Last edited by Aralkis
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | History

7 edition of The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe found in the catalog.

The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe

  • 280 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political economy,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Europe,
  • Russia,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Civil society,
  • Democratization,
  • Non-governmental organizations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7713160M
    ISBN 100521011523
    ISBN 109780521011525


Share this book
You might also like
Worldwide action in education

Worldwide action in education

STONE ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY LTD.

STONE ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY LTD.

Principles of Statistical Inference

Principles of Statistical Inference

Parish councils and the mission of the Church.

Parish councils and the mission of the Church.

Latin Americas Economic Development

Latin Americas Economic Development

Suggested methods and standards for testing and verification of electromagnetic buried object detectors

Suggested methods and standards for testing and verification of electromagnetic buried object detectors

memorandum on the London Docklands Development Corporation, August 1985

memorandum on the London Docklands Development Corporation, August 1985

Cyclopedia of biblical, theological and ecclesiastical literature

Cyclopedia of biblical, theological and ecclesiastical literature

History of the Indian tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs

History of the Indian tribes of North America, with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs

Report and accounts.

Report and accounts.

theatre of Roger Planchon.

theatre of Roger Planchon.

Thermal stress

Thermal stress

Impressionist and modern art

Impressionist and modern art

Conduct of the Scottish Parliament and local government elections 6 May 1999

Conduct of the Scottish Parliament and local government elections 6 May 1999

An account of the British Aid Programme

An account of the British Aid Programme

The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe by Marc MorjГ© Howard Download PDF EPUB FB2

The work analyzed here, Marc Morje Howard's The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe, is a laudable exception. Its strengths are contrastive cases, precise comparisons, careful conceptualizations, effective operationalizations, clear logic, and elegant prose."Cited by: Cambridge Core - Comparative Politics - The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe - by Marc Morjé Howard Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: embodied in voluntary organizations – and it seeks to explain why post-communist civil society is distinctively weak, characterized by low levels of organizational membership and participation by ordinary citizens.

The assertion that civil society is weak throughout post-communist Europe de-mands evidence and explanation. The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe Marc Morjé Howard Over a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet citizens of post-communist countries are still far less likely to join voluntary organizations than people from other countries and regions of the world.

The Weakness of Post-communist Civil Society Argument In the wake of the democratic revolutions ofit was commonly asserted that communism had wiped out any traces of a genuine civil society, and that the legacy of.

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 voluntary organizations than people from other countries and regions of the world.

Whydopost-communistcitizensmistrustandavoidpublicorganiza-tions. Book review of Marc Morje Howard, The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe. It evaluates the implications of the weakness of post-communist civil society for democracy in the region and argues that while the weakness of civil society certainly does not portend democracy's demise, it does suggest that post-communist democracy will remain unsettled and somewhat troubled in the foreseeable by: 5.

Full Description: "Seeks to explain the weakness of civil society in the countries of post-Communist Europe. Increased concentration after reading the book The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist our crazy Internet world, attention is focused on millions of people in different directions at the same time, because we perform a number of tasks every day.

In his widely-cited article and book The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe, Marc Moije Howard (, ) addresses the question why over a decade after the collapse of communism citizens of post-communist Eastern and Central European countries are less likely to join voluntary associations and engage actively.

The weakness of grassroots movements and civil society in Eastern Europe is indicated among the reasons of welfare state retrenchment, as citizens cannot effectively oppose the imposition of. The Weakness of Civil Society in Post‐Communist Marc Morjé York: Cambridge University Press, Pp.

xiii+ $ (cloth); $ (paper). The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe. Over a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet citizens of post-communist countries are still far less likely to join voluntary organizations than people from other countries and regions of the s: 1.

The work analyzed here, Marc Morje Howard's The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe, is a laudable exception. Its strengths are contrastive cases, precise comparisons, careful conceptualizations, effective operationalizations, clear logic, and elegant prose."/5(14).

Survey results suggest these figures are inflated: for western European, union density drops from percent with self-reported figures to percent using survey data (see fig. However, according to survey data the density rates for post-communist countries not only drop, Author: Christiane Olivo.

Making sense of the “weakness” of post-communist civil society: the case of organized civic advocacy in the Czech Republic. Jiří Navrátil. [email protected] Paper prepared for 7th ECPR General Conference, Sciences Po, Bordeaux, 4 - 7 September Draft version, please do not cite.

Some post-communist countries possess vigorous public spheres, and active civil society organizations strongly connected to transnational civic networks able to shape domestic policies.

Following the calls by Anheier () and Bernhard and Karakoç () we adopt a multidimensional approach to the measurement of civil by: 2. Howard's first book, The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe, was published by Cambridge University Press inand it received three awards—one by the American Political Science Association, another by the organization Independent Sector, and the third from the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. The weakness of civil society in post-Communist Europe. [Marc Morjé Howard] -- Over a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet post-communist citizens are still far less likely to join voluntary organizations than people from other countries.

He is the author of the book, The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe. He also wrote The Politics of Citizenship in Europe, in Howard is the author of the forthcoming book Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism, which will be published by Oxford University Press in Education: Yale University (B.A., ), University of.

