A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of Central and South-Eastern Europe, incorporating coverage of the latest economic and political developments.
- Includes expert analysis of questions of regional importance, up-to-date statistics, extensive directories, and biographical information
- Provides an impartial discussion of the politics and economy of the region
Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by acknowledged experts and covering issues of regional interest, including: Central and South-Eastern European Economies; Minorities in Central and South-Eastern Europe; Environmental Governance and EU Enlargement; The Baltic Sea Region; Bosnia and Herzegovina since Dayton; The Impact of EU Integration on and Social Policy Reforms in Central and South-Eastern Europe; Modern Greece in South-Eastern Europe; plus appendices on the religions of the region and on the Russian Baltic territory of Kaliningrad.
Detailed individual chapters for each country include a description of physical and social geography; a chronology; essays on the history and economy; and a statistical survey. Each chapter also includes a comprehensive directory of names, addresses, and contact details, together with information on: the Constitution, national and local government, political organizations, diplomatic representation, the judicial system, religion, the media, finance, telecommunications, trade and industry (including major companies), transport, tourism, culture, education, social welfare, the environment and defence. There is also a select bibliography.
Who's Who in Central and South-Eastern Europe
Biographical details on some 200 of the region's leading political figures.
Provides detailed information on selected regional and international organizations; a list of research institutes; and select bibliographies of both books and periodicals.
Table of Contents
Part 1: General Survey. Political Corruption and Organized Crime in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Central and South-Eastern European Economics. Minorities in Central and South-Eastern Europe. EU Integration and Social Policy Reforms in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Environmental Governance and EU Enlargement: Developments in New Member States and the Western Balkans. The Baltic Sea Region. Modern Greece in South-Eastern Europe. Bosnia and Herzegovina since Dayton. Part 2: Country Surveys. Albania. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bulgaria. Croatia. The Czech Republic. Estonia. Greece. Hungary. Kosovo. Latvia. Lithuania. The Fomer Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Montenegro. Poland. Romania. Serbia. Slovakia. Slovenia. Part 3: Who's Who of Central and South-Eastern Europe. Part 4: Regional Information. Regional Organizations.
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