Democracy and Enlargement in Post-Communist Europe

The Democratisation of the General Public in 15 Central and Eastern European Countries, 1991-1998

By Christian W. Haerpfer

© 2004 – Routledge

180 pages

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pub: 2002-08-29
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About the Book

Democracy and Enlargement in Post-Communist Europe presents the principal findings of a unique in-depth study of the birth of democracy and the market economy in fifteen post-Communist countries. Haerpfer analyses and compares the information collected by the New Democracies Barometer public opinion surveys to provide an overview of the process of democratization across Central and Eastern Europe.

This is an extremely valuable resource and will be useful for all those interested in the European Union, comparative politics and democracy and the Communist legacy. It contains data from Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

About the Author

Christian W. Haerpfer is Director of the Centre for Strategic Development at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna and teaches Political Science at the University of Vienna. He is an academic consultant for the European Commission, the British and Romanian Federal Government in Central and Eastern European affairs.

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Routledge Advances in European Politics

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