Number 8

Summer 2002.
Political Parties and European Integration

CONTENTS
Main Articles

POLITICAL PARTIES AND EUROPEAN INTEGRATION


Paul G. Lewis: Recent Evolutions of European Parties East and West: Towards Cartelisation
Doh C. Shin and Peter McDonough: Nostalgia for Communism vs. Democratic Legitimation in Eastern and Central Europe
Jerzy J. Wiatr and Katarzyna Gilarek: The Central European Nation-States approaching Integrated Europe
Imre Lévai: Sub-Regional Integration of East European small States in the European Union Political Economy of Eastward Enlargement of the EU
Ladislav Kováč: Natural History of Communism – Pliability of human beings and immutability of human nature – Part I. and Part II.
Marjan Brezovšek and Miro Haček: Slovenia on the Road to the EU. The new civil service system
Károly Szerencsés: Inter-Party Conferences in Hungary 1945-1947

R e p o r t s   a n d   C o n f e r e n c e s
CEPSA’s Annual Meeting in Plzen, Czech Republic
International Visegrad Fund: List of Approved Project Proposals (Spring 2002)
The First Iberian Conference of Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies
Globalization and Its Impact

B o o k   R e v i e w s
The rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices in Britanian by Zselyke Tófalvi