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The Resource The quality of democracy in Eastern Europe : public preferences and policy reforms, Andrew Roberts, (electronic resource)

The quality of democracy in Eastern Europe : public preferences and policy reforms, Andrew Roberts, (electronic resource)

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The quality of democracy in Eastern Europe : public preferences and policy reforms
Title
The quality of democracy in Eastern Europe
Title remainder
public preferences and policy reforms
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How does democracy work in the new democracies of Eastern Europe? Do the people actually rule as one would expect in a democracy or do the legacies of communism and the constraints of the transition weaken popular control? This book presents a framework for conceptualizing and measuring democratic quality and applies this framework to multiple countries and policy areas in the region. It defines democratic quality as the degree to which citizens are able to hold leaders accountable for their performance and keep policy close to their preferences. Its surprising conclusion, drawn from large-N statistical analyses and small-N case studies, is that citizens exercise considerable control over their rulers in Eastern European democracies. Despite facing difficult economic circumstances and an unfavorable inheritance from communism, these countries rapidly constructed relatively high-quality democracies--
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Roberts, Andrew
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge books online
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  • Democracy
  • Political participation
  • Government accountability
  • Europe, Eastern
Label
The quality of democracy in Eastern Europe : public preferences and policy reforms, Andrew Roberts, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511757365
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
PART I - CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS 2 - Assessing the Quality of Democracy PART II - STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 3 - Electoral Accountability 4 - Mandate Responsiveness 5 - Policy Responsiveness PART III - CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 6 - The Politics of Pension Reforms 7 - The Politics of Housing Reforms PART IV - IMPLICATIONS 8 - Explaining Democratic Quality 9 - Conclusions
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CR9780511757365
Extent
1 online resource (252 pages)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780521110334
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)638859747
Label
The quality of democracy in Eastern Europe : public preferences and policy reforms, Andrew Roberts, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511757365
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
PART I - CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS 2 - Assessing the Quality of Democracy PART II - STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 3 - Electoral Accountability 4 - Mandate Responsiveness 5 - Policy Responsiveness PART III - CASE STUDY ANALYSIS 6 - The Politics of Pension Reforms 7 - The Politics of Housing Reforms PART IV - IMPLICATIONS 8 - Explaining Democratic Quality 9 - Conclusions
Control code
CR9780511757365
Extent
1 online resource (252 pages)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780521110334
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)638859747

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