Innes, Abby

Dr Abby Innes  


Position held

Associate Professor in the Political Sociology of Central/Eastern Europe


Experience keywords:

Czechoslovak politics; Czechoslovak separation; Eastern Europe; economic reform; nationalism; politics; post-communism; post-communist transition

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Czech Republic; Eastern Europe; Europe


German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:


Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6155

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Innes, Abby (2017) Draining the swamp: understanding the crisis in mainstream politics as a crisis of the state Slavic Review, 76 (S1). S30-S38. ISSN 0037-6779


Innes, Abby (2015) Corporate state capture in open societies: the emergence of corporate brokerage party systems. East European Politics and Societies, 30 (3). 594-620. ISSN 0888-3254


Innes, Abby (2013) The political economy of state capture in central Europe Journal of Common Market Studies, 52 (1). 88-104. ISSN 0021-9886


Innes, Abby (2012) In Hungary Viktor Orban adds the EU to his lengthening list of ‘enemies of the state’ LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (5 Apr 2012) Blog entry


Innes, Abby (2010) Are democratic welfare states compatible with emerging markets?: evidence from Central Europe. In: European Institute Lecture Series, 19 October 2010, London, UK


Innes, Abby (2002) Party competition in post-communist Europe: the great electoral lottery Comparative Politics, 35 (1). 85-104. ISSN 0010-4159


Innes, Abby (2001) Czechoslovakia: the short goodbye Yale University Press, London. ISBN 0300090633

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