Another World: Specter of Collective Rights in Post 1989 Eastern Europe
By: Sabrina Petra Ramet (author)Hardback
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The years since the collapse of communism in 1989 have witnessed a dangerous renewal of religious intolerance and nationalist demands across Eastern Europe. In this provocative application of moral philosophy to the analysis of contemporary political processes in the region, Sabrina Ramet draws upon the literature of Natural Law to demonstrate that liberal democracy depends on a delicate balance between individual and societal rights.
Sabrina P. Ramet is professor of international studies at the University of Washington.
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Holy Trinity: Rights, Legitimacy, Political Succession Chapter 2 Back to the Future in Eastern Europe Chapter 3 Eastern Europe's Painful Transition Chapter 4 The New Ethnarchy and Theories of Rights Chapter 5 Theocratic Impulses in Poland Chapter 6 The Struggle for Collective Rights in Slovakia Chapter 7 The Albanians of Kosovo Chapter 8 Conclusion: Collective Rights in the Dialectic of History
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