1st Edition

Democracy And Environmental Movements In Eastern Europe
A Comparative Study Of Hungary And Russia

ISBN 9780367160395
Published October 26, 2020 by Routledge
254 Pages

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Book Description

This book is concerned with environmental movements in Hungary and Russia. It gives considerable attention to political opposition under state socialism and the historical experience of democracy in the pre-socialist period. .

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. "A Little Bit to the East from the West and a Little Bit to the West from the East": Democratic Development in Hungary 3. The Historical Absence of a Democratic Tradition: the Case of Russia 4. Pluralism, Opposition and Civil Society in Soviet-Type Regimes: in Conceptual Debates and in Practice 5. Hungarian Environmental Movements: Case Studies and Analysis 6. Environmental Movements in Russia 7. Local and National Authorities Versus Environmental Movements: the Hungarian Case 8. Local and National Authorities versus Environmental Movements: the Russian Case 9. A Comparison of Russian and Hungarian Environmental Movements 10. The Relevance of Western Theories in Eastern Europe 11. Conclusion

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