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Political Rights Under Stress In 21St Century Europe

Wojciech Sadurski


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

1: Wojciech Sadurski: Introduction
2: Michel Rosenfeld: A Pluralist Theory of Political Rights in the Times of Stress
3: Victor Ferreres Comella: Freedom of Expression in Political Contexts: Some Reflections on the Case Law of the European Court of Justice
4: Eva Brems: Freedom of Political Association and the Question of Party Closures
5: Jiri Priban and Wojciech Sadurski: The Role of Political Rights in Democratization of Central and Eastern Europe
6: Gwendolyn Sasse: The Political Rights of National Minorities: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe

Edited by Wojciech Sadurski , Head of the Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence, and Professor of Legal Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Law

Wojciech Sadurski is Head of the Department of Law, European University Institute, Florence, and Professor of Legal Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Faculty of Law