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From solidarity to geopolitics : support for democracy among postcommunist states, Tsveta Petrova, Harriman Institute, Columbia University

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From solidarity to geopolitics : support for democracy among postcommunist states
Title
From solidarity to geopolitics
Title remainder
support for democracy among postcommunist states
Statement of responsibility
Tsveta Petrova, Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book theorizes a mechanism underlying regime-change waves, the deliberate efforts of diffusion entrepreneurs to spread a particular regime and regime-change model across state borders. Why do only certain states and nonstate actors emerge as such entrepreneurs? Why, how, and how effectively do they support regime change abroad? To answer these questions, the book studies the entrepreneurs behind the third wave of democratization, with a focus on the new eastern European democracies - members of the European Union. The study finds that it is not the strongest democracies nor the democracies trying to ensure their survival in a neighborhood of nondemocracies that become the most active diffusion entrepreneurs. It is, instead, the countries where the organizers of the domestic democratic transitions build strong solidarity movements supporting the spread of democracy abroad that do. The book also draws parallels between their activism abroad and their experiences with democratization and democracy assistance at home"--
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Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petrova, Tsveta
Dewey number
320.947
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JN96.A58
LC item number
P478 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democratization
  • Democratization
  • New democracies
  • Post-communism
  • European Union
  • Europe, Eastern
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / International
Label
From solidarity to geopolitics : support for democracy among postcommunist states, Tsveta Petrova, Harriman Institute, Columbia University
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Regime-change waves and eastern EU democracy promotion; 2. Exporting the revolution: why only some eastern EU new democracies support democratization abroad; 3. From solidarity to survival: the motivations behind eastern EU civic democracy promotion; 4. An improved domestic and international order?: The rationales behind eastern EU official democracy promotion; 5. A new generation of democracy promoters?: Eastern EU approaches to democracy promotion; 6. Conclusion: making a difference?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 214 pages
Isbn
9781107049987
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014009753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 4460633-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4460633
  • (Sirsi) o876833362
  • (OCoLC)876833362
Label
From solidarity to geopolitics : support for democracy among postcommunist states, Tsveta Petrova, Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Regime-change waves and eastern EU democracy promotion; 2. Exporting the revolution: why only some eastern EU new democracies support democratization abroad; 3. From solidarity to survival: the motivations behind eastern EU civic democracy promotion; 4. An improved domestic and international order?: The rationales behind eastern EU official democracy promotion; 5. A new generation of democracy promoters?: Eastern EU approaches to democracy promotion; 6. Conclusion: making a difference?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 214 pages
Isbn
9781107049987
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014009753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 4460633-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4460633
  • (Sirsi) o876833362
  • (OCoLC)876833362

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