Theses and Dissertations
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Lustration transitional justice in Poland and its continuous struggle to make means with the past
(Monterey, CaliforniaNaval Postgraduate School, 2008-06)
Poland was the first East Central European nation to transfer from totalitarian rule to democracy. Although resistance to the communist regime existed since 1956, it was not until 1980 that this transition began to ...
Polish martial law the crisis of communism
(Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12)
In the summer of 1980, Polish workers revolted against Communist corruption and Poland's failed economic system. In a wave of solidarity unprecedented in a Communist state, citizens challenged the government's authority ...
The puzzle of NATO-Ukraine relations the importance of images in Ukraine's bid for NATO membership
(Monterey, CaliforniaNaval Postgraduate School, 2007-03)
This thesis examines the puzzle of NATO-Ukraine relations and the uncertainty that characterizes the nation's integration into NATO. Despite Ukraine's pluralistic reforms, considerable democratic advances and President ...