Democratizing Central and Eastern Europe: Successes and failures of the European Union

1st Edition

Luca Tomini

Routledge
Published February 7, 2017
Reference - 180 Pages - 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138716643 - CAT# Y325110
Series: Democratization Studies

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $56.95

USD$45.56

SAVE ~$11.39

Currently out of stock
Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

At first, it was believed that accession to the EU would have a positive effect on the process of democratization in former communist countries. However, over time it became clear that difficulties with the democratic system endured in a number of these countries.

This book reconsiders the results of the process of democratization in Central and Eastern Europe and evaluates the nature and effectiveness of the Europeanization process. It comparatively explores the process of democratic consolidation and accession to the European Union in Poland, Slovakia and Bulgaria. Using these case studies, the book assesses the impact of the EU on the accountability and integrity of governments in this part of Europe.

This text will be of key interest to scholars and students of democratization studies, European studies, EU studies, transition studies, area studies, and international relations.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title