Transformation of State Socialism: System Change, Capitalism, or Something Else? / Edition 1

Transformation of State Socialism: System Change, Capitalism, or Something Else? / Edition 1

by David Lane
     
 

ISBN-10: 023052088X

ISBN-13: 9780230520882

Pub. Date: 11/13/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book considers aspects of transformation of former state socialist countries: social and economic outcomes; forces in the transformation process; problems of consolidation of the new regimes;and other scenarios. It also looks at alternative types of society that might replace state socialism, particularly state capitalism and market socialism.  See more details below

Overview

This book considers aspects of transformation of former state socialist countries: social and economic outcomes; forces in the transformation process; problems of consolidation of the new regimes;and other scenarios. It also looks at alternative types of society that might replace state socialism, particularly state capitalism and market socialism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230520882
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/13/2007
Series:
Studies in Economic Transition Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Outcomes of Transformation; D.Lane PART I: SOCIAL FORCES AND TRANSFORMATION Communist Nostalgia and its Consequences in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine; S.White The Social Bases of Reform and Anti-Reform in Russia and Ukraine; D.Lane Why Labour Turns to the Right: Social Forces in the Post-Communist Transition; D.Ost PART II: OUTCOMES OF TRANSFORMATION: CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE The European Union's Influence on the Development of Capitalism in Central Europe; P.Hanson The Outcomes of the Czech Economic Transformation; M.Myant The Integration of the GDR into the Federal Republic: Challenges and Constraints; R.Schmidt The Russian Transformation: A New Form of Etacratism; O.Shkaratan PART III: CONSOLIDATION OF NEW REGIMES: THE PROBLEM OF INEQUALITY Effects of Transformation on Inequality in Russia; N.Manning Inequalities in Health and Health Care in Post Communist Europe; P.Watson Rapid Large Scale Privatization and the Post Communist Mortality Crisis; L.King & D.Stuckler PART IV: ALTERNATIVE SCENARIOS: REFORM WITHOUT SYSTEM CHANGE? Belarus: A Market Socialism Prototype?; M.Nuti Transnational Ties and Transformation of Cuban Socialism; S.Eckstein Change and Continuity in North Korea; S.Kwon The Impact of the Demise of State Socialism on China; J.Wilson The Consequences of Transformation on the Third World; S.Mizobata

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