Black Sea Politics: Political Culture and Civil Society in an Unstable Region (International Library of Political Studies Series #8)

Black Sea Politics: Political Culture and Civil Society in an Unstable Region (International Library of Political Studies Series #8)

by Ayse Ayata
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845110358

ISBN-13: 9781845110352

Pub. Date: 12/05/2005

Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited

Black Sea Politics presents a variety of experiences of civil society, looking at representation, participation and power relations in countries such as Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Caucasus area. A rare combination of the ""insider"" perspectives of regional experts and the ""outsider"" views of international experts, this book presents vital new

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Black Sea Politics presents a variety of experiences of civil society, looking at representation, participation and power relations in countries such as Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Caucasus area. A rare combination of the ""insider"" perspectives of regional experts and the ""outsider"" views of international experts, this book presents vital new insights on an under-studied region with growing importance in international relations as witnessed by the confrontations between Russia and the West in the Ukranian election crisis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845110352
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Series:
International Library of Political Studies Series, #8
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Preface--Ayse Ayata, Ayça Ergun, Isil Çelimli
• Introduction: Black Sea as the Region of Study
• 'Frontier-Function and Civil Society: Past and Prospects of the Black Sea World'--Eyüp Özveren
• 'Interregional Cooperation Between the EU and Black Sea Economic Cooperation'--Tunç Aybak
• Representation, Participation and Elections
• 'Parties and Electorate in Ukraine: Cultivating the Grassroots'--Sarah Birch
• 'Transitional Politics, Political Marketing and Civil Society: The Case of the 2000 Elections of Romania'--Stephan Blackwell and Luciana Salagean
• 'The Evolution of the Multi-party System of Ukraine: The Prelude to a Rebust Democracy?'--Olga Kessarchuk
• Civil Society and Its Organisations
• 'Democratisation from Below: The Formation of Civil Society in Azerbaijan'--Ayça Ergun
• 'Civil Society-Key Element of Post-Cold War Zeitgeist (A Short Brief for Civic Society Structure in Bulgaria' --Elena Triffanova
• 'Civilarchic Transformation of Civil Society in Armenia: Civiliologic Discourse'--Ashot Alexanyan
• 'The Constitution of the Civil Sector in Bulgaria after 1989-Between Business Enterprise and Civic Participation'--Petya Kabakchieva
• Power Relations
• 'Social Power and Post-Soviet Economic Transformation' --Neil Robinson
• 'Mass Media State control and the Predicament of Civil Society in Post-Soviet Russia'--Oktay Tanrisever
• 'State Formation, Nationalism and Democratisation: The Turkish Experience vis-a-vis the Mediterranean and East European Cases'--Fethi Açikel
• Conclusion--Ayse Ayata, Isil Çelimli, Ayça Ergun

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