Table of contents for Developments in Central and East European politics 3 / edited by Stephen White, Judy Batt, and Paul G. Lewis.


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PART ONE: ANATOMY OF A DIVERSE REGION
I Introduction: Defining Central and
	Eastern Europe Judy Batt
	Irrepressible Diversity
	The 'Lands in Between': A Geopolitical Predicament
	'Catching Up' with Europe - the Problem of
		Statehood
	Bearing the Brunt of European Power Politics
	The 'Return to Europe'
2 Poland Frances Millard
	The Transition to Postcornmunism
	Elections and Governments
	The 1991 Election and Problems of
		Government Formation
	1993 and the Victory of the Successor Parties
	The Return of Solidarity
	The Election of 2001
	Institutions and State-Building
	Issue and Policies
3 The Czech Republic and Slovakia
		Kieran Williams
	From Velvet Revolution to Dissolution
	The New States' Institutions and Party Systems
	Common Problems in Separate States
4	Hungary Mark Pittaway
	Postcommunist Patterns of Government
	Current Issues
5 The Balkans since 1989: The Winding Retreat from National Communism Tom Gallagher
Contested and Stalled Transitions 
The Economic Context of Fragile Transitions 
The Corrosive Effects of War 
Ethnic Autocracies: A Comparison of the Serbian and Croation Regimes 
EU Efforts to Stabilize the Balkans 
Shortcomings of the International Approach 
Nationalism, Democracy and Crossnational Politics
6 Ukraine and Post-Soviet Europe: Authoritarian Consolidation or Renewed Reform? Andrew Wilson
 Historical Background and Independence from the USSR 
Politics in Independent Ukraine 
Dilemmas and Choices 
Conclusion
PART Two: THE FRAMEWORK OF POLITICS
7 Executive Leadership: Presidents and Governments	
	Ray Thras
Models of the Political Executive	
Factors Shaping the Structure of Executive Power	
The Background of Central and Eastern
	European Leaders
Conclusion
8 Structures of Representation: The New
Parliaments of Central and
Eastern Europe PetrKopecky
Institutional Origins and Profile
Parliaments and Representation
Executive-Legislative Relations
Internal Structures and Procedures
Conclusion
9	Political Parties Paul G. Lewis
	Functions and Origins of Political Par-ties
	The Nature of the CEE Party Spectrum
	Party Structure and Organization
	Conclusion
10	Elections and Voting Behaviour Krzysztof Jasiewicz
Seats and Votes: The Politics of Electoral Reform
Patterns of Voting Behaviour
11 Constitutional Engineering in Central and Eastern Europe Klaus von Beyme 
Aspects of Constitutional Engineering in
Central and Eastern Europe 
The Efficient Parts of the Constitution: Regime-Building in Central and Eastern Europe 
The Dignified Parts of the Constitution: Human and Civil Rights
Protection of Rights and Constitutional Courts
Conclusion
PART THREE: ISSUES OF PUBLIC POLICY
12	Managing Transition Economies
George Blazyca
The Washington Consensus
Transition Experiences
Unresolved Issues - Policy Dilemmas
13	Changing Societies: Class and Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe Terry Cox Long-Tenn Social Structural Changes:
Stratification and Mobility
Social Change in the Postcommunist Transition
Declining Standards of Health and Quality of Life
Conclusion
14 The Implications of EU Enlargement
		Heather Grabbe
	The Accession Process So Far: Travelling Hopefully
	The Differential Impact of Enlargement Across
		Central and Eastern Europe
	New Dividing Lines in Europe: The Impact of
		EU Border Policies
	Conclusion
PART FOUR: CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
15 Democratization in Central and Eastern Europe: A Comparative Perspective Geoffrey Pridham
Regime Change Trajectories and the Prospects for Democratic Consolidation
Looking to the Future: A New Comparative Politics of Europe?
Further Reading
Bibliography
Index
 

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