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Балканските държави и индекс на демокрация (2017)
Balkan Countries and Democracy Index (2017)

Author(s): Blaga Blagoeva
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Methodology and research technology, Comparative politics, Geopolitics
Published by: Университет за национално и световно стопанство (УНСС)
Keywords: Bulgaria;Democracy Index;Balkans;

Summary/Abstract: The paper analyses the results from the Economist Intelligence Unit’s research for Democracy Index 2017. It starts by offering a general presentation of the research and focuses specifically on the results of Bulgaria and other Balkan countries on several major criteria: Electoral process and pluralism; Functioning of government; Political participation; Political culture; Civil liberties. The paper seeks to answer the question why there aren’t “Full Democracies” in the Balkans?

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 283-298
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Bulgarian