Posts Tagged ‹Slovenia

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

In search of sustainable public administration: What should, could, or must be done

The main research question considered in the article is how to provide public administration that is sustainable, and capable of supporting its political management both in stable and in turbulent times. Within this framework, special attention is given to the performance of a state, the role of political management and...
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Humanist propaganda: The poster as a visual medium of communication used by ‘new’ social movements

This study explores the development and influence of visual media on social movement activism in Slovenia in the 1980s and in the new millennium. Because of the changes in the political context during these decades, we aimed to determine whether there were differences between the political posters displayed by selected...
Friday, October 9th, 2015

Factors Affecting Green Party Development: Explaining the Decline of Green Parties in Slovenia

This article tests the thesis that the internal agential characteristics of the Green party segment in a relatively open and dynamic party system are a crucial factor in the long–term success or failure of Green parties in that system. The case study of Slovenia offers a natural laboratory to test...
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The use of Twitter for political purposes in Slovenia

The Slovenian political arena has been marked with historically based polarization, relative inefficiency in achieving consensus and a positive contribution to socio-economic development and stability in the country. The present article examines the reflection of these trends in political communication over the web and via Twitter. Using qualitative data analysis...
Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Factors affecting the long-term success of new parliamentary parties: findings in a post-communist context

This article addresses a gap in the literature concerning the survivability of new political parties in existing parliamentary systems. It focuses on the particularities of post-communist party systems and considers the impact that the recent international financial and economic crisis has had on decreasing the legitimacy of the established parties...
Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Good governance in the Slovenian employment and education policy fields: myth or reality?

Abstract This article aims to identify the potential of the Open Method of Coordination (OMC) to promote the participation of civil society in the policy-making process in the fields of employment and education in Slovenia. Our analysis reveals that both EU factors as well as national factors determine the role of...
Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Does the Trio matter? The case of the Slovenian EU Council Presidency

Abstract The article presents recent findings on the functioning of the Trio in managing the EU Council presidency with a special focus on Slovenia who chaired the EU Council in the first half of 2008. The analysis centres around three research questions: (i) does the Trio represent a substantial assistance mechanism...
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Lilliputian in a Goliath World: the Preventive Diplomacy of Slovenia in Solving the Question of Kosovo’s Independence

Abstract: The article analyses the preventive diplomacy of a small state, Slovenia, in the context of its presidency of the Council of the EU in 2008, and the question of declaration of independence of Kosovo in that respect. The article, based on structured interviews with Slovenian diplomats involved in the...

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