Governing New European Democracies
Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 2007. First Edition, Hardcover. New. 9781403994042 Available Now. Book Description: Governing New Democracies is a fully comparative study of decision-making processes in the cabinets of ten post-communist countries of East-Central and South-Eastern Europe. It is based on interviews collected from over 300 ministers to such questions as how far do cabinet members participate in cabinet meetings, how do they assess their prime ministers, how do they relate to their departments and to the civil servants under them. Thus, this book provides the first comprehensive panorama of life in cabinet governments from those who are the main actors in these institutions. : Review: 'Governing New European Democracies provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the changing political decision-making processes of "New Europe"...will become one of the standard texts in its field.' - Hortenzia Hosszu, Central European Political Science Review : About the Author: JEAN BLONDEL was first Professor of Government at Essex in 1964 and became Professor of Political Science at the European University Institute, 1985-94. He is now Professional Fellow at the Institute and Visiting Professor at the University of Sienna, Italy. He was awarded the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science for Lifetime Achievement in political science in 2004. : FERDINAND M?LLER-ROMMEL is Professor for Comparative Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of L?neburg, Germany.: DARINA MALOVA is Professor of Political Science at the Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. Size: 14 x 1.6 x 21.6 cm. 254 pages. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Politics & Government; ISBN: 1403994048. ISBN/EAN: 9781403994042.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Cabinet system -- Europe, Eastern, Representative government and representation -- Europe, Eastern, Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern, Democracy -- Europe, Eastern, Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-, Dewey: 320.9437 Politics & G