Fairness Matters: Social Justice and Political Legitimacy in Post-Communist Europe

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September 2004


Examines economic fairness as a factor in popular support for the political system in the five transnational states in Eastern Europe. Impact of egocentric assessments on people's evaluations of the political and economic systems; Description of some literature on the resistant problems of low trust in government and dissatisfaction with government performance in post-communist countries; Effect of economic fairness evaluations on political evaluations within in a comprehensive model of how political evaluations are shaped.Note: Link is to the catalog entry in Butler University's catalog. Users not affiliated with Butler University should check WorldCat (http://www.worldcat.org) for this item in local libraries.