Honest or Pragmatic Democracy?
Slovenian People's Party and the Question of Political Cohabitation
In the following discussion the author focuses on the issue of cohabitation, which he defines as democratic political coexistence and finding the basic democratic compromise between the political subjects, in the viewpoints and actions of the strongest Slovenian political party, Slovenian People's Party. Initially the author analyses the circumstances of the formation and functioning of political parties in the Habsburg and the Slovenian context, exploring them from the theoretical point of view. In the main part of the article the author defines the »cohabitation character« of the Slovenian People's Party, specifically in the Austrian period, in the parliamentary period of the Kingdom of SHS in the 1920s and in the 1930s.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).