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Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung


This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, constitution, judiciary, patrimonialism and the oligarchs, and the economy. On each of these topics, the book provides one chapter that focuses on Ukraine’s experience and one chapter that examines the issue in the broader context of other international practice. Placing Ukraine in comparative perspective shows that many of the country’s problems are not unique and that other countries have been ab ... More

Keywords: Ukraine, Reform, Identity, Corruption, Constitutions, Judiciary, Oligarchs, Patrimonialism, Economics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780804798457
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Henry E. Hale, editor
George Washington University

Robert W. Orttung, editor
George Washington University

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Part I Introduction

Part II Identity-memory Divide

Part III Corruption

Part IV Constitution

Part V Judiciary

Part VI Patrimonialism and the Oligarchs

Part VII Economy

Part VIII Conclusion