Nalepa, Monika. () Skeletons in the closet :transitional justice in post-Communist EuropeMLA Citation
Nalepa, Monika. Skeletons In The Closet: Transitional Justice In Post-Communist Europe. : . Print.
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Skeletons in the closet : transitional justice in post-Communist Europe /
|Published:||Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.|
Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
|Topics:||Democratization - Europe, Eastern. | Transitional justice - Europe, Eastern. | Political purges - Europe, Eastern. | Post-communism - Europe, Eastern.|
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|100||1 |aNalepa, Monika,|d1976-|eauthor.|
|245||10|aSkeletons in the closet :|btransitional justice in post-Communist Europe /|cMonika Nalepa.|
|264||1|aCambridge :|bCambridge University Press,|c2009.|
|300|||a1 online resource (xxiii, 300 pages) :|bdigital, PDF file(s).|
|490||1 |aCambridge studies in comparative politics|
|500|||aTitle from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).|
|520|||aThis book tackles three puzzles of pacted transitions to democracy. First, why do autocrats ever step down from power peacefully if they know that they may be held accountable for their involvement in the ancien régime? Second, when does the opposition indeed refrain from meting out punishment to the former autocrats once the transition is complete? Third, why, in some countries, does transitional justice get adopted when successors of former communists hold parliamentary majorities? Monika Nalepa argues that infiltration of the opposition with collaborators of the authoritarian regime can serve as insurance against transitional justice, making their commitments to amnesty credible. This explanation also accounts for the timing of transitional justice across East Central Europe. Nalepa supports her theory using a combination of elite interviews, archival evidence, and statistical analysis of survey experiments in Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.|
|650||0|aTransitional justice|zEurope, Eastern.|
|650||0|aPolitical purges|zEurope, Eastern.|
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|830||0|aCambridge studies in comparative politics.|
|852||0 |bEbook|kOnline|hJN96.A58|iN35 2009|
|856||40|uhttps://cacheproxy.lakeforest.edu/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511815362|yLake Forest College full text.|zAccessible anywhere on Lake Forest College campus or with a College login.|