East Central Europe and the former Soviet Union: The Post-Socialist States, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

East Central Europe and the former Soviet Union

The Post-Socialist States, 1st Edition

By Michael Bradshaw, Alison Stenning


284 pages

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pub: 2004-01-22
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A comprehensive introduction to the important economic, social and political processes and development issues in this increasingly popular area of study. Employing a groundbreaking thematic approach the book centres its discussion on the interrelation between contemporary development theories and continuing transition issues in this huge and complex region.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Transformation and development

2. Economic restructuring and employment change

3. Foreign Investment and Regional Development 4. Urban change and localities

5. Rural change and agriculture

6. Environment and Environmentalism

7. Women's lives in Transition: 'Everything gets better but nothing is good'Gender

8. Nationality, citizenship and identity

9. The social consequences of transformation

10. Conclusion: Facing the Future

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Developing Areas Research Group

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography