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Global Politics

Politics & International Affairs magazine

Topic: demokracie

Barbora Vališková

Koncept vícečetných modernit – výzva pro teorii demokracie, resp. demokratizace?

Cílem eseje je poskytnout teoreticko-analytický argument o teoretickém a praktickém přínosu konceptu vícečetných modernit pro teorii demokracie, respektive demokratizace. Za tímto účelem text konfrontuje západně pojímanou koncepci modernity, jejímž ztělesněním je v ekonomické rovině kapitalistická ekonomika a v rovině politické liberální demokracie, s politickou realitou současného světa definovaného sociálně-kulturní pluralitou. Na případu konfliktu mezi bolivijskou vládou Eva Moralese a […] read more

24th September 2015, section Essays

Jan Daniel a František Novotný

Democracy in the Middle East?

Following the tradition of past successful Symposiums, editors of Global Politics decided to focus this time on recent popular uprisings in the Arab World. There are not many issues in contemporary international politics that are so dynamically developing and vigorously debated as this one. By addressing various Middle East specialists with diverse backgrounds and institutional affiliations such as London School of Economics and Political Science, John Hopkins University or American University of Beirut, we would like to contribute a little to the debate and hopefully bring… read more

30th May 2011, section Symposium

Arif Mammadov

Human rights promotion in the EU foreign policy

After the end of the Cold War, promoting democracy became one of the main features of the foreign policy of the European Union (EU). The Maastricht Treaty of 1992 stated that one of the objectives of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) is to promote democracy, the rule of law, and respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. Furthermore, the Copenhagen criteria, which defines the conditions for EU membership, clearly indicates that one of the main requirements is the existence of institutions that ensure respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law.… read more

20th August 2010, section Articles