The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion

Concepts and Cases

  • Anne Wetzel
  • Jan Orbie

Part of the Governance and Limited Statehood book series (GLS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. The Substance of EU Democracy Promotion: Introduction and Conceptual Framework

  3. Alternative Reflections on the EU as a Liberal Democracy Promoter

  4. Country Chapters

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 255-312

About this book


The book investigates the substance of the European Union's (EU) democracy promotion policy. It focuses on elections, civil and political rights, horizontal accountability, effective power to govern, stateness, state administrative capacity, civil society, and socio-economic context as components of embedded liberal democracy.


EU Democracy Political Economy Governance Security Political Crisis Democracy promotion policy elections civil rights democracy democratization Europe European Union European Union (EU) political economy

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne Wetzel
    • 1
  • Jan Orbie
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MannheimGermany
  2. 2.Ghent UniversityBelgium

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