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Explaining political participation in East-Central Europe

Natalia Letki

Explaining political participation in East-Central Europe

social capital, democracy and the communist past

by Natalia Letki

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Published by University of Strathclyde in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe, Central -- Politics and government -- 1989-,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNatalia Letki.
    SeriesStudies in public policy -- 381
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15946054M


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