The Concept of 'Commercial Anarchy' in Fichte’s The Closed Commercial State
Fiche's Der geschlossene Handelstaat presents a concept that, on the one hand, plays a role of primary importance for a critique of the 'liberal liberty' and, on the other hand, allows for a critical understanding of the aporias of today's 'neoliberal condition'. . . .
China in the Western East – and Beyond: Politics and Economics of the China Plus Sixteen Cooperation Framework
World economic crisis has focused, intensified and notably eased realization of huge Chinese interests in Europe and European Union. On the other side, it has significantly influenced change of the EU’s attitude towards China, which suddenly for some has . . .
European Concept of the Young Bosnia Movement
This paper is also an attempt to light up dimensions of depth of the political, social and economic factors in Bosnia and Herzegovina to the extent they encouraged members of the Young Bosnia movement (Mlada Bosna) to a decisive action. And indeed, to which . . .
Serbia in Constitutional Limbo: Democracy Without Constitutionalism
The paper addresses the problem of the constitutionalisation of the Serbian polity. The analysis in the paper goes in three parts. Part one examines whether there was a “window of constitutional opportunity” in Serbia after 2000, and we examine which peculiarities . . .
Neo-Institutionalism and the Success Story of Capitalism: Two Different Approaches to Social Change
The central weakness of every institutionalism is its attempt to elevate the significance of formal and informal institutions as some exterior self-acting mechanisms, productive or unproductive ones, extractive or inclusive ones, above the factors that made . . .
Serbian Public Administration Reform in the Light of the European Administrative Space Principles
European integration process influences to the harmonization of different areas of law. The concept of the European Administrative Space in the European Union has been developing for the last thirty years. It includes the set of minimum common principles and . . .
The Budget Dilemma and Public Spending: Evidence from Ten Postcommunist Countries
The paper examines whether the number of parties in the cabinet and the type of coalition affect the level of public spending. It offers a statistical analysis of two hypotheses: (1) the larger the number of parties in the cabinet, the higher the public spending; . . .
Securitizing Migration in the European Union: from Openness to Ban-Opticon
This paper offers a view on why and how migrations have been perceived as a security threat in the European Union. The underlining question posed is how the ambition of EU nation-states to control the entry and movement of people can be reconciled with liberal . . .
Regional Separatisms and Independence Referendums in Europe
This paper explores the issue of regional separatisms and referendums on self-determination in Europe. These disintegration processes run counter to the ongoing universal trends of globalisation and global market creation. Although international legal documents . . .
Health Care System between the State and the Market – the Case of Serbia
Serbia’s health care sector passed a long way from embracing state to market oriented values. During the first transition phase of the 1990s, health care reforms were rather provisional and forced by unfavorable trends in the society, while in the second . . .
Capital, Coercion and Postcommunist States, Gerald M. Easter, Cornel University Press, New York, 2012.
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