This title was first published in 2000. The years 1975 to 2000 are characterized by fundamental changes in the global political landscape. Perhaps the biggest change was the collapse of certain communist regimes. This text analyzes what that meant for the USSR and Europe. It looks at the cause of change, the social forces behind them and future prospects.
Table of Contents
1. Labour and Political Change in the Global Political Economy. 2. Labour and the Soviet State. 3. Perestroika and Labour's Response. 4. Labour, Democratisation and the Collapse of the USSR. 5. Labour, State and Democracy in Russia. 6. Labour, State and Democracy in Ukraine. 7. Theorising Transition and the Role of Labour.