Essays about: "post-communist"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the word post-communist.

  1. 1. Post-Authoritarian Trust: How Democratic Backsliding Affects Trust In Institutions In Post-Communist Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Wilgotsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Democratic Backsliding; Trust In Institutions; Poland; Hungary; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the fall of the Soviet Union, multiple countries in central and eastern Europe have gone through a democratization process yet trust in institutions have remained low in these countries. Now Poland and Hungary are experiencing a democratic backsliding and autocratization and still trust in institutions remain low but stable. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electoral gender quotas in post-communist societies: Evidence from Polish municipalities

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Ellen Wallin; [2021]
    Keywords : electoral gender quotas; local politics; discontinuity-in-differences; Poland;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the short-term effects of a legislative gender quota in candidate lists using evidence from local elections in Poland. In the context of open lists systems, quotas were introduced in 2018 in municipalities with proportional representation (over 20,000 inhabitants). READ MORE

  3. 3. Living by Rails- Developing Cultural Identity in the Post-communist Country

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Daniela Salvová; [2020]
    Keywords : brownfield regeneration; brownfield; sustainable redevelopment; urban regeneration; cultural identity; cultural heritage; fall of communism; post-communist country; urban changes after 1989; Prague after 1989; Prague brownfields; Prague; Czech Republic; urban design; architecture; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The fall of communism in East-Central European countries brought various changes in the political, economic and social sphere influencing urban structures of cities. The transition from industrial to commercially oriented cities has left a trace in the form of abandoned brownfield sites. The thesis project is mostly research-based. READ MORE

  4. 4. Civil society in the post-communist EU states : Is democratic backsliding affecting CSO presence, access, and funding  at the EU level?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Wåhlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The EU enlargements in 2004 and 2007 welcomed post-communist states in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as member states of the union. This influx of new CEE member states not only changed the power dynamics of the EU, but it also highlighted institutional contrasts between the old fifteen member states (EU-15) and those from the CEE region. READ MORE

  5. 5. Why Women Take to the Streets of Minsk : An Interview Study of Female Protesters' Motivations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mathilda Gustafsson; [2020]
    Keywords : authoritarian regime; Belarus; collective incentives; motivations; political participation; protest; protest movement; selective incentives; social movement; women.;

    Abstract : While there are numerous examples of research investigating who would protest and why, the research fields of social movements and political participation have not done enough to understand the motivations of women in protest. Nor are there enough studies of the mobilisation of women in anti-regime protest in a post-communist context. READ MORE