REGIONAL ISSUES IN POLISH POLITICS

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REGIONAL ISSUES IN POLISH POLITICS”
edited by Tomasz ZARYCKI and George KOLANKIEWICZ

© by School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London, 2003

SSEES Occasional Papers No. 60

ISBN: 0903425-71-8

Contents

Introduction

The relevance of the regional dimension of Polish politics:  the Polish Referendum on EU accession
George Kolankiewicz

Continuity and Change in Polish policy after regional reform in 1989
Jan Rokita

Regional Politics

Regionalisation: A Failure or a Step Toward a New System of Power?
Jerzy Regulski

The Social Embeddedness of Polish Regional Development: Representative Institutions, Path Dependencies, and Network Formation
David Dornisch

A Silesian Case Study

The Silesian Voivodship: Landscape after the Reform
Marek S. Szczepański

Silesia and the Politics of Regionalisation in Poland
James Hughes, Gwendolyn Sasse, Claire Gordon and Tatiana Majcherkiewicz

Regional Party Politics

Acquiescent versus Humiliated Periphery. Global Attitudes, Political Ideologies and Economic Interests in Polish Politics
Anna Sosnowska

Chaos Out of Order?: Polish Parties’ Electoral Strategies and Bases of Support
Aleks Szczerbiak

The Post-communist Cleavage on the National and the Local Level in Poland
Mirosława Grabowska

Local Government and Local Politics

Partisan Cleavages in Local Governments in Poland After 1990
Paweł Swianiewicz

The Regional Elites the Polish Experiences in a Comparative Perspective
Antoni Kukliński and Karol Olejniczak

Local Identity, Democratic Values, or Partisanship? Why Some Polish Citizens are More Content than Others with the Unpopular Local Governance Reforms
Clare McManus-Czubińska, William L. Miller, Radosław Markowski and Jacek Wasilewski

Conclusion

The Regional Dimension of the Polish Political Scene
Tomasz Zarycki

Afterword

On the Attitudes towards the Regionalisation of Poland
Tomasz Zarycki


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