1st Edition

Consolidating Democracy In Poland

ISBN 9780367004606
Published May 23, 2019 by Routledge
288 Pages

USD $150.00

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Book Description

This book describes the features of Poland's democratic system: political institutions, parties, elections, and leaders that have shaped the transition from communism. It examines the Walesa phenomenon and the uneasy relationship between the presidency, parliament, and the prime minister.

Table of Contents

0. Introduction: Approaches to Democratization 1. Historic Discontinuities: Dynasties, Republics, Partitions 2. The Functioning of the Communist Regime 3. Crises of the Communist System 4. Coalition Formation and Crisis Resolution 5. Democratic Structures of the Third Republic 6. Socioeconomic Development, Foreign Policy, and the International Political Economy

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