Laurentiu-Mihai Stefan-Scalat

Pacts and Conflicts in Post-communist Transformations: In Search of a New Social Contract

After a decade of radical transformations, it is probably time to ask ourselves about the foundations of the revamped political communities of Eastern Europe. This is a perennial and a timely question at the same time. It admittedly belongs to the family of those crucial issues that haunted political philosophers for centuries. It is timely, because at the end of the twentieth century East European polities have been faced with the daunting task of recasting themselves, of “reinventing” themselves through politics…
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