Wilson Center Experts

Victor Stepanenko

Former Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Senior Research Fellow, Department of History and Theory of Sociology, Institute of Sociology, Ukrainian National Academy of Science
Wilson Center Project(s):
"Civil Society in Post-Soviet Democracy and in the USA: Concepts and Policy"
Jan 31, 2004
Aug 01, 2004

Project Summary

From the times of democratic revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe civil society has become one of the most widely used ideological slogans in the agenda of post-communist transformation. Democratic anti-totalitarian movements in the 1980s and 1990s effectively used the slogan of civil society for ideological justification of their struggle against pro-Soviet totalitarian regimes.

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