Democratization and the European Union : Comparing Central and Eastern European Post-Communist Countries
Examines the impact of the EU on the quality of democracy in eight post-communist countries: Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Serbia, Ukraine and Armenia. Considering both the political and legal aspects, this title focuses on inter-institutional accountability
eBook, English, 2010
Taylor & Francis, Hoboken, 2010
1 online resource (280 pages).
9780203851746, 9781282629608, 0203851749, 1282629603
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Preface; Introduction; Part I: Old 'new member states'; 1 Poland: EU driven democracy?; 2 Hungary: High hopes revisited; Part II: New 'new member states'; 3 Romania: A personalistic approach to accountability; 4 Bulgaria: The discontents and frustrations of a newly consolidated democracy; Part III: Potential candidate and neighbour countries; 5 Serbia in search of stability and accountability; 6 Albania and its struggle to consolidate democracy. 7 Ukraine: A constitutional design between faade democracy and effective transformation?8 Armenia: Constitutional design, accountability and European integration; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index