1 edition of politics of the postcommunist world found in the catalog.
politics of the postcommunist world
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|Statement||edited by Stephen White and Daniel N. Nelson. Vol.1.|
|Series||The international library of politics and comparative government|
|Contributions||White, Stephen, 1945-, Nelson, Daniel N., 1948-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||534|
In Politics without a Past Shari J. Cohen offers a powerful challenge to common characterizations of postcommunist politics as either a resurgence of aggressive nationalism or an evolution toward Western-style democracy. Cohen draws upon extensive field research to paint a picture of postcommunist. On Friday, September 7th please join us for a book talk with Hilary Appel (Claremont McKenna College) and Mitchell A. Orenstein (University of Pennsylvania) on From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries. Hilary Appel and Mitchell Orenstein will present their new book entitled From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries Written:
Western politicians, pundits, and the public were wholly unprepared for the violent conflicts erupting in eastern and central Europe and the former Soviet Union after the end of the Cold War. In Audience, everyone is implicated: the regime, the brewmaster, Vaněk brewmaster is a variation of the greengrocer; he is both victim and oppressor. For Michnik, among the disappointments of post-communism has been the rise of right-wing nationalist populism, accompanied by an official memory politics known as “historical policy.”.
Russia (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ) and coeditor of The Politics of Labor in a Global Age (New York: Oxford University Press, ). He is presently working on a book compar-ing the evolution of labor politics across postcommunist countries. Communist Legacies, Postcommunist Transformations, and the Fate of Organized Labor. The book outlines three major models: the Czech church-state separation model, in which religion is private and the government secular; the pluralist model of Hungary, Bulgaria, and Latvia, which.
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The Politics of the Postcommunist World book. The Politics of the Postcommunist World. DOI link for The Politics of the Postcommunist World. This series brings together the most significant journal articles to appear in the field of comparative politics since the s.
The aim is to render accessible to teachers, researchers and students Cited by: 2. "Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World surveys the waves of democratizing movements across the postcommunist region subsequent to the period to raise critical questions about the sources of regime change, among them popular protest and mobilization, opposition cohesiveness, the diffusion of organizational tactics, and the influence of external : Paperback.
Finally, inthe book presents the clear outlines of new political systems and post-Communist politics as they took professionals, students and others interested in Eastern European politics. About the Author. Karen Henderson is a lecturer in East European Politics at.
This timely book surveys political change in postcommunist Europe. It provides a brief overview of the history and communist legacy of each country, then reviews the new constitutional framework, the principal political parties and their orientation, the direction and scope of economic reform, and the foreign and security policies.
This timely book surveys political change in postcommunist Europe. It begins with a brief overview of the history and the communist legacy of each country, then examines the new constitutional framework, the principal political parties and their orientations, the direction and scope of economic reform, and the foreign and security policies.
So far, this book has told a story of postcommunist labor weakness and its impact on politics. The aim of this chapter is to explore the changes in union behavior. Just as the Bolshevik revolution defined the early politics of the 20th century, the transition from communist rule is the landmark event of its final years.
In this important textbook, based on a wealth of references including interview and survey material, Stephen White offers a full, discriminating account of the dramatic process of change in what is still the world's largest country.
5 Hellman (fn. 3); Fish, M. Steven, “The Determinants of Economic Reform in the Post-Communist World,” East European Politics and Society 12 (Winter ); Kopstein, Jeffrey S.
and Reilly, David A., “Geographic Diffusion and the Transformation Cited by: The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries; The Political Economy of Pension Policy Reversal in Post-Communist Countries. “How Politics and Institutions Affect Pension Reform in Three Postcommunist Countries,” World Bank Policy Research Working Paper (March).
Orenstein, Mitchell by: 2. Joel S. Hellman - Winners Take All: The Politics of Partial Reform in Postcommunist Transitions - World Politics The J-curve distribution of costs and benefits is also assumed to create a collective action problem that generates political obstacles to economic reform.
It is commonly argued that. For this reason, works that treat the postcommunist world as a “laboratory” or a “grand experiment” in which lots of variables can be held constant are becoming less and less appropriate, Hale argues as much in his Patronal Politics book: 68 former Soviet countries share Author: Michael Bernhard, Venelin I.
Ganev, Anna Grzymała-Busse, Stephen E. Hanson, Yoshiko M. Herrera, Dmit. Ost tells a fascinating story about the evolution of postcommunist society in Eastern Europe. Informed by years of fieldwork in Polish factory towns, scores of interviews with workers, labor activists, and politicians, and an exhaustive reading of primary sources, his new book gives voice to.
This timely book surveys political change in postcommunist Europe. It concentrates on the western periphery of the former Soviet empire and covers the countries of four regions: East Central Europe (Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary); the Balkans (Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, the Third Yugoslavia, Macedonia, and Albania); the Baltic Rim (Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia %().
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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Anger and Politics in Postcommunist Europe” as Want to Read/5. Postcommunist Privatization and Politics. Privatization Design in Czechoslovakia, The Politics of Privatization in the Czech Republic.
The Politics of Privatization in Slovakia. Postprivatization Entrepreneurs and the Political Economy of Ukraine. The Political Economy of Regime Change in Serbia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Priests of Prosperity explores the unsung revolutionary campaign to transform postcommunist central banks from command-economy cash cows into Western-style monetary guardians.
Juliet Johnson conducted more than interviews in seventeen countries with central bankers, international assistance providers, policymakers, and private-sector finance professionals Author: Juliet Johnson.
Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume brings together a di /5(6). Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World This volume brings together a distinguished group of scholars working on Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union to examine in depth three waves of democratic change that took place in.
Table of Contents. Introduction: Party Regulation and Party Politics in Post-communist Europe [Fernando Casal Bértoa and Ingrid van Biezen] Regulation and The Reshaping of Party Politics in Poland [Fernando Casal Bértoa and Marcin Walecki] Three Laws To Rule Them All: The Consolidation of Slovakia’s Party Regulation, [Peter Učeň, Kevin Deegan-Krause and Fernando.
Reilly, “Geographic Diffusion and the T ransformation of the Postcommunist World,” W orld Politics 53 (October ). 6 Anders Aslund, Peter Boone, and S imon Johnson, “How to Stabilize.2 WORLD POLITICS norms, resources, and institutions that are necessary to the construction of political democracies and market economies in the postcommunist era.
In what follows we use the entire universe of postcommunist cases to test this geographic or spatial .Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World examines three waves of democratic change that took place in eleven different former Communist nations.
It draws important conclusions about the rise, development, and breakdown of both democracy and dictatorship in each country, providing a comparative perspective on the post-Communist Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press.