Dr. Miro Haček, Professor

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  • Dr. Miro Haček, Professor
    Contact:
    Phone: +386 1 58 05 179
    Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@kecah.orim
    Office Hours:
    Office hours will be held from on Fridays 12.00 noon - 1.30pm using videoconference (please announce yourserf using e-mail at least one day ahead).


    Room:
    BP 19
    Courses:

    Undergraduate courses
    Public Administration
    Political System Of Slovenia

    Graduate courses
    Regionalna in lokalna samouprava
    Expert sphere:
    Public Administration
    (Comparative) Local Governments
    Comparative Politics
    Civil Service Systems
    Political and Administrative Management
  • Miro Hacek is Professor at the Department of Political Science at the Faculty of Social Sciences. He runs courses Introduction to Political System, Introduction to Public Administration and Local and Regional Government. From 2005 to 2007 and 2013 to 2017 he was the Head of political science department; from 2007 to 2011 he was also Head of policy analysis and public administration department at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana. From 1999 to 2009 he was General Secretary of the Slovenian Political Science Association, while in May 2009 he was elected President of the Association and in June 2011 for the vice-president of the Association. Between 2012-2018 he served as the Vice-President of Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA), and from 2018 he is current President of the Association.

    He also conducts a class on »Comparative Local Government in Europe« in the joint master’s programme Comparative local development (CoDe) at the University of Trento, Italy. He is COST actions "ProSEPS" and "ConstDeb" national representative.

