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Tatsiana Chulitskaya currently works at the Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy, Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania). Tatsiana does research in public policy, policy analysis, social policy, third sector, nondemocratic regimes, Eastern Partnership. Her last project was 'EU-STRAT'.
The chapter explores the trajectories of the evolution of political science (PS) in four former Soviet Socialist Republics (Estonia and Lithuania, the Republics of Moldova and Belarus) after the USSR collapse. Departing from the premise that PS is appreciated as the science of democracy, the authors claim that its identity and autonomy are particul...
Chapters 8 and 9 provide clear, even brutal, examples of how the concept of state-directed relevanceRelevance state-directed is playing out with far-reaching implications for deferenceDeference and democracy. This theme is taken further through the present chapter’s analysis of recent developments in Belarus. Exploring the emergence of strands of ‘...
What is the importance of linkages between civil society and external actors? In this article we map the landscape of civil society organisations in Belarus and Ukraine linked to the EU or Russia. Compiling an extensive dataset of organisations, we identify which domains they belong to. We find that linkages with Russia prevail in the culture domai...
State capacity declines with democratization, yet high state capacity supports the stability of both democracies and autocracies. Ukraine has been a paradigmatic example of capacity decline in democratization and Belarus of an authoritarian regime with high capacity. We set out to discover which aspects of state capacity might contribute to opening...
The article presents an analysis of social security discourses produced by contending political actors in non-democratic Belarus. Initially, we outline the current situation of social security policies in Belarus. Then we identify key concepts regarding social security and examine how they are used in presidential campaigns of 2006, 2010 and 2015....