ARCHIVE   Vol 14, no. 1, Summer 2014 – General issue  

Vol 14, no. 1, Summer 2014 – General issue

ABSTRACT | PolSci Volume 14, number 1 (Summer 2014) comprises articles which deal with the general topic of political communication by touching upon themes such as the use of social media by political parties, Euroscepticism and the national identity discourses of ethnic minorities. The first article employs sentiment analysis to empirically examine the use of Twitter for political purposes in Slovenia. The second investigates the discourse of Vaclav Klaus on the Euro and European integration by using the critical discourse analysis method. The third article presents the perceived national representations of the...
ARCHIVE   Vol 13, no. 2, Winter 2013 – General issue  

Vol 13, no. 2, Winter 2013 – General issue

ABSTRACT | PolSci Volume 13, number 2 (winter 2013) comprises articles which touch upon themes such as political parties' electoral success and voters' behaviour, normative power and regional security in East Asia and the endurance of informal practices within a transitional bureaucracy. The first is an empirical analysis (case study Bosnia and Herzegovina)  of the question whether nationalism and ethnicity continue to influence elections in consociational political frameworks. The second focuses on post-communist party systems and the ability of new parties to maintain their long-term presence in the Parliament (case study Slovenia). The...
ARCHIVE   Vol 13, no. 1, Summer 2013 – General issue  

Vol 13, no. 1, Summer 2013 – General issue

ABSTRACT | PolSci Volume 13, no. 1 (summer 2013) presents a viewpoint from the Commissioner for Fundamental Rights of Hungary on the recent constitutional challenges and novelties experienced by this country and in particular on the relations between the Ombudsman and the Constitutional Court. In addition, this issue features articles which examine the democratic backsliding in the European Union’s New Member States, with a particular focus on Hungary, the argument according to which Turkey’s foreign policy has experienced an “Eastern turn” by using statistical methods of analysis, the relevance of monetary policies...
ARCHIVE   Vol 12, no. 2, Winter 2012 – General issue  

Vol 12, no. 2, Winter 2012 – General issue

ABSTRACT | The latest issue of the Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci) covers issues such as the development of e-governance in the Romanian public administration, good governance via the Open Method of Coordination in the Slovenian educational and employment fields, the necessity to develop a different conceptualization of Euroscepticism, the actual importance of the EU Council Trio Presidency for the presiding state (case study on Slovenia) and the limitations of foreign...
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Submissions are now being accepted for the summer 2014 issue. Please submit your work saved as a Microsoft Word document at polsci@sar.org.ro before April 20, 2014, midnight Central European Time.  Please note that we will not review manuscripts that have already been published, are scheduled for publication elsewhere, or have been simultaneously submitted to another journal. The Romanian Academic Society requires the assignment of copyright.  If you are interested in submitting an article, please visit our website for details on the Authors’...
Submissions are now being accepted for the winter 2013 issue. Please submit your work saved as a Microsoft Word document at polsci@sar.org.ro before 15th of September, 2013, midnight Central European Time.  Please note that we will not review manuscripts that have already been published, are scheduled for publication elsewhere, or have been simultaneously submitted to another journal. The Romanian Academic Society requires the assignment of copyright.  If you are interested in submitting an article, please visit our website for details on the Authors’...

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