ERIC Number: EJ536758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Representative Democracy in Latvia: The Elections of 1995 and 1996.
Patrick, John J.
Social Education, v60 n7 p420-23 Nov-Dec 1996
Places the recent democratic Latvian elections in the context of that country's historic oppression by the Soviet Union, its resulting demographic character, and the emergence of pragmatic political parties. Analyzes the issues, parties, and coalitions that resulted in Grantis Ulmanis' recent victories. Prospects for continuing democracy appear excellent. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Civics, Democracy, Democratic Values, Elections, Foreign Countries, Government (Administrative Body), Law Related Education, Political Attitudes, Political Campaigns, Political Parties, Political Power, Secondary Education, Social Change, Social Studies, Social Values
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Latvia