2 edition of Political elites in East Central Europe found in the catalog.
Political elites in East Central Europe
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-224).
|LC Classifications||JN96.A58 G34 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||231 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||231|
|LC Control Number||2009284132|
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 Cited by: All journal articles featured in East European Politics vol 36 issue 2. Log (not so) surprising longevity of identity politics: Contemporary challenges of the state-society compact in Central Eastern Europe. Spymposium: The (not so) surprising longevity of identity politics: Contemporary challenges of the state-society compact in Central.
South-east Asia books Extras > IndyBest > Books > Non-Fiction Books 8 best books on European politics. or will spend years in the Balkans trying to get through to central and western Author: Brad Davies. The comparative studies concerning the political systems of European countries have been developed in recent decades. There is a small number of comparative works dealing also with the Union’s members from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), i.e.: Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania.
The educated elite in East-Central Europe associated the nation state with socio-economic and political progress. Yet the nation had to be (re-) created first for the nation state as agent of modernization to follow. Mitteleuropa (pronounced [ˈmɪtl̩ʔɔʏˌroːpa]), meaning Middle Europe, is one of the German terms for Central Europe. The term has acquired diverse cultural, political and historical connotations. The Prussian vision of Mitteleuropa was a pan-Germanist state-centric imperium, an idea that was later adopted in a modified form by National Socialist geopoliticians.
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This monograph is a major survey of East Central European (ECE) political elites, concentrating on Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. The book is grounded within classic elite theory slightly adapted to ECE by: 7. Political Elites in East Central Europe Book Description: This monograph is a major survey of East Central European (ECE) political elites and concentrates on Czech Republic.
Their behaviour as political elites is as much responsible for the failures and successes of the new democracies as their institutional designs and constitutional reforms.
This book provides a comparative examination of representative elites and their role in democratic development in post-communist Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
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Central and East European Politics should be on the shelves of all scholars and students of the region. -- Tim Haughton, University of Birmingham Wolchik and Curry’s much anticipated updated edition of Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy could not come at a better time.
The region of Central and Eastern Europe remains a mystery that needs further inspection and 5/5(1). The present paper is concerned with the issue of local leadership in the countries of East-Central Europe. Concretely, it constitutes an attempt at examining the outlook, i.e.
the profile and the role, of the local political elites in East-Central Europe, with a special emphasis on small-to-medium sized communities.
The main argument put forward is that the disparities in the outlook and Cited by: 2. The volume contains sixteen essays on aspects of the development of commercial, ecclesiastical, noble and military elites in the Romanian Principalities, Poland-Lithuania, the Ionian Islands and the Ottoman Balkans.
A bibliography of research on political elites in East Central Europe can be obtained from European Political Science by contacting Jackie Gordon (@). 1 András Bozóki is Associate Professor in Political Science at the Central European University, : András Bozóki. the elites.
Third, I mention a few conditions that circumscribed elite changes in the post-socialist societies. Fourth, I lament a bit about the reasons why have we avoided the question of the quality of elites up to now.
Finally, I raise a few problems of opera-tionalization and related questions. Normative and descriptive elite approaches. The Foundations of Geopolitics: The Geopolitical Future of Russia is a geopolitical book by Aleksandr book has had a large influence within the Russian military, police, and foreign policy elites and it has been used as a textbook in the Academy of the General Staff of the Russian military.
Its publication in was well-received in Russia and powerful Russian political figures Author: Aleksandr Dugin. elites in the western Balkans and Central Europe are best placed, having access to rich archives, while in the case of elites in the lands north of the Danube, the archives are.
Combining engaging narrative with analytic power, this book presents the past and present of East Central Europe in the larger context of the political and economic history of the Continent. The central theme of the book is best summarized by the familiar French proverb that the more things change the more they are the same.
For while the historical experience of East Central Europe in the. Get this from a library. Elites and politics in Central and Eastern Europe ().
[Judith Pál; Vlad Popovici;] -- "The volume deals with the evolution and metamorphoses of the political elite in the Habsburg lands and the neighbouring countries during the.
The volume contains sixteen essays on aspects of the development of commercial, ecclesiastical, noble and military elites in the Romanian Principalities, Poland-Lithuania, the Ionian Islands and the Ottoman Balkans. A hard copy of the book is. 'Political Elites', first published inreviews the literature on the role of elites in politics.
It deals with both the 'classic' elite theorists - Mosca, Pareto, Michels, Burnham and C. Wright Mills - and with many of the empirical and theoretical works on elites by modern political scientists and g: East Central Europe. Political developments in Eastern Central Europe (ECE) question political achievements connected to Europeanisation.
This paper outlines reasons for growing populism and nationalism of ECE political elites. The author argues that political elite behaviour is a main cause for populist and nationalist by: 7. Most elites and mass publics in the postcommunist countries of Central and Eastern Europe came to take democratic elections for granted during the s.
Reasonably fair and free elections produced one or more government alternations in the Baltic republics, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, and by: 5.
The only textbook to provide a complete introduction to post Central and Southeast European politics, this dynamic volume provides a comprehensive account of the collapse of communism and the massive transformation that the region has witnessed.
It brings together 23 leading specialists to trace the course of the dramatic changes accompanying democratization.
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unified set of values and attitudes (different for elites and mass) - elites are typically closer to the ideology than citizens (not oligarchs in Ukraine tho) - democratic political culture (political elites and citizens supportive of democracy) is an important component of a thick democracy.
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Political Elites, Public Opinion and Democratic Processes* With Steve Wood. View by: 3.The only textbook to provide a complete introduction to post Central and Southeast European politics, this dynamic volume provides a comprehensive account of the collapse of communism and the massive transformation that the region has witnessed.Political elites, usually, are ‘functionally distinct elites’; namely, ‘those who make or influence state decisions are members of the political elite’.1 However, in Central Europe this functional differentiation has never reached the classical Weberian distinction among elites, because the state has remained powerful in the economy and vice by: 1.