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Evaluating International Influences on Democratic Development: Poland 1980-1989

July 2008

The case of Poland in the 1980s is an example of a successful democratic breakthrough with the endpoint defined, for the purposes of this paper, as the election of Tadeusz Mazowiecki­a Catholic...

Differential Impact of EU Enlargement on First and Second Wave Applicants: Europeanizing Political Parties in Poland and Bulgaria

June 2006

In addition to domestic political and economic restructuring, most of the former state-socialist countries opted to establish political and economic relations with "the West" as a step to make the...

Assessing the Quality of Democracy

December 2005

The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

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.

Democracy After Communism

December 2002

The last quarter of the twentieth century was marked by two dramatic political trends that altered many of the world's regimes: the global resurgence of democracy and the collapse of communism.

Change the Focus on Iraq

September 2002

PALO ALTO, CALIF.A year ago, a group of terrorists from Saudi Arabia and Egypt attacked the United States using box cutters as their weapons and citing extremist versions of Islamic fundamentalism...

Political Economy of Social Policy Reform in Russia, The: Ideas, Institutions, and Interests

December 1999

Beginning in 1993, left or communist successor parties have achieved electoral success in several postcommunist countries as critics of neo-liberal reform.

Skewed NATO Debate

October 1997

As the debate on NATO expansion moves to the more public and open setting of U.S.

Russia's Ominous Void

July 1997

For two years, opponents of NATO expansion have warned that inviting former Warsaw Pact countries into the alliance would bolster Russia's nationalist and Communist opposition forces.

Civil-Military Relations and Democracy

October 1996

How will civil-military relations affect efforts to consolidate new democracies in developing and postcommunist countries?

Democracy and Economic Reform: Tensions, Compatibilities, and Strategies for Reconciliation

March 1995

Five years after the dramatic fall of communism in Eastern Europe, there is an opportunity to evaluate the efficacy of different forms of liberalization.The most obvious and controversial...

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...

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Laura Jakli Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL