Reform of the Socialist System in Central and Eastern Europe

Reform of the Socialist System in Central and Eastern Europe

by Martin J. Bull
     
 

This book analyzes the reform of the socialist system in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Uniquely, it adopts a multi-disciplinary perspective which includes authors from both Western Europe and the former communist world. The volume contains analyses of: the prospects for civil society; economic reform and privatization; theories of economic…  See more details below

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This book analyzes the reform of the socialist system in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Uniquely, it adopts a multi-disciplinary perspective which includes authors from both Western Europe and the former communist world. The volume contains analyses of: the prospects for civil society; economic reform and privatization; theories of economic transition and the role of the state; political change and the presence of former communist parties; the prospects for democracy in the former Soviet Union, and gender aspects of labor market reform.

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Brings together perspectives from the fields of sociology, economics, history, political science, and geography on a variety of issues concerning Central and Eastern Europe's transition from communism. Nine chapters discuss subjects such as developments and problems with the transition to markets, civil society and ethnic unrest, interventionism in East European economics, an overview of current Russian political economy, and the effects of transition on women in the polish labor market. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312177324
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.65(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.77(d)

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