Nicole Gallina






My Papers


Political Culture in Eastern and Western Europe. The Role of Political Correctness, in: Nicole Gallina und Katerina Gehl (eds.), Kultur der politischen Eliten in Osteuropa, Berlin: Lit-Verlag, 73-94 (2016).

Constitution-making in modern Ukraine, in: Anna Fruhstorfer and Michael Hein (eds.), Constitutional Politics in Central and Eastern Europe, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 495-517 (2016); (final version 2015).

Analysing Informality: A Case-Study Based Concept Applied to the Czech Republic, in: Christian Girodano and Nicolas Hayoz (eds.), Informality in Eastern Europe. Structures, Political Culture and Social Practices, Bern: Peter Lang, 141-157 (2013). See also:  Conceptualizing Informality - Proposal for an Analytical Framework, excerpt (2014).

Anti-corruption revisited: the case of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Politikwissenschaft, Vol. 7, No. 1, 183-218 (2013), abstract, excerpt

Political Elite Behavior in Eastern Central Europe: Provoking Populism and Nationalism? In: Magdalena Gora and Katarzyna Zielinska (eds.), Democracy, State and Society. European Integration in Central and Eastern Europe. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 79–93 (2011)              

Beyond Democracy: the Relevance of Informal Power in Eastern Europe, in: Hayoz, Nicolas and Leszek Jesien (eds.), 1989 in Central and Eastern Europe: Implications and Meanings Twenty Years later. Bern: Peter Lang, 119-141 (2011)

Challenging the East-West Divide: Insights from a Comparison of Ukraine and Italy, CEU Political Science Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, 192-221 (2011)

Informality Reigns the Country: The Case of the Czech Republic, Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, Vol. 5, No. 2, 57–78 (2011)

Ukraine: Nation-Building Revisited. The Ukrainian Presidents and their Understanding of Identity Politics, Political Sphere No. 15 (2011)  

Looking Beyond Democratic Facades: Political Elite Culture in Eastern Europe, Paper prepared for the Warsaw East European Conference (2010)

Puzzles of State Transformation: The Cases of Armenia and Georgia, Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 1, 20–34 (2010)

Explaining the European Gap: Western Arrogance and Eastern European Stubbornness, Working Paper Research Network 1989 / Gesis (2009)

The Impact of Political Elite Conduct on State Reform: The Case of Ukraine, CEU Political Science Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, 183–200 (2008)

Political Elites in East Central Europe: Pathing the Way for Negative Europeanization? Contemporary European Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2, 75–91 (2007)

Law and Order in Russia. The Well-Arranged Police State, ISN Case Study, Center for Security Studies ETH Zurich (2007)


Abstracts of my books:

Political Elites in East Central Europe: Paving the Way for Negative Europeanisation? Leverkusen: BudrichUni Press, pp. 231 (2008)

Institutional Change and State Capacity in Ukraine. A Study of Ukrainian State Building, 1991–2004. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 437 (2006). Fully available in German here. 













                                                 Thanks to MP  |  2009