The weakness of civil society in post-Communist Europe. [Marc Morjé Howard] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews:. This article contributes to a growing literature critiquing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as civil society in post-communist Europe. From the perspective of the Czech environmental movement, although over a decade of foreign assistance and know-how transfer has resulted in a tier of professional NGOs that have obtained political influence at the elite level, these organizations have Cited by:   The book maintains that political protest, or contentious politics, should be included under a broad and positive development of associational activity in the l Society.

Contentious Politics in Post-Communist Europe is a fascinating study, and will be of interest to scholars of Eastern European politics and history. today a regular and periodic policy in Central and Eastern Europe. The most important features of the post-totalitarian heritage are elements missing - the rule of law and civil society institutions.

The actions of communist regimes have created mistrust in important institutions of society [10]. As proof, in September ,File Size: KB. Now for the first time there is a comparative study of civil society and democratization across post-Soviet national borders. Acknowledging the enormous variation throughout the region, the book offers unique data on developments in Russia, Estonia, Latvia and by: The development of civil society has varied greatly across the former Soviet Union.

The Baltic states have achieved a high level of integration with the West and European Union membership, while some regions in Russia lag far behind.

Now for the first. This book presents a selection of recent research on the general theme of civil society and social capital. In particular, it brings together in one volume a selection of articles that have helped to take the debate forward on the relation between social capital and democratisation and on the role and political strength or weakness of civil society in post-communist countries.

The literature on civil society in postcommunist regimes highlights its weakness as compared with civil society in other democracies. In this article the authors make a general argument on how different patterns of antecedent dictatorship affect the development of civil society across a Cited by: 6Marc Morjé Howard, The weakness of civil society in post-Communist Europe (Cambridge, U.K.

; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, ); Gabriel Badescu, and Paul Sum, “Historical Legacies, Social Capital and Civil Society: Comparing Romania on a Regional Level,” Europe-Asia Studies. 57 1File Size: KB. This chapter provides an overview of civil society efforts to promote Romanian post-communist transitional justice since by surveying methods such as lustration (the banning of communist decision makers from post-communist public life), court trials launched against communist perpetrators, ordinary citizens’ access to the files compiled Cited by: 6.

Contentious Politics in Post-Communist Europe Petr Kopecky, Cas Mudde This volume makes a significant contribution to the debate about the development of post-communist civil society by focusing on its alleged 'dark side', i.e., on the groups that are excluded from 'civil society' on both conceptual and normative grounds.

Postcommunist Civil Society in Comparative Perspective MARC MORJÉ HOWARD C¡vil society continues to thrive as an object of study in postcommunist Europe, as in most other regions of the world.

Much of the literature on post-communist civil society, however, stresses its relative weakness. Recent studies suggest that civil society in the postcommunist countries is significantly weaker than in other types of democracies, old or new.

The Weakness of Postcommunist Civil Society. Marc Morjé Howard; Issue Date January Volume 13 Issue 1 Page Numbers Central and Eastern Europe. Share. Further Reading. Volume   1.

Research by Bădescu et al.( Bădescu, G., Sum, P. and Uslaner, E. Civil society development and democratic values in Romania and Moldova. East European Politics & Societies, 18(2): –[Web of Science ®], [Google Scholar]) in a post-communist context indicates that there are higher levels of social capital among NGO activists than in society at by:   Presentation by Lavinia Stan, Associate Professor at St.

Francis Xavier University in Canada: "Civil Society and Post-Communist Transitional Justice: The Romanian Case" during the. This book argues that the weakness of civil society in the post-Soviet Caucasus is a result not only of post-communist political and economic problems, but also of the effects of historical legacies.

These influence both formal and informal civil societies and weaken the countries' ability to Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Grzegorz Ekiert - Democratization and Civil Society in Postcommunist Europe "Democratization and Civil Society in Postcommunist Europe." Post-Communist Europe's Economic Transformation.

Post-communism is the period of political and economic transformation or "transition" in former communist states located in parts of Europe and Asia in which new governments aimed to create free market-oriented capitalist economies.

Post-Communist Europe poses a theoretical puzzle for students of democracy. There is a large body of political science literature that argues that civil society is not only good for democracy but critical for democratic deepening. While civil society is generally regarded as an essential feature of stable democracy, twenty years after the collapse of communism, post-communist civil society is.

2 Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe post-communist europe Although the topic, data, theory, and methods of this book are of wider Russia, Post-Communist Europe, and the Geopolitics of Eurasia Tubilewicz's focus is specifically on Taiwan and post-Communist Europe.implications of this paper for further research on post-communist lustration.

Civil Society in Post-communist Europe The weakness of civil society in the ECE states has generally been accepted in the literature (HowardBarnes ), and the most common explanation is structural.

Every.comparative international research of the post-communist civil societies. Howard used the level of membership in formal voluntary association as the indicator for assessing the vitality of the civil society.

After applying this criterion to his research, Howard concluded that the Russian civil society is weak in the post-communist period.