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Post-Soviet civil society democratisation in Russia and the Baltic States by Anders Uhlin

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Published by New York in Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Former Soviet republics,
  • Former Soviet republics.

Subjects:

  • Democratization -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Civil society -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Post-communism -- Former Soviet republics,
  • Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnders Uhlin.
SeriesBASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European Studies ;, 25
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJN6531 .U35 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3394069M
ISBN 100415368049
LC Control Number2005004827

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  It argues that, contrary to the expectations of Western aid donors, who promoted civil society on the assumption that democratization would follow from the establishment of civil society, democratic regimes have failed to materialize, and, moreover, a backlash has emerged in various post-Soviet : Armine Ishkanian. The Development of Civil Society in Post-Soviet Russia. The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe More than a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet citizens of post-communist countries are still far less likely to join. Book Description This volume considers the challenges of democracy building in post-Soviet Armenia, and the role of civil society in that process.