    In 2020 he is Fulbright S-I-R Fellow at Black Hills State University (BHSU), US. He was visiting professor to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018), University of Johannesburg (summer 2018), Hong Kong Baptist University (2005, 2007), South Dakota State University (2009, 2010), Hughes Hall, Cambridge (2001) and De Montfort University, Leicester (2016). He is Editor-In-Chief of international Journal of Comparative Politics. He has published many scientific articles, papers and books in the Slovenian and English languages.
    • Haček, Miro. 2020. Financial autonomy of the Slovenian local government. Journal of comparative politics, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 86-98.
    • Melović, Boban, Radević, Ivan, Backović Vulić, Tamara and Haček, Miro. 2020. Social entrepreneurship and development of local self-governments - evidence from Montenegro. Lex localis: revija za lokalno samoupravo, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 855-883.
    • Haček, Miro and Kukovič, Simona. 2020. Deliberative democracy: the case of Slovenia. Political Preferences, no. 27, pp. 5-24,
    • Haček, Miro. 2019. The difficult look back: Slovenian democratic path after European Union accession. Politics in Central Europe, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 419-441,
    • Radević, Ivan and Haček, Miro. 2019. Decentralisation processes in Montenegrin public administration. Lex Localis: Journal of Local Self-Government, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 471-492.
    • Haček, Miro, Kukovič, Simona and Dobovšek, Bojan. 2019. La rémunération du travail politique en Slovénie: des mandats politiques financièrement peu attractifs. In: Le Saout, Rémy (ed.). La rémunération du travail politique en Europe, (Au fil du débat). Boulogne-Billancourt: Berger-Levrault. pp. 221-229.
    • Kukovič, Simona and Haček, Miro. 2019. Comparative local governments in Europe. In: Futó, Péter (ed.), Contemporary drivers of local development. Maribor: Institute for Local Self-Government, pp. 75-93.
    • Kukovič, Simona and Haček, Miro. 2018. Lokalno politično vodenje: glas svetnikov (Local Political Leadership: The Voice of Councilors). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences.
    • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. 2018. Cross-border cooperation as a tool of escaping crisis conditions in Slovenia. Transylvanian review of administrative sciences, no. 53 E, str. 54-66.
    • Haček, Miro, Simona Kukovič and Marjan Brezovšek. 2017. Slovenian Politics and the State. Lanham: Lexington Books.
    • Kukovič, Simona and Miro Haček. 2016. Continuity of leadership in Slovenian local government. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska. Sectio K, Politologia, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 97-108.
    • Brezovšek, Marjan, Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. 2016. Slovenska država in politika (Slovenian state and politics). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences.
    • Haček, Miro. 2016. The Quantitative Analysis of Chosen Indices of Democratisation Process in Former Yugoslav Republics. In: Turska-Kawa, Agnieszka and Miro Haček (eds.), Democratisation Processes in Poland and Slovenia: Comparative Study. Maribor: Lex Localis Press, pp. 23-36.
    • Kukovič, Simona, Haček, Miro and Alan Bukovnik. 2016. The issue of local autonomy in the Slovenian local government system. Lex localis, vol. 14, no. 3, July 2016, pp. 303-320.
    • Copus, Colin, Haček, Miro, et al. 2016. Have mayors will travel: trends and developments in the direct election of the mayor: a five-nation study. In: Kuhlmann, Sabine and Geert Bouckaert (eds.), Local public sector reforms in times of crisis: national trajectories and international comparisons (Governance and public management series). London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 301-315.
    • Haček, Miro. 2015. Civil Service System in Slovenia (Sistem javnih uslužbencev v Republiki Sloveniji). Ljubljana: FSS Publishing House.
    • Kukovič, Simona, Copus, Colin, Haček, Miro and Blair, Alasdair. 2015. Direct mayoral elections in Slovenia and England: traditions and trends compared. Lex localis, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 697-718.
    • Čehovin, Marko and Haček, Miro. 2015. Critical analysis of civil service politicization in Slovenia. World political science review, April 2015, vol. 11, iss. 1, pp. 133-155.
    • Brezovšek, Marjan, Haček, Miro and Kukovič, Simona. Javna uprava (Public Administration). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences.
    • Rožen, Tomaž and Haček, Miro. 2014. Merjenje upravljavske sposobnosti slovenskih občin (Measuring administrative capacity of Slovenian municipalities). Ljubljana: Faculty of Social Sciences.
    • Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. 2014. The processes of democratisation and trust in political institutions in Slovenia: comparative analysis. Annales, Series historia et sociologia, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 1-12.
