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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (3): 245–255.
Published: 17 July 2018
..., unlikely without sustained pressure from civil society. In the absence of empirical analyses, scholars and practitioners have, therefore, assumes that civil society plays an unequivocally positive role in anticorruptionism. In this article, we challenge this dominant assumption. Instead, we show that...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (1): 19–26.
Published: 01 February 2018
...John Ishiyama; Lia Mezvrishvili; Nina Zhgenti We examine whether the existence of civil society in Georgia has promoted social and institutional trust in the population. As much of the literature suggests, Georgia is different from its neighbors in that civil society development is more advanced...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (3): 207–220.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Susan Stewart; Jan Matti Dollbaum The authors compare civil society development in Russia and Ukraine in recent years in terms of civil society’s structure and relationships with the state and the broader society. They find major differences in 1) the treatment of civil society by state actors and...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (2): 113–123.
Published: 11 May 2017
... and impact of civil society within Georgian politics and society has remained limited. © 2017 The Regents of the University of California. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Europeanization Civil society Georgia Eastern...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2016) 49 (3): 201–206.
Published: 09 July 2016
...Timofey Agarin © 2016 The Regents of the University of California. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Citizen participation Postcommunist Europe Civil society Democratization Protest Development ernment, which...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2016) 49 (3): 219–231.
Published: 08 July 2016
...Petra Guasti The main focus of this article is the role of organized civil society in facilitating citizen engagement in Central and East European new EU member states after the EU accession and the recent economic crises. Using international comparative methodologies and data this article analyses...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2016) 49 (3): 207–217.
Published: 04 July 2016
...Vera Axyonova; Fabienne Bossuyt Over the years, civil society empowerment has become an integral part of the European Union’s (EU) external and internal governance as a way to advance democracy and enhance citizen participation. While there has been increasing scholarly attention to the instruments...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2016) 49 (3): 255–267.
Published: 30 June 2016
... “between elections”. The paper tries to take a snapshot of the KOD movement and to examine it in the context of civil society concept. The paper argues that the KOD movement is located between civil and political society on the one hand. On the other hand, it draws strongly on the symbolism of the civil...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (3-4): 409–419.
Published: 30 October 2014
...Kirsti Stuvøy Embodying a state vision of how civil society ought to function and be designed by the authorities, Public Chambers in Russia have been criticized as means of state control. This state dominance is the starting point in this article, which asks what room to manoeuvre a regional Public...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2012) 45 (3-4): 233–242.
Published: 11 October 2012
... experiences also seems to be an important factor that helps a group to evoke a favorable response toward its actions among broad circles of the general public. For those doing scholarly research, to interpret the development of civil society in Russia mainly in terms of the struggles of human rights groups...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2011) 44 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Janet Elise Johnson; Aino Saarinen The article assesses civil society in Putin’s Russia through the lens of the small social movement working against gender violence. Based on questionnaires distributed to movement organizations in 2008–2009, we find significant retrenchment among the NGO segment...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2009) 42 (1): 1–21.
Published: 13 March 2009
... robustness of civil society. A possible consequence of this provocative finding would be re-evaluating the well-established concepts in social sciences. © 2009 The Regents of the University of California. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 2009 The Regents of the University of...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2008) 41 (3): 359–374.
Published: 23 July 2008
... deprived areas of the city. © 2008 The Regents of the University of California. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 2008 The Regents of the University of California Post-communist cities Decline Revitalization Urban planning Urban policy Civil society private...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (3): 315–342.
Published: 13 August 2007
... forced to accept cohabitation with leaders of the previous regime. This article argues that despite internationally acclaimed civic mobilisation, civil society's weakness seriously affected the three revolutionary processes. These were in fact initiated, led, controlled, and finally subordinated by...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2003) 36 (4): 405–426.
Published: 01 December 2003
... address: jolanta.aidukaite@sh.se (J. Aidukaite). Baltic States Social policy Distributive justice Civil society Communist and Post-Communist Studies 36 (2003) 405 426 From universal system of social policy to particularistic? The case of the Baltic States Jolanta Aidukaite BEEGS, University...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2001) 34 (1): 27–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
...David W. Lovell The citizens of postcommunist states have relatively low levels of trust in their basic political institutions. This paper argues that to consolidate the advances towards civil society and democracy particular attention must be paid to strengthening trust. Trust requires not just...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2000) 33 (3): 355–377.
Published: 01 September 2000
... approach of non-governmental women’s and labour groups towards the Party-state. This focus on women’s and labour groups provides more general insights into the emergence of civil societies, public spheres and corporatism in China. In particular, the contradictory implications of the divergent evolutionary...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (1998) 32 (1): 1–21.
Published: 15 December 1998
... hierarchy to free enterprise anarchy—could await China. Both countries have lacked institutions of civil society that could stabilize the country if central authority collapses. Another alterative would be a return to regionalism, spurred by economic and ethnic differences within China. Some PRC leaders...