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Building civil society and democracy in New Europe

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Newcastle, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European Union,
  • Civil society -- European Union countries,
  • Civil society -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Democracy -- European Union countries,
  • Democracy -- Former Soviet republics,
  • European Union countries -- Politics and government -- 1989-,
  • Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Sven Eliaeson.
    ContributionsEliæson, Sven, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN40 .B83 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 359 p. ;
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22555351M
    ISBN 101847184650
    ISBN 109781847184658
    LC Control Number2008411637

    The book offers insights into more effective action in peacebuilding in light of the short-term negative effects that democratization can introduce. It is a thought-provoking work that seeks both to advance theory and to provide policy-relevant findings to facilitate more effective and durable transitions from war to democracy. ANNA Size: KB.   In March, Jean-Claude Juncker presented five future scenarios for the European Union. They failed to include ideas about how the EU could make its citizens happier, healthier or better off. Social Democracy in Europe. considerable progress has been made in building democracy in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. democracy, civil society, democratization, democratic. Direct Democracy The International IDEA Handbook participation of citizens in building democracy in an evolving society. Micheline Calmy-Rey Minister of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland. IV Preface namely civil society, non-governmental organizations and academics.


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