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Civil society in Central and Eastern Europe

Author: Sabine Fischer; Heiko Pleines
Publisher: Stuttgart : Ibidem-Verlag, [2010] ©2010
Series: Changing Europe, 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Civil society in Central and Eastern Europe
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sabine Fischer; Heiko Pleines
ISBN: 9783838260419 3838260414
OCLC Number: 874563602
Notes: Papers presented at a conference held on July 2009 in Ukraine.
Description: 1 online resource (174 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword Part I. Dissent Under Socialism 1. Smashing Concrete with Words. The Central European 'Dissidents', Their Representations and Discourses, by Kacper Szulecki 2. The Second Life of the Polish Art World in the Eighties, by Patryk Wasiak Part II. Civil Society and Ethnic Divisions. The Case of the Western Balkans 3. History and Memory. Media Discourse and the Construction of National Identities, by Tonci Valentic 4. Mapping the Ephemeral. Yugoslav Civic Activism and the 1990s Conflicts, by Bojan Bilic 5. External Democracy Promotion of Civil Society in Ethnically Fragmented Post-Socialist Countries, by Franziska Blomberg Part III. Finding One's Place in Civil Society. Examples from Russia 6. Walking the Tightrope. Russian Disability NGOs' Struggle with International and Domestic Demands, by Christian Fr hlich 7. Striving for Social Change. NGOs in the Field of HIV/AIDS, Drug Policy and Human Rights in the Russian Federation, by Ulla Pape Part IV. Civil Society After EU Accession 8. Differential Empowerment for Institutional Change. The EU's Impact on State and Non-State Actors in Eastern Europe, by Julia Langbein 9. The Introduction of Regional Self-Governance in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. EU Conditionality vis-a-vis Domestic Societal Pressures, by Senka Neuman Stanivukovic 10. German and Polish 'Memory from Below', by Lars Breuer Part V. Political Participation and Lobbying 11. Can Civil Society Play a Role in Foreign Policy? Societal Groups in the Czech Republic, by David Cadier 12. The (Un)Importance of Public Opinion in Educational Policy-Making in Post-Communist Ukraine. Education Policy 'Elites' on the Role of Civil Society in Policy Formation, by Olena Fimyar About the Authors
Series Title: Changing Europe, 7.
Responsibility: Sabine Fischer, Heiko Pleines (eds.).
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