The Polish Green Movement ten years after the fall of communism

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In 1996 the Polish sociologist and Green activist Piotr Glinski summarised the state of the Polish Green movement thus: 'This movement is on the road: from opposition to citizen participation; from an elitist isolated counter-culture to civil society; from the emotive to the pragmatic; and, finally, from informal spontaneity to mature institutionalisation and professionalisation'.1 Poland's parliamentary elections of September 2001 represent an opportunity to assess how far along this road the country's Green movement has travelled.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-177
Number of pages5
JournalEnvironmental Politics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • environmental campaigns
  • social relations
  • networks
  • social context
  • divided societies
  • Polish Green Movement
  • electoral system
  • Freedom Union
  • ecological forum
  • Spanish Regional Green And New Left Parties
  • clectoral coalition
  • Lv-IV
  • Electoral Alliance
  • Cortes
  • Green Electricity
  • sustainable development
  • Global Energy Market
  • cleaner energy


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