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Introduction

Will Kymlicka and Magda Opalski

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780199248155
Published online October 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602955 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019924815X.003.0001
 Introduction

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This introductory chapter explains the objectives of this book, mainly to explore the recent work of Western liberal theorists on the issues of pluralism and minority rights in post-Communist countries of Eastern and Central Europe. It seeks to answer the question of whether Western models of liberal pluralism can contribute to the democratisation and stabilization of post-Communist Europe. An overview of the papers included in this volume is presented.

Keywords: pluralism; liberal pluralists; minority rights; post-Communist; Eastern Europe; Central Europe; democratisation; stabilization

Chapter.  3787 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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