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Europe's burden : promoting good governance across borders

Author: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2020. ©2020
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"There is one country in the world which is everybody's dream: Switzerland. The small Alpine Republic is universally perceived as the world's highest achievement in democracy, human rights, the rule of law and economic competitiveness. The end results of such achievements, of course, are prosperity and happiness, for which Switzerland also leads in global charts. Legend has it that some inner Swiss qualities have  Read more...
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Mungiu-Pippidi, Alina,
Europe's burden
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
(DLC) 2019028547
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
ISBN: 9781108472425 1108472427 9781108459662 1108459668
OCLC Number: 1117317816
Description: xiv, 314 pages : charts ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The blueprint; 2. The concepts; 3. Theories of change; 4. Doctrine and practice; 5. Old Europe: stagnation and decay; 6. The new and the hopeful; 7. The quest for the rest; 8. Europe's choices; Works cited; Index.
Responsibility: Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.

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Mungiu-Pippidi investigates the efficacy of the European Union's promotion of good governance through its funding and conditionalities both within EU proper and in the developing world. For students  Read more...

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