Wilson Center Experts

Oleksandr Fisun

Regional Exchange Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Philosophy, Kharkiv National University
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Puzzle of the Post-Soviet Democracies: Neo-Patrimonial Interpretations
Mar 01, 2001
Aug 01, 2001

Project Summary

research hypothesis: the process of political modernization and transition to democracy in the post-Soviet countries leads to establishing and institutionalizing of the new peculiar form of political regimes, which one may characterize as Neopatrimonialism clientelism; democracy development in Ukraine; comparative politics; democratic transformation