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Author World Congress for Central and East European Studies (5th :, : 1995 : Warsaw, Poland)

Title The experience of democratization in Eastern Europe : selected papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw, 1995 / edited by Richard Sakwa.

Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  947.00904 EXPE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 297 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Series Selected papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw, 1995.
Selected papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies ; Warsaw, 1995.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: The Democratic Experience / Richard Sakwa -- 2. Experiences of Democratisation: Elements of a Comparative Historical Framework / Arpad Szakolczai -- 3. Gorbachev's Bitter Draft: Failure to Achieve a New Union Treaty, 1988-91 / John Russell -- 4. Continuity and Change in Post-Soviet Historiography: The Case of Belarus / Rainer Lindner -- 5. Regionalism: An Underestimated Dimension of State Building in Ukraine / Grigory Nemiria -- 6. Elites of North-eastern Kazakhstan in a New Geopolitical Context, 1989-95 / Neil Melvin -- 7. Civil Society Endangered / Daniel N. Nelson -- 8. The Structuring of Party Systems in Postcommunism: The Roles of Political Process and Social Cleavage / Jack Bielasiak -- 9. The Changing Role of Local Government in the Post-communist Transformation / Michal Illner -- 10. Trade Unions and the Making of Civil Society in Russia / Valentin V. Peschanski -- 11. The Emerging Order: Bulgarian Experiences with Democracy / Roumen Daskalov.
12. Polish Responses to Global Challenges: The Geopolitics of Central and East European Transformation / Krzysztof Zielke -- 13. Cultural Difference: Russia's Putative Entry into the European Union / Judith Armstrong -- 14. The Emergence of Democracy in South Africa and Poland: A Comparative Experience / Ursula J. van Beek.
Summary Presents a broad cross-section of thinking about postcommunist developments in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Other author Sakwa, Richard.
Armstrong, Judith.
Subject Democracy -- Former Soviet republics -- Congresses.
Democracy -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics -- Congresses.
Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Congresses.
ISBN 0333711955 (series)
0312220650 (cloth)
0333695526 No price