Post-Communist Democracy: The Impact of the European Union

  title={Post-Communist Democracy: The Impact of the European Union},
  author={D. R. Cameron},
  journal={Post-Soviet Affairs},
  pages={185 - 217}
  • D. R. Cameron
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Post-Soviet Affairs
  • The extent to which post-communist European and Eurasian countries have instituted democratic politics varies widely. The countries possessing the generally accepted attributes of a democratic polity are without exception members of the European Union and most of the countries that have moved in that direction in recent years are prospective members. This article examines the association between membership in the EU and the development of a democratic polity. It suggests the aspiration to… CONTINUE READING
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