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Published: 01 March 2007

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780199296033

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Political Rights under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Edited by Wojciech Sadurski

Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law

  • Looks at the stresses put upon Western liberal democracies by factors such as the increased threat of terrorism, and the accession of the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe
  • Examines the phenomenon of 'militant democracies' as a response to these pressures
  • Analyses issues such as party closures, political rights of minorities, and democratization.
  • Focuses on highly topical and contentious areas of current interest in the light of September 11th, and the London terrorist attacks