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Party Politics in New Democracies

Paul Webb and Stephen White (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The sister volume to a book called Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies, this book offers a systematic and rigorous analysis of parties in some of the world's major new democracies. ... More


The View from Central and Eastern Europe

Sten Berglund, Frank Aarebrot, and Jadwiga Koralewicz

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a macro‐level analysis of post‐Cold War attitudes to European Community integration within the CEE countries, and examines the extent to which these attitudes reflect ... More


Popular Support for Electing Women in Eastern Europe

Clyde Wilcox, Beth Stark, and Sue Thomas

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the demand for women in the legislatures of post-communist Central and Eastern Europe. There is currently little demand for female legislators, with a prevailing attitude in ... More


Political Support in East–Central Europe

Gábor Tóka

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the relevance for the new democracies of Eastern Europe of arguments about challenges to representative democracy in Western Europe, focusing on mass attitudes conventionally thought to ... More


Five Years After the Fall: Trajectories of Support for Democracy in Post‐Communist Europe

William Mishler and Richard Rose

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Assesses the trajectories and dynamics of public support for seven democratizing regimes in Central and Eastern Europe—Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and ... More


Political Parties in New Democracies: Trajectories of Development and Implications for Democracy

Paul Webb and Stephen White

in Party Politics in New Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a summary of the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that parties are no longer central to mobilizing political participation in either established or new ... More


Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

José María Maravall

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This study analyses the mutual relationship between politics and the economy. Focusing on the experiences of Southern and Eastern Europe, it examines the complex interdependence between democracies, ... More


The Political Economy of Democratization

JOSE MARIA MARAVALL

in Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter illustrates the economic picture of the countries of Southern and Eastern Europe after a regime change. It is argued here that the type of transition, although initially important in ... More


Conceptualizing the Institutionalization and Performance of Political Parties in New Democracies

Paul Webb and Stephen White

in Party Politics in New Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of political parties in established and recently transitional democracies, specifically those in Eastern Europe and Latin America. It then explains the framework ... More


The Economic Effects of Dictatorships

JOSE MARIA MARAVALL

in Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter casts an eye on the relation between politics and economy in authoritarian regimes. It studies the economic circumstances in Southern and Eastern Europe before democratization and ... More


Patterns of regional diversity in political elites’ attitudes

Mladen Lazić, Miguel Jerez-Mir, Vladimir Vuletić, and Rafael Vázquez-García

in The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether differences in attitudes toward the process of EU integration among members of political elites in various European countries are patterned and to what extent common ... More


Winning and Losing in Old and New Democracies

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the dimensions of losers’ consent in old and new democracies. We expect that losing has stronger negative effects in new democracies relative to mature democracies since losers have not yet ... More


Explaining Support for European Integration

Gábor Tóka, Andrija Henjak, and Radoslaw Markowski

in The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602346
eISBN:
9780191739163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602346.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter deals with the impact of citizenship attitudes on popular support for European integration, an issue that has been extensively investigated in previous research. The distinctiveness of ... More


Programs

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the second representational criterion — the extent to which parties produce coherent programs. The empirical focus is on differences between West and East. While there is ... More


Conclusion

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book concludes in two parts. First, the chapter addresses the ‘puzzle of equal congruence’. It suggests the similarity occurs because different mechanisms of representation operate across ... More


Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009

Nina Bandelj and Dorothy J. Solinger (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895977
eISBN:
9780199980116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the 20-year aftermath of the 1989 assaults on established, state-sponsored socialism in the former Soviet bloc and in China. It brings together prominent experts on Eastern Europe ... More


Introduction

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter outlines the main aim of the book — to assess and explain the extent to which political parties across Europe succeed in representing diverse voters. Two important features of the ... More


Choices

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the party representation model in light of its first criterion – that parties should present policy choices to voters. The conclusions that emerge from these analyses are ... More


The Relevance of Mass Party Organizations

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the party-level sources of party-voter agreement by focusing on the relevance of mass organizations, which have historically been the functional linchpin of the party ... More


Postsocialist Cleansing in Eastern Europe: Purity and Danger in Transitional Justice

Katherine Verdery

in Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895977
eISBN:
9780199980116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895977.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses forms of transitional justice in Eastern Europe after 1989, particularly those aimed at depriving communist-era officials of political roles in the new polities. It summarizes ... More


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