Apathy and the Birth of Democracy: The Polish StruggleEast European Politics and Societies
AbstractApathy, from the Greek words meaning "w ithout feeling," is at once a term denoting an individual's impassivity or indifference and a form of collective political behavior. Our concern is the la tter form of apathy in Poland from the Solidarity period of 1980-81 to the present.
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Citation InformationDavid S. Mason. "Apathy and the Birth of Democracy: The Polish Struggle" East European Politics and Societies Vol. 5 Iss. 2 (1991) p. 205 - 233
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