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Is the West really that different?

Sajó, András (2021) Is the West really that different? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (21 Oct 2021). Blog Entry.

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Hungary and Poland have both faced accusations of violating the EU’s democratic values. András Sajó argues that while it has become common to portray these states as implementing distinct forms of illiberal democracy, they share more in common with ‘western’ democracies than is commonly recognised. The actions of the Hungarian and Polish governments should be viewed as an abuse of constitutionalism and the rule of law, not as a different conception of these ideas.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2022 15:24
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:27

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