The Concept of Civil Society During Bulgaria's Post-1989 “Transition”
Veronika Stoyanova (University of Kent in Canterbury)
Kontradikce. Časopis pro kritické myšlení III, č. 2 (2019): 109–128
Keywords: Civil society, liberalism, market reforms, post-Communism, Bulgaria
The following is a slightly revised selection from chapter 4 of Veronika Stoyanova’s recent book Ideology and Social Protests in Eastern Europe: Beyond the Transition’s Liberal Consensus (London: Routledge, 2018). Stoyanova traces discursive developments during the final years of Communist Party rule in Bulgaria and the radical transformations that followed, when the concept of civil society played a central role in emerging justifications of democracy, market reforms, and a certain kind of anti-populist elitism.
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