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Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Ivana Markova (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ten chapters in this book are concerned with theoretical and empirical analyses of trust and distrust in post-Communist Europe after the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989. The contributors come ... More


Women's Representation in Post-Communist Europe

Richard E. Matland

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:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a synthesis of the findings of the case studies featured in this volume. It begins with an overview of the levels of representation in post-communist European states. It then ... More


Trust and Distrust in Old and New Democracies

Petr Macek and Ivana Marková

in Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Research on the transition of countries in post-Communist Europe towards democracy mostly indicates that there is more political and institutional trust in Western democratic countries than in the ... More


Diffuse Trust or Diffuse Analysis? The Specificity of Political Distrust in Post-Communist Europe

William L. Miller, Tatyana Y. Koshechkina, and ÅSE B. GRØDELAND

in Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Political theorists claim that political trust is located on the continuum that runs from blind faith to enforceable contract. Trust ‘as passion’ borders on blind faith, while trust ‘as calculation’ ... More


Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Peter Mair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book looks at how the evidence of change and stability in modern political parties and party systems is interpreted. The emphasis is on western European political parties. The primary focus of ... More


Introduction: Trust/Risk and Trust/Fear

Ivana Marková

in Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

It is not so long ago that Niklas Luhmann (1988) wrote that the study of trust has never been a topic in mainstream sociology, and others have echoed this claim with reference to other social ... More


Religion, welfare and gender: the post-communist experience

Siniša Zrinščak

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at the complex situation in post-communist Europe, where the transition from a command economy to a neoliberal system has created new forms of exclusion, with rudimentary or ... More


The difficult road to strategy

Mihai Varga

in Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 7 compares the trade unionism models dominating labor in the two different countries and extrapolates from this comparison to build a model that can be applied to most post-communist ... More


Theorizing transformation from a labour perspective

Mihai Varga

in Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The chapter maps the difficulties that post-communist workers face when attempting to collectively protect their rights and living standards. It reviews the literature on post-communist workers, and ... More


Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book’s main idea is to study why and how successful forms of workers’ interest representation could emerge in a hostile context. The post-communist context makes it difficult for workers and ... More


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