    • Haček, Miro and Kukovič, Simona. 2013. Quality of democracy in Slovenia: the (dis)trust in political institutions and rule of law. In: Ágh, Attila (ed.). European futures: the perspectives of the new member states in the new Europe, (Together for Europe series, no. 16). Budapest: Budapest College of Communication and Business, 2013, pp. 301-323.
    • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek, Marjan and Kukovič, Simona. 2013. Slovenian democratic evolution and praxis. Zagreb: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung; Ljubljana: FSS Publishing House.
    • Haček, Miro, Kukovič, Simona and Brezovšek, Marjan. 2013. Problems of corruption and distrust in political and administrative institutions in Slovenia. Communist and post-communist studies, June 2013, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 255-261.
    • Haček, Miro and Grabner, Anja. 2013. Local sub-decentralization and sub-municipal divisions in Slovenia. Croatian and comparative public administration, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 213-230
    • Kukovič, Simona and Haček, Miro. 2013. The re-election of mayors in the Slovenian local self-government. Lex localis, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 87-99.
    • Haček, Miro. 2013. (Dis)trust into the rule of law in Slovenia. Preferencje Politicke, no. 4, pp. 9-23.
    • Nahtigal, Lea and Haček, Miro. 2013. Politicization of senior civil servants in Slovenia. Transylvanian review of administrative sciences, no. 39E, pp. 108-127.
    • Bačlija, Irena and Haček, Miro. 2012. Minority political participation at the local level: the Roma. The international journal on minority and group rights, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 53-68.
    • Kukovič, Simona, Haček, Miro and Grabner, Anja. 2012. Mayor: the strongest player in Slovenian local government?. Czech Political Science Review, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 218-233.
    • Haček, Miro. 2012. The commitment of senior civil servants to democratic freedoms and equality. Transylvanian review of administrative sciences, no. 35 E, pp. 93-106.
    • Brezovšek, Marjan, Haček, Miro, Kukovič, Simona and Zver, Milan. 2012. Political system of Slovenia. Calcutta, India: Sampark Publishing.
    • Toplak, Cirila and Haček, Miro. 2012. Slovenia – political insights. Warsaw, Poland: European School of Law and Administration.
    • Haček, Miro. 2011. Introduction of Entrepreneurial Principles in Municipal Administration: The Case of Slovenia. Hrvatska javna uprava, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 911–924.
    • Simona Kukovič and Haček, Miro. 2011. Non-partisan candidates and lists at Slovenian local elections 1994-2010. World Political Science Review, vol. 7, no. 1, article 4.
    • Haček, Miro and Simona Kukovič. 2011. Nestrankarski kandidati in liste na lokalnih volitvah v obdobju 1994-2010. Teorija in praksa, 48, 2, pp 376–392.
    • Haček, Miro. 2010. Non-partisan local actors as the element of absorbed local democracy?. Romanian Journal of Political Science, Spring 2010, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 38-51.
    • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek, Marjan, Bačlija, Irena and Smerkolj, Lea. 2010. Procesi regionalizacije in nadaljni razvoj slovenskega šolskega sistema. Inštitut za lokalno samoupravo in javna naročila, Maribor.
    • Haček, Miro. 2009. Politiki in visoki javni uslužbenci: kdo vlada? FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro (ed.) 2009. Lokalna samouprava III: Ob petnajsti obletnici ponovne uvedbe lokalne samouprave v Republiki Sloveniji. FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro. 2009. Corruption and anti-corruption tools in the Slovenian political system. In: Staronova, Katarína (ed.). Corruption and anti-corruption measures in Central and Eastern Europe. Bratislava: NISPAcee Press, pp. 65-76.
    • Haček, Miro and Irena Bačlija. 2009. Upravljalska sposobnost slovenskih občin. Lex localis, vol. 7, no. 3. pp. 307–346.
    • Haček, Miro. 2009. The consequences of civil service reform in Slovenia at national and local level: examining high-ranking civil servants' and politicians' democratic values and norms. In: Mathur, Rohit Raj (ed.), - Approaches to administrative reform in selected countries: a civil service perspective, (Icfai Books). Icfai University Press, Hyderabad, pp. 184–196.
    • Haček, Miro and Bačlija Irena. 2009. Political perception of urban sub-local entities: a comparison of studies from Ljubljana and Swedish cities. Khamasin, Journal of American University in Cairo, 3/2009, pp. 34–47.
    • Haček, Miro. Understanding politics in Slovenia: constitutional corporatism and politico-administrative relations. In: Johannsen, Lars and Hilmer Pedersen, Karin (ed.). Pathways: a study of six post-communist countries. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2009, pp. 99-116.
    • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek Marjan and Bačlija Irena. 2008. Upravljavska sposobnost in koalicijsko povezovanje v slovenskih občinah. FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro, Brezovšek Marjan and Zver Milan. 2008. Organizacija oblasti v Sloveniji. FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Brezovšek, Marjan and Haček, Miro. 2008. Separation of powers in Slovenian political system: problems and solutions. Journal of comparative politics, March 2008, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 5-33.
    • Haček, Miro, Bačlija Irena and Brezovsek, Marjan. 2008. Positive discrimination of the Roma minority. Ethnicities, SAGE Publications, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 227–250.
    • Haček, Miro. 2008. Roma. In: Schaeffer, Richard T. (ed.). Encyclopedia of race, ethnicity, and society. Los Angeles: SAGE Publications
    • Haček, Miro and Bačlija, Irena. 2007. Sodobni uslužbenski sistemi. FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro and Bačlija, Irena. 2007. Limited opportunities for political participation: a case-study of Roma local councillors in Slovenia. Romani studies, December 2007, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 155-179.
    • Haček, Miro. 2007. Načelo konkurenčnosti in uveljavljanje kompetenc v slovenski javni upravi. In: Haček, Miro and Zajc, Drago (ed.), Slovenija v evropski družbi znanja in razvoja. FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Brezovšek, Marjan, Haček Miro and Zver, Milan. 2007. Democratic praxis in Slovenia. Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk and West Bohemia University, Plzen, Czech Republic.
    • Haček, Miro. 2006. The relationship between civil servants and politicians in a post-communist country: a case of Slovenia. Public administration, vol.84, no.1, pp. 165–184, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
    • Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. 2006. Commitment of Slovenian civil servants and politicians to democratic values and norms. In: Rosenbaum, Allan and Nemec, Juraj (ed.). Democratic governance in the Central and Eastern European countries: challenges and responses for the XXI century. Bratislava, NISPAcee.
    • Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. 2006. Democratic values and bureaucracy in Slovenia. In: Peters, B. Guy, Sootla, Georg and Connaughton, Bernadette (ed.), Politico-administrative dilemma : traditional problems and new solutions. NISPAcee, Bratislava, pp. 35–49.
    • Haček, Miro. 2005. Politika birokracije. Modrijan, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro. 2001. Sistem javnih uslužbencev. FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro. 2005. The importance of democratic freedoms and equality in Slovenian public administration. Asia Pacific journal of public administration, vol.27, no.1, pp. 91–106, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.
    • Haček, Miro. 2003. Odnos med državo in lokalno samoupravo v Republiki Sloveniji. In: Brezovšek, Marjan, Haček, Miro (ed.). Globalizacija in državna uprava. Ljubljana: FSS Publishing House, pp. 219–233.
    • Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. 2004. Political participation on the local level: the role of city-districts in Slovenia. Central European Political Science Review, Spring 2004, vol. 5, no. 15, pp. 74-94.
    • Haček, Miro and Brezovšek, Marjan. 2002. Slovenia on the road to the EU. The new civil service system. Central European Political Science Review, Summer 2002, vol. 3, no. 8, page 165-179.
    • Bačlija, Irena and Haček, Miro. 2004. Četrtne skupnosti: nova kvaliteta v politični participaciji. Lex Localis, vol.2, no.5, pp. 69-90.
    • Brezovšek, Marjan and Haček, Miro. 2003. The modernization process of Slovenian public administration and corruption. Central European Political Science Review, Fall 2003, vol. 4, no. 13, pp. 55–73.
    • Haček, Miro. 2001. Ustavne spremembe in uvajanje širših samoupravnih lokalnih skupnosti v Sloveniji. In: Zajc, Drago (ed.), Slovenska država – ob deseti obletnici, Založba FSS Publishing House, Ljubljana.
    • Haček, Miro. 2001. Organiziranost in učinkovitost občinske uprave – primer mesta Ljubljana. Teorija in praksa, 39, No. 3/4, page 395-411.
    • Haček, Miro. 2003. The participation of local government units in global world. In: Brezovšek, Marjan, Haček, Miro (ed.). Globalisation and administration. Ljubljana: FSS Publishing House, pp. 255–265.
    • Haček, Miro. 2001. Proces ekonomske konsolidacije v državah nekdanje Jugoslavije. In: Danica Fink-Hafner and Haček Miro (ed.), Transition to Democracy II, Založba FSS Publishing House, Slovenia.
    • Haček, Miro. 1999. Lokalne volitve – primerjava 1994–1998. Teorija in praksa, 36, 2, pp. 218–229.
    • Haček, Miro. 2000. Proces ekonomske konsolidacije v državah srednje in vzhodne Evrope (Democratic Transition Processes in Middle and Eastern Europe). In: Danica Fink-Hafner and Haček, Miro (ed.), Democratic Transition, Profesija, Ljubljana.
    • Fink-Hafner, Danica and Haček, Miro (ed.). 2000. Demokratični prehodi I. Založba FSS Publishing House, zbirka Profesija, Ljubljana.
    • Fink-Hafner, Danica and Haček, Miro (ed.). 2001. Demokratični prehodi II. Založba FSS Publishing House, zbirka Profesija, Ljubljana.


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