The complexity of integrating democratic values and societal security through the process of timely intervention: empirical analysis and projection of North Macedonia

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Katerina Veljanovska Blazhevska


    The promotion of democratic values, societal security through the actualization of the securitization process, is inevitable through the applicability of early warning methods. All of this is particularly evident when the focus is on national interests, as opposed to state capacities.
    The building of a stable and democratic state is correlated with establishing cooperation between the local and state authorities, and more specifically, finding an appropriate way to understand security social challenges and segmentation of the public with the aim of transparent representation and achieving the realization of the so-called "mini publics" concept.
      Within the framework of this scientific paper, an empirical framework of quantitative research has been implemented in order to perform a relevant presentation of the situation in the Republic of North Macedonia, from the perspective of: (1) implementation of programs for involving the public at the local level in the so-called mini publics; (2) the existence of a strategy between the local and state authorities for targeting the challenges of the domestic societal framework; with the aim of a real and effective insight into the priorities and needs of the societal security. In addition, a method of descriptive analysis is used to interpret the obtained data.


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Veljanovska Blazhevska, K. (2022). The complexity of integrating democratic values and societal security through the process of timely intervention: empirical analysis and projection of North Macedonia. National Interest, 2(10), 1–13. Retrieved from
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