and Security in Central Europe A Comparison of the Czech Republic and Slovakia in NATO Enlargement

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Like counterparts across Central and Eastern Europe, known collectively as ombudspersons, Bodnar is   For Democracy’s Sake assesses such efforts in post-cold war Central Europe through extensive field research, a rare series of workshops in which Central Europeans knowledgeable about democracy efforts participated, and the author’s own experience as a foundation executive.

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Keno Verseck, an expert for this region, believes that German media companies bear co-responsibility for this development.

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Completing a free trade deal with the Brexited United Kingdom would give that kind of signal. In the name of strengthening democracy in Central Europe, Biden’s clueless policies would undermine democracy and NATO, functioning of democracy in Europe is just as important as resolving the euro/economic c risis ” (Stratulat and Ivan2; s ee also Boulin-Ghica ).

In general, there has been recently a Get this from a library. Civil society, democracy, and markets in East Central Europe and the NIS: problems and perspectives: briefing of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

[United States. Congress. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.] “ Democracy’s Defenders is a welcome and valuable addition to our everexpanding volume of knowledge of the role of American diplomacy behind the Iron Curtain and particularly in Czechoslovakia This book presents a topical, holistic assessment of the European Union’s democracy promotion in South-East Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, analyzed through the Normative Power Europe (NPE) framework of transnational policy formation through three scholarly ://   At the end of the twentieth century, many believed the story of European political development had come to an end.

Modern democracy began in Europe, but for hundreds of years it competed with various forms of dictatorship. Now, though, the entire continent was in the democratic camp for the first time in history. But within a decade, this story had already begun to :// This volume presents a shared effort to apply a general historical-institutionalist approach to the problem of assessing institutional change in the wake of communism's collapse in Europe.

It brings together a number of leading senior and junior scholars with outstanding reputations as specialists in postcommunism and comparative politics to address central theoretical and empirical issues ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1.

Introduction / Gabor Soos and Gabor Toka Country Report --Hungary: Report on the State of Local Democracz in Hungary / Gabor Soos and Judit Kalman Country Report --Latvia: Indicators of Local Democracy in Latvia / Inga Vilka, Maris Pukis and Edvins Vanags In a new book, Democracy in Central Asia: Competing Perspectives and Alternative Strategies, Mariya Y.

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There was a deeply held assumption that, when the countries of Central and Eastern Europe joined NATO and the European Union inthese countries would continue their positive democratic and economic transformation.

Yet more than a decade later, the region has experienced a steady decline in democratic standards and governance practices at the same time that Russia’s economic engagement   Democracy and Enlargement in Post-Communist Europe presents the principal findings of a unique in-depth study of the birth of democracy and the market economy in fifteen post-Communist countries.

Haerpfer analyses and compares the information collected by the New Democracies Barometer public opinion surveys to provide an overview of the process of democratization across Central and Eastern ://   The 12th PERC Summer School “Democracy and freedoms in Europe and Central Asia” took place in Budapest, Hungary, on July.

In his opening speech PERC President Irakli Petriashvili spoke about challenges to the freedom of association and democracy in the region, growing inequalities and gender gaps, and called all unions to be vigilant and pro-active to prevent further erosion of 2 days ago  The numbers settling in Central and Eastern Europe have been relatively small.

But immigration plays into wider societal concerns about demography in many post-socialist ://   Changing configurations of national elites are shaping the prospects for democracy in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. There are three broad possibilities: (1) increasingly unchecked and violent power struggles between elites, with regimes oscillating between democratic and authoritarian forms; (2) restrained elite competitions in accordance with democratic game rules and tacit   This book seeks to inject fresh thinking into the debate on democratic deterioration in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), viewing ‘democratic backsliding’ through the prism of a range of cases beyond Hungary and Poland, to redress the imbalance in current scholarship.

Over the past decade a consensus has emerged that democracy in CEE is sharply deteriorating, perhaps even ‘backsliding   Get this from a library. Human rights, democracy, and integration in South-Central Europe: hearing before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, J [United States.

Congress. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.]   Democracy and Social Policy illustrates how social policies can aid democratic transitions that are highly polarized, those that involve both political and market liberalization, and those that occur in deeply divided multiethnic societies.

They improve the security of citizens, contribute to social solidarity, encourage disadvantaged groups to Communist nostalgia and the consolidation of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 21(3) September   Civil Society, Democracy and Markets in East Central Europe and Newly Independent States Nations in Transit - DOI link for Nations in Transit -   On Ma GMF released in Bratislava the book: Reclaiming Democracy: Civil society and Electoral Change in Central and Eastern Europe.

The book is devoted to recent democratic changes in post-communist countries. The release was opened by editors of the book, Pavol Demes and Joerg Forbrig, followed by comments by Martin Butora who authored the chapter on :// Ineffectual pro-democracy noises were, therefore, left to be made only by the likes of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the European Union or the United Nations Development Programme.

The sermons were summarily ://   The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe brings together scholars specialising in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the major issues in the democratic make-up of the EU’s new member states.

The book covers the main dimensions of the state, and contributors discuss questions about the development of democracy in Central and   This book is a joint project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and Erste Foundation of Austria, and it was edited by GMF's Joerg Forbrig, Program Officer, and Pavol Demeš, Director for Central and Eastern Europe.

Table of Contents. Václav Havel: Preface; Joerg Forbrig and Pavol Demeš: Introduction book review Gender, institutions and political representation: reproducing male dominance in Europe's new democracies by Cristina Chiva, London, Palgrave Macmillan,pp, € (hardcover), ISBN Democracy promotion is an established principle in US and EU foreign policies today, but how did it become so.

This comparative study explores the promotion of democracy, focusing on exponents from emerging democracies alongside more established Western models, and investigates the impact of democratic interests on foreign :// The dramatic decline of democracy in East-Central Europe has attracted great interest world-wide.

Going beyond the narrow spectrum of the extensive literature on this topic, this book offers a comprehensive analysis of ECE region - Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia - from systemic change in to to explain the reasons of the collapse of ECE democratic systems in Visegrad Insight is the main Central European platform of debate and analysis that generates future policy directions for Europe and transatlantic partners.

It was established in by the Res Publica Foundation – an independent think tank in Warsaw with its flagship Polish language publication Res Publica Nowa and the New Europea This book draws upon leading scholars and practitioners from the RECON project (Reconstituting Democracy in Europe) to frame and analyse a range of institutional realms and policy fields, including constitutionalisation, representative developments, gender politics, civil society and public sphere, identity, and security and :// Democracy on the Precipice - Council of Europe Democracy Debates () Democracy is well-established and soundly practiced in most European countries.

But despite unprecedented progress, there is growing dissatisfaction with the state of democracy and   On Jthe U.S.

Helsinki Commission held a briefing on “Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: Renewing the Promise of Democratic Transitions.” This briefing followed a series of roundtable discussions and other events earlier in the year relating to this region, demonstrating the Helsinki Commission’s interest in Central and Eastern ://.

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The collection is newly edited with a thematic focus on the rise of populism and also includes in text-form previously unpublished material from Social Europe ://Democracy is in crisis and unaccountable flows of money are helping to destroy it. Peter Geoghegan’s new book, ‘Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics’, charts how secretive money

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