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Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Edited by: Wojciech Sadurski

ISBN13: 9780199296033
ISBN: 0199296030
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99
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  • 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

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. Introduction ,
Wojciech Sadurski
2. A Pluralist Theory of Political Rights in the Times of Stress ,
Michel Rosenfeld
3. Freedom of Expression in Political Contexts: Some Reflections on the Case Law of the European Court of Justice ,
Victor Ferreres Comella
4. Freedom of Political Association and the Question of Party Closures ,
Eva Brems
5. The Role of Political Rights in Democratization of Central and Eastern Europe ,
Jiri Priban and Wojciech Sadurski
6. The Political Rights of National Minorities: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe ,
Gwendolyn Sasse
7. Political Rights and Anti-Terrorism Policies in Europe ,
Colin Warbrick
8. Council of Europe Monitoring Mechanisms: Are They Effective? ,
Andrew Drzemczewski