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Alegerile prezidențiale din noiembrie 2014 și reinventarea conștiinței civice
November 2014 presidential elections and the reinventing of civic conscience

Author(s): Cosmin Dima
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Civil Society, Political behavior, Politics and communication, Sociology of Politics
Published by: Editura Institutul European
Keywords: presidential elections; diaspora; protests;civic conscience; Klaus Iohannis

Summary/Abstract: The article identifies the main factors that led to the victory of Klaus Iohannis, the Christian – Liberal Alliance PNL (National Liberal Party) – PD-L (Liberal Democratic Party) candidate, in front of Victor Ponta, PSD (Social Democratic Party) – UNPR (National Union for the Progress of Romania) – PC (Conservative Party) Alliance candidate. It also analyzes diaspora protests episode and its electoral implications, a phenomenon that seems to strengthen the hypothesis of reinventing civic conscience, concerned with challenging political abuse.

  • Issue Year: III/2015
  • Issue No: 09
  • Page Range: 95-114
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Romanian