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Pocketbook or rosary? economic and identity: voting in 2000-2001 elections
(Final published version of article copyrighted by University of Aberdeen, 2003)
Ever since the birth of democracy, Polish electoral politics have been confusing observers, domestic as much as foreign. The majority tend to link the seemingly erratic behaviour of Polish voters with the vicissitudes ...
The (not always sweet) uses of opportunism: post-communist political parties in Poland
(Final published version of article copyrighted by Elsevier, 2008)
The author argues that political opportunism, an attitude common among communist party members before 1989, turned into both the blessing and the curse for post-communist parties in Poland. Once hopeful of secure careers ...
From solidarity to fragmentation
(Final published version of article copyrighted by Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992)
"The complex political situation in Poland stems from a misguided and ill-designed electoral law." This diagnosis of Poland's political problems came from Zbigniew Brzezinski a few days before the parliamentary elections ...