Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-286) and index.
Introduction -- Institutions and democracy : questioning the connections -- Power and institutions : overview of the argument -- The evolution of Ukrainian politics 1989-2004 -- Societal divisions and the challenge of liberal democracy in Ukraine -- The constitution and executive-legislative relations -- The electoral law : cause or effect of weak parties? -- Parliamentary rules and party development -- How power politics trumps institutional design -- Ukraine in comparative perspective : electoral authoritarianism in the former Soviet Union and beyond -- Beyond the Orange Revolution : an agenda for further reform.
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