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La question démocratique en Europe de l’Est

Robert Bideleux

La question démocratique en Europe de l’Est

Swansea University Author: Robert Bideleux

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This chapter provides a summary analysis of the main trajectories, successes and setbacks of democratization in Europe's post-Communist states between 1989 and 2009, as well as a critical appraisal of the preponderance of astonishingly naive, complacent and simplistic unilinear conceptions of &...

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Published in: La question démocratique en Europe de l’Est
Published: Auxerre, France Éditions Sciences Humaines 2010
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa13145
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Abstract: This chapter provides a summary analysis of the main trajectories, successes and setbacks of democratization in Europe's post-Communist states between 1989 and 2009, as well as a critical appraisal of the preponderance of astonishingly naive, complacent and simplistic unilinear conceptions of 'democratic transition' and 'democratic consolidation' in the vast literature on post-Communist democratization.
Keywords: Post-Communist democratization, democratic transition, democratic consolidation, concentration of wealth and power
College: College of Arts and Humanities