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From Leninism to Freedom

The Challenges of Democratization, 1st Edition

Edited by Margaret Latus Nugent

Routledge

302 pages

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Description

This book stimulates inquiry into questions about how to facilitate and consolidate transitions from Leninism to market-oriented democracies. It allows readers to appreciate the diversity of opinion that exists on such questions as the causes for what happened and the prospects for the future.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- To Leninism and Back -- Historical Foundations for Democracy in Russia? -- Democracy and the Market: A Marriage of Inconvenience -- Consolidating Democratic Breakthroughs in Leninist States -- Implementing a Market-Oriented Economy -- The Role of Law in Democratic and Economic Reform in Leninist States -- Civil Society and Freedom in the Post-Communist World -- Civil Society in the Emerging Democracies: Poland and Hungary -- Transforming East Germany: A New German Question -- Transition to Democracy in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland: A Preliminary Analysis -- Democratization in the Multinational State of Yugoslavia -- Economic Decentralization and Democratization in the USSR -- Civil Society and Democratization in China -- The Prospects for Transitions from Leninism to Democracy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General