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by Klaus Von Beyme

ePub Transition to Democracy in Eastern Europe (Advances in Political Science, an International Series) download
Author:
Klaus Von Beyme
ISBN13:
978-0312158842
ISBN:
031215884X
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Palgrave Macmillan (April 1, 1997)
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Politics & Government
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This is the first comprehensive study of the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe which includes the processes in party-formation, political culture-building, and economic transformation, and to differentiate between areas and countries.

Transition to democracy in eastern europe. Advances in Political Science: An International Series. Conceptual and theoretical developments in the discipline, and their explication in various settings, represent the special focus of the series

Klaus Gustav Heinrich von Beyme (born July 3, 1934 in Saarau, Germany) is Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Heidelberg.

Klaus Gustav Heinrich von Beyme (born July 3, 1934 in Saarau, Germany) is Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Heidelberg. Following the German Abitur in Celle in 1954, from 1954 to 1956 Beyme initially began his studies towards a career as a publisher. Thereafter, from 1956 to 1961, he studied Political Science, History, History of Art and Sociology at the Universities of Heidelberg, Bonn, Munich, Paris and Moscow.

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Political science is presented with an unprecedented case of democratic transition in Eastern Europe with a set of societies that are said to have been atomized by party state organs and without the other formal preconditions for transition to liberal democracy. The article surveys current writings and theories on transition to see whether they fit the East European cases.

To understand what is happening in Central and Eastern Europe today we need to be discriminating in a choice of paradigms. European concep-tions of democracy as having a socio-economic as well as political dimension are more relevant than formalist American definitions. previous Page is not a valid page number. Please enter a number between and.

In Eastern Europe, the whole post-Soviet area, the pervasive division is. .Thirdly, in both parts of Europe the one single domain of democracy that is both normatively most appreciated and highly valued in terms.

In Eastern Europe, the whole post-Soviet area, the pervasive division is between the two Christian traditions – Orthodox and Western. The second hypothesis advanced most prominently by David Ost hints at possible disappointment with elites and their irresponsiveness to the essential preferences of crucial social groups in society. Thirdly, in both parts of Europe the one single domain of democracy that is both normatively most appreciated and highly valued in terms of its daily performance is ‘free and fair elections’, that is the distinct aspect considered to be the absolute necessary condition for treating a regime as democratic.