Title:The dual role of state capacity in opening socio-political orders : assessment of different elements of state capacity in Belarus and Ukraine Author(s):DIMITROVA, Antoaneta; MAZEPUS, Honorata; TOSHKOV, Dimitar Doychinov; CHULITSKAYA, Tatsiana; RABAVA, Natallia; RAMASHEUSKAYA, InaDate:2021Citation:
- East European politics, 2021, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 19-42
Type:ArticleAbstract:State capacity declines with democratization, yet high state capacity supports the stability of both democracies and autocracies. Ukraine has been a paradigmatic example of capacity decline in democratization and Belarus ...
Title:When business and politics mix : local networks and socio-political transformations in Ukraine Author(s):MAZEPUS, Honorata; DIMITROVA, Antoaneta; FREAR, Matthew; TOSHKOV, Dimitar Doychinov; ONOPRIYCHUK, NinaDate:2020Citation:
- East European politics and societies, 2020, Vol. 35, No. 2, 437–459
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article identifies patronage networks in three Ukrainian regions and develops some ideas on the relation between these networks, economic and political openness, and the provision of public goods. The research represents ...