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The Construction of Participatory Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

John E. Bonine

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with some thoughts on participatory democracy, discusses various sources of influence advocating public participation, and gives some history of the public participation ... More


Rights-Based Constitutional Review in Central and Eastern Europe

Wojciech Sadurski

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The post-communist states of Central and Eastern Europe have embraced, almost without reservation, the power of constitutional courts to strike down legislation under constitutional charters of ... More


The Political Rights of National Minorities: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe

Gwendolyn Sasse

in Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter places the issue of minority rights in the wider legal and theoretical context of rights and classifies them as political rights. Drawing on the experience of Central and Eastern Europe, ... More


The Role of Political Rights in the Democratization of Central and Eastern Europe

Jiří Přibáň and Wojciech Sadurski

in Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Political terror had not vanished from the region of Central and Eastern Europe by the 1970s and 1980s, but was limited and exercised only against a tiny minority of dissident groups and human rights ... More


In the Vanguard of Abolition

Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

in The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228478
eISBN:
9780191696329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228478.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the stance taken by the countries that have been in the vanguard of the abolitionist movement: Western Europe and Australasia, Eastern Europe, countries of the former Soviet ... More


Introduction

Wojciech Sadurski

in Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The issue of political rights is universal, but each historical moment imparts upon the discussion of those rights its own special concerns. This book has been written at a time when two phenomena ... More


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