Political Loyalty and the Nation-State examines the gradual weakening of the state's ability to order the political allegiances of its subjects. At the focal centre of the book lies the question of the extent to which it is possible to invest political principles, such as the rules and procedures...
Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge
This collection examines the escalation of the Kosovo conflict to a full-scale war. It looks at its origins, background and the implications of the conflict: the myths, history and perceptions of the post-1989 crisis and the situation after the start of NATOs 1999 bombing campaign....
Published June 1st 2001 by Routledge
This book addresses the nature of factionalism in parties that are created or rebuilt after a period of dictatorship. It maintains that, while party leaders often view factions in negative terms as divisive, factional behaviour can also be constructive. The volume brings together detailed case...
Published April 1st 1995 by Routledge
This book examines the fortunes of social democracy since 1989 in the former GDR, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, setting the analysis in a broader European framework, and relating the current problems of social democracy in western Europe to developments in the east of the...
Published June 1st 1994 by Routledge
Communism and Trade Unions in Europe
The authors of this volume are drawn from a wide range of European countries, and are fully qualified to analyse the affairs of both the communist party and the trade unions in the country of their speciality. After a theoretical and historical opening section, the book is in three parts. The first...
Published August 22nd 1991 by Routledge