Broken Europe. The International Order in Central and Eastern Europe

Marek Pietraś, Marie Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (Poland)
2012 Polish Political Science Yearbook  
A er the collapse of the bipolar international system, a new line of "so " division in Europe has been established in East-Central Europe. e article seeks to verify the hypothesis that Central and Eastern Europe is an international relations area but is not a cohesive, tightly-knit region united by common institutions, historical experience and the resulting awareness of a separate identity and a sense of community vis-à-vis the external world whereas the international order herein is a dynamic
more » ... herein is a dynamic process undergoing evolution. Despite the passage of over twenty years since the collapse of the bipolar system, this process has not yet been completed. is area, Oskar Halecki (cited below) wrote, is situated between Russia and Germany and between Sweden and Turkey. It has indeterminate orders and is an area of dynamic but asymmetric (from the geographical and intensity perspective) transformation processes "from communism"
doi:10.15804/ppsy2012004 fatcat:bivh6xsrr5evfdbz2uy36xq5je