Slovakia

Scholarly Publications

Defining and Domesticating the Electoral Model: A Comparison of Slovakia and Serbia

May 2006

The transitions to democracy in the postcommunist region over the past decade and one-half share a common dynamic, featuring the interaction between two sets of factors.

Transitions from Postcommunism

July 2005

The collapse of communism did not lead smoothly or quickly to theconsolidation of liberal democracy in Europe and the former SovietUnion.

Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries

December 1993

In response to scores of requests, this textbook edition of Political Culture and Democracy in Developing Countries has been abridged to convey the core arguments of the book in a format...

Old News

An Alliance That Really Works

November 2002

%people1% - The celebration in Prague should have been more raucous. The most successful alliance in world history has extended to corners of Europe unimaginable just a few years ago.

Fung on why technology hasn't revolutionized politics

March 2011

Archon Fung, Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at the Harvard Kennedy School, delivered the March 3 Liberation Technology seminar titled, Why Technology Hasn't Revolutionized...

Events

Why Technology Has Not Revolutionized Politics, but How It Can Give a Little Help to Our Friends

March 4, 2011

Information and communication technology platforms have transformed many aspects of modern life for many individuals around the world. They have revolutionized the realms of commerce, sociability,...

Between Clientelism and Reform: Why Electricity Undermines the Lebanese State

October 26, 2011

This Arab Reform and Democracy research seminar will examine Lebanon’s failure to reform the electricity sector against the background of elaborate networks of client-patron relations, failing...