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Christian Democratic movement in central and eastern Europe.

Christian Democratic movement in central and eastern Europe.

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Published by EPP Group in the European Parliament in Brussels .
Written in English


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SeriesText and documents -- 1
ContributionsEuropean Parliament. Group of the European People"s Party.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20858588M

  The Rise of Illiberal Democracies. Monday, Ap the 30 countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans and Eurasia. We have . TY - BOOK. T1 - Christian democracy in Europe: a comparative perspective. A2 - Hanley, David. PY - Y1 - N2 - Recent years have witnessed the development of new Christian Democratic movements in Northern and Eastern Europe, and the revival of those in Western Europe, which are subject to change in an increasingly secular by:

Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe is at a crossroads, as citizens across the region protest autocratic over-reach in elections, the judiciary, and media, signaling widespread disaffection with political institutions. External threats to democratic development – disinformation principal among them –exacerbates this challenge.   The Europe of today is a creation of Christian Democrats. Yet both as a set of ideas and as a political movement, Christian democracy is growing less influential and less coherent. As the larger project of European integration faces new risks, then, its most important backer may soon prove incapable of defending : Jan-Werner Müller.

Today, the countries’ economies have recovered, but democratic transition has halted and there are real dangers that it will reverse. 3. Main Trends If the first two decades post demonstrated the lengths to which Central and Eastern Europe was willing to go to join Europe, then the five years since have been accompanied by an active. This long-needed text explores the other half of Europe_the new and future members of the European Union along with the problems and potential they bring to the region and to the world stage. Clear and comprehensive, it offers an authoritative and up-to-date analysis of the transformations and realities in Central and Eastern Europe, the /5.


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Though most were small splinter groups, Christian democrats eventually achieved power in Venezuela, El Salvador, and Chile. After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the U.S.S.R., Christian democratic parties made electoral strides in central and eastern Europe.

André Munro. Christian democracy is a political ideology that emerged in 19th-century Europe under the influence of Catholic social teaching, as well as Neo-Calvinism. Christian democratic political ideology advocates for a commitment to social market principles and qualified interventionism.

It was conceived as a combination of modern democratic ideas and traditional Christian values, incorporating the.

Abstract. Gebhardt offers a brief history of the exile-driven Christian Democratic Union of Central Europe, in which he played a leading role. Christian Democratic movement in central and eastern Europe. book Based out of Western Europe after World War II, East-Central Europeans like Gebhardt and his Polish Christian Labor Party worked to square American Cold War geopolitics, European identity and a deep commitment to the national sovereignty of their Author: Stanisław Gebhardt.

Although dominant in West European politics for more than a century, Christian Democratic parties remain largely unexplored and little understood. An investigation of how political identities and parties form, this book considers the origins of Christian Democratic "confessional" parties within the political context of Western by: Extract | 87 → The Christian Democratic Union of Central Europe Activity and Political Thought Jarosław RABIŃSKI The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland For many years the activity of Christian Democratic organisations has engendered interest among historians and political scientists.

While in reference to Christian Democratic structures functioning in Western European. This book has been the leading text for teaching students about the ins and outs of politics in Central and Eastern Europe for a decade now.

The release of a new edition of this classic addressing the emerging wave of populism and the rise of authoritarian leaders is a timely and welcome development.5/5(1). The State of Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe brings together scholars specialising in the study of Central and Eastern Europe, and provides a comprehensive analysis of some of the major issues in the democratic make-up of the EU’s new member states.

The book covers the main dimensions of t. Recent years have witnessed the development of new Christian Democratic movements in Northern and Eastern Europe, and the revival of those in Western Europe, which are subject to change in an increasingly secular society.

The Christian Democratic parties are being required to respond to the new political challenges which address any party, such as the future of the welfare state, or the search Author: David Hanley. The European Christian Political Movement (ECPM) is a European political party that unites national parties from across Europe that share policies influenced by Christianity, generally following the ideals of Christian democracy or the Christian member parties are generally more socially conservative and Eurosceptic than the European People's arters: Bergstr NG.

Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe Since anti-Semitic August authoritarian Belgrade Bulgarian Christian Church coalition communism communist Croatian Party Csurka cultural Czech December democracy Democratic Party deputies East East-Central Europe Eastern Europe economic elections electoral ethnic ethnocracy ethnocratic.

to land in Europe.” With the break-up of the Soviet empire and the world of socialist (and “ anti-fascist”) regimes in Eastern Eu-rope, there seems to be even more landing ground now. But in contrast to the widespread literature on the transformation process in Central.

For the first time, this book reveals the actual roles of the Christian Democratic (CD) parties in postwar Europe from a pan-European perspective. It shows how Christian Democratic parties became the dominant political force in postwar Western Europe, and how the European People's Party is currently the largest group in the European Parliament.

On Jthe U.S. Helsinki Commission held a briefing on “Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: Renewing the Promise of Democratic Transitions.” This briefing followed a series of roundtable discussions and other events earlier in the year relating to this region, demonstrating the Helsinki Commission’s interest in Central and.

Democracy, nationalism and pluralism More than two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union and the arrival of free elections in much of Central and Eastern Europe, the level of support for democracy across the region is mixed, especially in comparison with other regions previously surveyed by Pew Research Center.

Many opposition movements in Eastern Europe had strong leaders (such as Andrei Sakharov, Lech Walesa, and Vaclav Havel) but even in Poland and Czechoslovakia these leaders’ successes were based on a broader democratic movement, which reached down to the lowest levels and to the broadest number of people possible.

Economic slowdown and a refugee influx have rattled Europe deeply, and some countries seem to have had enough. Eastern Europe is shunning liberal democracy – Author: John Shattuck. Across Europe, Christian Democratic parties are suffering from a structural dilemma that leaves them little room for manoeuvre Jan-Werner Mueller Thu.

THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE: AN AFTERWORD Mark S. Ellis* If one were asked to identify the common denominator that links the various themes discussed in this symposium issue, it would be the prior-ity accorded to the establishment of.

People ages 18 to 34 in most of Central and eastern Europe still oppose same-sex marriage. In the EU’s “old” member states, by contrast, opposition to gay marriage is.

ACTION SEE – Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in the South East Europe. Regions: Central / Eastern Europe Topics: Civic Education | Democratic Ideas & Values | Elections | Freedom of Expression | Freedom of Information | Independent Media | Rule of Law | Strengthening Political Institutions | Transparency, Anti.

Nations favorable to the Soviet Union in Eastern Europe during the cold war-particularly Poland, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Rumania, Hungary, and East Germany Iron Curtain A political barrier that isolated the peoples of Eastern Europe after WWII, restricting their ability to travel outside the region.future of Europe.

Wolfram Kaiser takes a comparative approach to political Catholicism in the nineteenth century, Catholic parties in interwar Europe and Christian democratic parties in postwar Europe and studies these parties’ cross-border contacts and coordination of policy-making.

He shows how well-networked party elites, by inten. The most interesting part of the book is Kaiser’s discussion of how the resistance movement during World War II affected the postwar work of the Christian democratic movement.

Christian democracy stood out as an actor that was excluded from the .