Young and old in post-communist agrarian societies that remain poor and underdeveloped (such as albania, moldova, and azerbaijan), for the same reasons that apply to other low-income societies around the world. Post-communist countries established the closest relations with the european union and benefited from european aid and moni- toring, institutional and knowledge transfers, foreign investment. The post-communist polities, the democracy scores for hungary, slovenia, and the three baltic states are unchanged after 1991 for these reasons, we have used other measures of the extent and. 2 the number of post-communist countries in europe is higher than the number of western european countries: there are 22 post-communist countries which are members of the council of europe, the largest pan-european organization.
This article presents a framework for the analysis of regime change in post-communist eastern europe it examines two competing approaches, the legacies of the past and the imperatives of liberalization, as alternative causal factors shaping the trajectories of regime change the article. Democracy and enlargement in post-communist europe: the democratisation of the general public in 15 central and eastern european countries, 1991-1998 by christian w haerpfer routledge, 2002. Methodology and data in order to analyse the evidence on electoral violence from post-communist europe, we focus on the qualities of electoral processes throughout the region based on data from the nelda database.
Post-communist russia and eastern europe: a select bibliography english publications a russia that we: views of russia's political forces on the future of ukraine and the cis and views of ukraine's political forces about russia. Communist era legacies on post-communist political values and behavior, including a set of mechanism by which these effects can be transmitted and a set of particular values and behaviors in regard to which we expect legacy effects may be particularly important. Even after the communist regime in eastern europe fell 25 years ago, political and social unrest continued to plague the region the newly independent countries of bosnia-herzegovina and croatia, which had previously been part of yugoslavia, struggled to establish a democratic government and create a new identity. Focusing on the gap between democratic ideals and performance, three european academics study the common experience and even more common perception of the corrupt behavior of bureaucrats in post-communist ukraine, bulgaria, slovakia, and the czech republic. Post-communism is the period of political and economic transformation or transition in former communist states located in parts of europe and asia in which new governments aimed to create free market-oriented capitalist economies.
How communism took over eastern europe after world war ii 20 years or 30 years before europe is communist this post appears courtesy of radio free europe/radio liberty. Transnational catholicism in post-communist europe is a pathbreaking work, which will set the style for studies of comparative politics in the future tim byrnes has succeeded in integrating general theoretical perspectives and broad historical trends with a sensitive, nuanced understanding of the importance of national and local circumstances. It was midsummer, 1937, when hitler and goebbels went to call on the infamous entartete kunst, or degenerate art, exhibition in munich in a memorable photograph of that grip and grin, a connoisseur wearing prim specs stands immediately behind and to the left of his fuhrer, pointing to. The weakness of civil society in post-communist europe more than a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet citizens of post-communist countries are still far less likely to join. Electoral systems and political transformation in post communist europe assesses the influence of electoral systems on political change in twenty post-communist european states between 1990 and 2002.
Post-communist countries unite highly recommend this event presentation with exhibition, screening and discussion of the hp archívum project realized by the students of the university of theatre and film arts budapest in 2013. The countries of central and eastern europe have experienced a lot of changes at the end of the 20th century, including changes in the health care systems and especially in primary care. What role do legacies of past mobilization under late communist rule play in the success of the radical right parties in eastern europe this article considers two major legacies: the legacy of national-accommodative communism and the legacy of patrimonial communism. Chapter 9 states and religions in post-communist europe giovanni barberini it is necessary to devote a special consideration, for reasons that will be explained, to those states of central and eastern europe that have recently become members of the european union. Over a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet citizens of post-communist countries are still far less likely to join voluntary organizations than people from other countries and.
This is the first book providing a comprehensive and systematic empirical assessment of the post-communist welfare states in central and eastern europe in the context of their western european counterparts. The post-communist countries are the most rapidly changing societies of europe and asia for insight into this twenty-first century revolution, there is no better source than problems of post-communism. Demokratizatsiya: the journal of post-soviet democratization 5, no 4 (1997): 536-42 weihe, thomas and horst rödinger, eds russia and the west, opportunities for a new partnership: 131st bergedorf round table, june 24th-26th, 2005, potsdam/berlin. A leading observer of the often baffling world of post-communist europe, tismaneanu shows that extreme nationalistic and authoritarian thought has been influential in eastern europe for much of this century, while liberalism has only shallow historical roots.
The eastern bloc was the group of socialist states of central and eastern europe, generally the soviet union and the countries of the warsaw pact the terms socialist bloc, communist bloc and soviet bloc were also used to denote groupings of states aligned with the soviet union, although these terms might include states outside eastern europe. Post-communist europe although the topic, data, theory, and methods of this book are of wider relevance for comparative politics, the speciﬁc project focuses on the re. Countries from 1989 to 2009 their data comprise the largest dataset on volatility in post-communist europe and represent a valuable contribution to the existing literature.
Evidence from post-communist economies ruziev et al sources of productivity differentials in manufacturing in post-transition urban south-east europe.