The Politics of Central Europe
This book provides a thorough introduction to East Central Europe and its renewed emergence since the momentous changes in the former Soviet bloc.
By carefully differentiating between Central Europe, East Central Europe and the Balkans, (ac)Attila Agh shows how the term `Eastern Europe' was a political misnomer of the Cold War. Drawing on theories of democratization to develop a common conceptual and theoretical framework, this textbook is the first to place the political and social changes of this complex region in a genuinely comparative perspective.
Through broad thematic sections the student is shown how to distinguish between processes of democratization and redemocratization, transition and transforma
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AN INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW
TRANSFORMATION IN EAST CENTRAL
The Triple Transition and Nationbuilding
Political Culture and Electoral
The most important political parties of East Central Europe