(Un)civil Societies: Human Rights and Democratic Transitions in Eastern Europe and Latin America

(Un)civil Societies: Human Rights and Democratic Transitions in Eastern Europe and Latin America

By: Rachel A. May (editor), Andrew K. Milton (editor), Marc Belanger (contributor), Sallie Hughes (contributor), Jane L. Curry (contributor), Angelina Snodgrass Godoy (contributor), Thomas Klobucar (contributor), Korbonski Korbonski (contributor), Elke Fein (contributor), Lawson Lawson (contributor)Paperback

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Rachel A. May and Andrew K. Milton have assembled an array of scholars from different disciplines to examine transitional governments in Eastern Europe and Latin America. Drawing on specific political conditions and organized around topics such as the media, political parties, and political violence, (Un)Civil Societies broadens the discussion about democratization both thematically and geographically.

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Rachel A. May is associate professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences program at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Andrew K. Milton is visiting assistant professor of politics and government at the University of Puget Sound.


Chapter 1 Human Rights NGO's and the Role of Civil Society in Democratization Chapter 2 Civil Society and Democratization Chapter 3 Civil Society, Human Rights, and the Shaping of Postcommunist Europe's Identity Politics Chapter 4 Democratization, Civil Society and Latin American Social Movements Chapter 5 Violence and Democracy in Eastern Europe Chapter 6 Democracy, "Mano Dura," and the Criminalization of Politics Chapter 7 Eastern Europe's Postcommunist Media Chapter 8 Latin America's Post-Authoritarian Media Chapter 9 Transitional Justice and Democratization in Eastern Europe Chapter 10 The Social and Political Aftermath of Terror: A Consideration of Human Rights, the Judiciary, and Dealing with the Past Chapter 11 Partisan Development and the Differentiation in Post-Soviet Russia and Ukraine Chapter 12 Advocacy, Ideology and Partisanship: Human Rights in the Electoral Arena

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  • publication date: 26/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780739120651
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • ID: 9780739120651
  • weight: 485
  • ISBN10: 0739120654

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