Recent Studies of Societal Culture and Regional Differences in Ukraine: In Search of Adequate Methodology

[2016]

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The paper highlights the contribution of the present-day Ukrainian researchers into the study of societal culture, regional differences and value system of the society. The shift from general speculations about Ukrainian cultural tradition and mentality to the attempts of quantitative…

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On the structure and content of the specialty “Public Management and Administration” (III. Overview)

[2016]

Antonina Kolodii. Some theoretical considerations and practical proposals concerning the content and structure of the specialty “public management and administration”. The paper for the research periodical of LRIPA NAPA “Effectiveness of Public Administration”. – Issue 45. 2016 (Lviv)

The article deals with the terminological peculiarities and possible structure of a new specialty “public management and administration”. After revealing the wide and narrow meaning of the “public sphere” as a social space, in which public management and public administration take place, the author focuses on the relationship between the notions of government (and governance), public policy, and public administration as parts (structural elements) of a broader concept of public management; then she provides samples of successful, as she believes, curricula in public administration and public policy at some leading United States Universities.

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Dialogue of Ukrainian and Russian Intellectuals

[2014]

Dialogue of Ukrainian and Russian Intellectuals and Artists in Political Scientist’s Eyes //

Kennan Institute in Ukraine

Antonina Kolodii Apr 29, 2014

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/dialogue-ukrainian-and-russian-intellectuals-and-artists-political-scientist%E2%80%99s-eyes

The Congress of Ukrainian and Russian intelligentsia “Ukraine – Russia: the Dialogue” took place in Kyiv on April 24-25, 2014. The…

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Antonina Kolodii. The Nation-Building Role and the Historical Roots of Maidan

[2014]

Maidan is a unique experience in the history of protest movements and peaceful revolutions. Its positive aura and self-sufficiency, unexpected firmness and kindness of its participants impel to contemplate the phenomenon of Maidan and its future. As Vitaliy Portnikov wrote, the 21st century in Ukraine has begun with Maidan. What will it be like for Ukrainians? Will they be able to overcome the civilization lag inherited from previous totalitarian regime and anchored over the years of independence due to feeble rulers? Will Ukraine find its “national idea”, fulfill its mission and take such a place in the world that its creative and gentle people deserve?

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Antonina Kolodii: If the Authorities are Deaf, Maidan has the Right for Radicalization

[2013]

December 6, 2013. Address at Euromaidan in Lviv by Antonina Kolodii, Professor of Lviv Regional Institute of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine, Former Kennan Institute Scholar.
If authorities remain deaf to the demands of protesters, Maidan has the right for radicalization of the means of pressure – as far as the acts of civic rebelliousness and creation of parallel structures of power.

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Authoritarianisms and transition: some theoretical aspects

[2009]

Antonina Kolodii Authoritarianisms and transition: some theoretical aspects Word Document. [2009] (unpublished paper)

This paper is devoted to the early stage of post-communist transformation in Ukraine, when the country tried to make its first steps in democratic transition, but at first should have some authoritarian transitional forms of rule, like restrictions on freedom of speech – so called “socialist pluralism”, quotas for Communists at the first parliamentary alternative elections, inadequate and late legislation on freedom of organization etc. The most part of this way Ukraine went on being a part of the USSR. And there is a problem from what year should one start the exploration of this residual, temporary post-communist authoritarian-ism in the country. I have chosen a compromise point of departure: very rich for political activity1990 year. That year Ukraine still had a status of a union republic but already adop-ted The Declaration of State Sovereignty and held almost democratic election to its legisla-tive body – Verkhovna Rada, which at that time was taking the road of transformation into a parliament of Western type. The end of the period under consideration will be 1994 – the year of the second alternative election to Verkhovna Rada that marked also the beginning of more-or-less serious reforms in economy and intensification of constitution building process.

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Temporary Post-Communist Authoritarianism and Democracy: Ukraine 1990-1994

[2009]

A. Kolodii [2009]. Temporary (residual) postcommunist authoritarianism and democracy in Ukraine: 1990-1994 Word Document / In: Autoritarismus in Mittel- und Osteuropa. Jerzy Ma?ckow (Hrsg.) – VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften Wiesbaden, 2009. – Pp. 138-164 (нім. видання; розділ англ. мовою).

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The Idea and Diverse Reality of Multiculturalism: Are They Applicable to Newly Independent States?

[2004]

Antonina Kolodii. The Idea and Diverse Reality of Multiculturalism: Are They Applicable to Newly Independent States? Paper for the Warsaw Special Convention of the ASN. July 18-21, 2004.

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The Presidential Election in Ukraine: Mirror of Society In Transition.

[2000]

Antonina Kolodii, with the assistance of S. D. Shenfield. The Presidential Election in Ukraine: Mirror of Society In Transition. On-line publication in: «Johnson’s Russia List», #4028, 12 January 2000; The Ukraine List (UKL) – # 71, complied by Dominique Arel, 20 Jan 2000

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Presidential election as a mirror of transitional society in Ukraine.

[1999]

Antonina Kolodii. Presidential election as a mirror of transitional society in Ukraine. Presidential campaign in Ukraine, 1999.

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