Lithuanian democracy under the state of emergency: will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the assessment of the state of democracy in the country? - system analysis

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Mokslo publikacijos / Scientific publications
Document Type:
Straipsnis / Article
Language:
Anglų kalba / English
Title:
Lithuanian democracy under the state of emergency: will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the assessment of the state of democracy in the country? - system analysis
In the Journal:
Athenaeum. Polskie studia politologiczne [Athenaeum. Polish political science studies]. 2021, 72 (4), p. 88-105
Notes:
Reikšminiai žodžiai: Pandemija; Demokratija; Politinė sistema; Krizė; Vertinimas. Keywords: Pandemic; Democracy; Political system; Crisis; Assessment. Reikšminiai žodžiai: Demokratija; Politinės sistemos; COVID-19; Reitingavimas; Krizės; Democracy; Political systems; Ranking; Crisis.
Keywords:
LT
Demokratija; Krizės; Pandemijos / Pandemics; Politinės sistemos; Reitingavimas; Vertinimas.
EN
Assessment; Crisis; Democracy; Political systems; Ranking.
Summary / Abstract:

ENSince the first quarter of 2020, the whole world has been struggling with the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. More and more governments are introducing restrictions and bans for security reasons, with the aim of limiting the transmission of the virus and reducing health risks for citizens. The scale of the problem is best illustrated by the rising numbers of infections and deaths. In addition to the epidemic threat worldwide, the pandemic has brought to light many other problems and challenges. One of them is growing crisis of democracy around the world. Using a systemic approach, the article sets out to analyse the state and problems of contemporary Lithuanian democracy under pandemic conditions, focusing also on indicators of democracy and public opinion polls. It evaluates, inter alia, the state of Lithuanian democracy, the political system and its openness to citizens. [From the publication]

DOI:
10.15804/athena.2021.72.05
ISSN:
1505-2192
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2022-08-26 22:55:22
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