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Comparative Interest Group Survey workshop

 Center for Political Science Research (CPR) organized the third Comparative Interest Group Survey workshop held from 30 May to 1 June at the Faculty of Social Sciences. The main aim was to achieve a better understanding of the daily operations of interest groups across different national settings in order to develop a comparative and in-depth empirically grounded knowledge on these matters. The workshop featured an interesting line up of diverse papers and scholars from Slovenia, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom who presented and provided the rich potential of the data already collected during the CIG Survey project ( 

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Small States, Big Challenges
Danica Fink Hafner, Kristen Ringdal, Sabrina P. Ramet (eds.)

This comparison of two small European states, Slovenia and Norway, will illuminate similarities that can be traced back to their status as small countries and also show how their regional and historical contexts are visible in different approaches to domestic and international politics. Part one of the book includes chapters on democratic cultures, political parties, national identities, and the media. The second part of the book includes a comparison of gender equality and of Church-State relations. Part three covers economic developments and environmental policies and the final part includes chapters on Norway and Slovenia’s different relationships to the EU and foreign policy. Primerjava dveh majhnih držav, Slovenije in Norveške, razkriva podobnosti, ki so značilne za majhne države pa tudi to, kako se njune regionalne in zgodovinske posebnosti izražajo v različnih pristopih v domači in zunanji politiki. Prvi del knjige vsebuje poglavja o demokratični kulturi, političnih strankah, nacionalnih identitetah in medijih. Drugi del knjige vsebuje primerjavo enakosti spolov in razmerij med cerkvijo in državo. Tretji del zajema gospodarski razvoj in okoljske politke, zadnji del pa poglavja o različnih razmerjih Norveške in Slovenije do EU in o njunih zunanjih politikah.

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Danica Fink Hafner, Matej Knep, Meta Novak
The Slovenian Greens: from early success to long-term failure


Damjan Lajh, Zdravko Petak
EU public policies seen from a national perspective: Slovenia and Croatia in the European Union

Danica Fink Hafner
The Development of Civil Society in the Countries on the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since the 1980s


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