Democracy Assistance from the Third Wave : Polish Engagement in Belarus and Ukraine.

The role of Western NGOs in the transition of postcommunist nations to democracy has been well documented. In this study, Paulina Pospieszna follows a different trajectory, examining the role of a former aid recipient (Poland), newly democratic itself, and its efforts to aid democratic transitions i...

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Main Author: Pospieszna, Paulina.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Pittsburgh PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Russian and East European Studies
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Belarus's and Ukraine's Quest for Democracy
  • 2. Polish Governmental Aid Programs
  • 3. The Solidarity Movement's Lasting Legacy: Polish NGOs' Engagement in Democracy Assistance
  • 4. Demystifying Cross-Border Networks: Polish NGOs' Civil Society Assistance in Belarus and Ukraine
  • 5. Why Polish Democracy Assistance Matters
  • 6. Implications for Theory and Practice
  • Appendix 1. Interviews Conducted
  • Appendix 2. Interview Questions
  • Appendix 3. Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Assistance Data
  • Appendix 4. NED Data on Cross-Border Work
  • Appendix 5. Typical Polish NGO Project Summaries
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index.