2006

Local Elites, Political Capital and Democratic Development

Governing Leaders in Seven European Countries

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ISBN: 978-3-531-15059-8 (Print) 978-3-531-90110-7 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-20

  2. Introduction: Studying Local Elites and Democratic Development

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      Pages 21-36

      Introduction: Studying Local Elites and Democratic Development

  3. Western Democracies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-70

      The Untouchables: Stability among the Swedish Local Elite

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      Pages 71-98

      From Despair to Complacency: The Development of the Dutch Local Elite

  4. The New Baltic Democracies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-142

      Toward Democratic Governance: The Lithuanian Local Elite

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      Pages 143-172

      Estonian Local Elites a Decade after the Transition to Democracy

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      Pages 173-201

      The Development of Democracy and Local Governance in Latvia

  5. The Commonwealth of Independent States

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-230

      Local Governance in Belarus during the Regime of Authoritarian Democracy

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      Pages 231-254

      The Formation of Democracy and Local Governance in Russia

  6. Comparative Analysis Across Countries and Cities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 255-255

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      Pages 257-292

      Universal Change and the Conditions for Democratic Development

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      Pages 293-313

      Political Capital and How it Grows

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      Pages 315-333

      Conclusion: Democracy Needs Local Political Capital

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 335-386