Central European Political Science Review
CENTRAL EUROPEAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW
The new Political Science quarterly of the Central European Political
Science Association, formed by the Political Science Associations of
Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and
Slovenia, and launched in September 2000.
Up to date information on the place and role that the Central European
region has in an integrated Europe, in the field of politics, economics,
culture and structure.
A forum for the appearance of the results of the best scientific works that
treat the Central European region.
Aims of the CEPSR
The editors of CEPSR aim at supplying its readers with up to date
information on the place and role that the Central European region has in an
integrated Europe in the field of politics, economics, culture and structure.
We intend to provide a forum for the appearance of the results and
conclusions of the best scientific works that treat the Central European region.
Contents of the CEPSR
CEPSR will have thematic numbers:
Number 1: Central Europe and European Integration
Number 2: Political Parties in Central Europe
Number 3: Transition and the Consolidation of Democracy in Central Europe
Number 4: Parliaments and MP-s in Central Europe
The editors of Central European Political Science Review therefore welcome
the articles of political science researchers in the world, which are
related to the Central European region or which carry a message for these
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International Editorial Board
Attila Ágh, József Bayer, Danica Fink-Haffner, Dagmar Horna, Ferdinand
Palecki, Dag Strpic, Jerzy J. Wiatr and Drago Zajc.
International Advisory Committee
Samuel Barnes (University of Georgetown), Zora Butorova (Bratislava), Carlos
Flores Juberías (University of Valencia), Tamás Fricz (Hungarian Acedemy of
Sciences), Anthony Heath (Oxford University), Hans Dieter Klingemann
(Wissenschaftzentrum von Berlin), Paul Lewis (Open University), Radoslaw
Markowski (Polish Academy of Sciences), Leonardo Morlino (University of
Florence), Geoffrey Pridham (University of Bristol), Vasile Puscas
(University of Cluj), Vladimir Rukavishnikov (Russian Academy of Sciences),
Philippe Schmitter (Stanford University), György Schöpflin (London
University), Sona Szomolányi (Comenius University); Iván Völgyes (University
of Nebraska) and Laurence Whitehead (Oxford University).
CEPSR is published four times a year by Erasmus Foundation for Democracy
Sponsored by the XXI. Század Intézet, Hungarian Erasmus Foundation,
Institute for Political Science of HAS and Századvég Politikai Iskola
ISSN: ISSN 1586-4197
Contents of Number 1
Introduction of the Editor: Central Europe and Europe - by János SIMON
Main Articles: CENTRAL EUROPE AND EUROPE
- Jerzy WIATR: Central Europe as an Issue - Why is Central Europe important
for the political science ?
- Laurence WHITEHEAD: The Enlargement of the European Union: A 'Risky' Form of
- Thomas KÖNIG and Thomas BRAUNINGER: Governing the Enlarged European
Union Accession Scenarios and Institutional Reform
- Béla GALLÓ: The Half-European Integration - Some Global Political Aspect
of European Unity from Central European Point of View.
- Miroslav KUSY: Hello Europe! The Slovak Gypsies and the European Union
- György G. MÁRKUS: Germany a la Carte. Hungarian in Cross Pressure Between
German and American Influence
- Annual Congress of Hungarian Political Science Association by János SIMON
- Report on the International Conference of the Slovenien Political Science
Association by Drago ZAJC
- World Congress of Latin-Americanisten in Warsaw - by János DÖMÉNY
- Ten Year in Freedom. Transition and Consolidation of Democracy in Central
Great International Conference in Budapest, 30 October - 1 of November 2000
- Austria and Europe. Conference in Vienna at 13 October 2000.
- Democracy in Central and South-East Europe. Conference in Satu Mare (19-22
- BARNES, Samuel and Janos SIMON (1999):The Postcommunist Citizen - by Nicolas
- Ferencz MISZLIVETZ (1999): Illusions and Realities. The Methamorphosis of
Civil Society in a New European Space - by Máté Szabó.
Contents of Number 2
Introduction of the Editor
Main Articles: POLITICAL PARTIES AND MOVEMENTS IN CENTRAL EUROPE
- Hans-Dieter KLINGEMANN and Richard HOFFERBERT: The Capacity of New Party
System to Channel Discontent: A Comparison of 17 Formely Communist Polities
- Wolfgang MERKEL and Aurel CROISSANT: Formal Institution and Informal Rules of
- Rafael DURÁN: Collective Action, Democracy and Democratization
- Takeshi HIRATA:The Party-System Building and Electoral Volatility in
- Tamás FRICZ: What Will Happen to the Parties? Crisis phenomena of parties
and their possible change of function in the twenty-first century
- János SIMON: The Interpretation of the Political Left and Right in Central
Europe and in Hungary
- Máté SZABÓ: Policing towards Movement and Countermovement Mobilization: the
Gipsies and the Skinheads. Right Wing Racist, and Anti-Racist Protest
Movements in Hungary
- Ivan BERNIK, Niko TOSH and Samo UHAN: Ability of Party System to Absorb
Popular Discontent: The Case of Slovenia.
- Ioan MARGINEAN: Indicators of Democratization in Romania
- Adrian J. SIMON: Political Parties in Post-Communist Romania: Political
Culture and Democratization.
- Miroslav KUSY: The Roots of the Hungarians' Demands for their Own District.
- Andrej FIDOR: Demands Over the Roots
- Michal KLÍMA: Incomplete Democracy in the Czech Republic or Three
Reports and Conferences
- Ten Years Freedom. Transition and Consolidation of Democracy in Central
Europe. Great International Conference in Budapest, 30 of Oct.-1 of Nov.
2000. by Anikó MOLNÁR
- Nation-Building, Mass Politics and Development of Cleavages in Central and
Eastern Europe Report on the International Conference of the Aarhus
University,Sandbjerg, Denmark, 14-17 of December, 2000), by Attila ÁGH
- The 2nd Spanish Conference of the East European Studies (Valencia, 20-22
of November 2000) by Carlos FLORES JUBERÍAS
- Opening of the Institute of Social and European Studies in Szombathely,
Hungary. by Zoltán POGÁTSA
- Egon Matzner (2000): Monopolar World Order, on the Socioeconomics of US
Dominance, by Jody JENSEN
- Post-Communist Party Systems: Competition, Representation, and Inter-Party
Cooperation. (Herbert Kitchelt, Zdenka Mansfeldova, Radoslaw Markowski,
Gabor Toka) by Mikolaj CZESNIK.