Peasants And Power: State Autonomy And The Collectivization Of Agriculture In Eastern Europe, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Peasants And Power

State Autonomy And The Collectivization Of Agriculture In Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

By Joan Sokolovsky

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181 pages

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Focusing on events in Hungary and Poland from 1948 to 1962, Dr Sokolovsky shows why collectivization can best be understood as an element in state-building for the new regimes of Eastern Europe. For these countries policy options were constrained by dependence upon the Soviet Union and the economic demands of a newly industrializing society. Econom

Table of Contents

Collectivization and Theory-Building -- The Implementation of Collectivization in Poland -- The Second Phase -- The Implementation of Collectivization in Hungary -- Hungary: The Second Phase -- Collectivization and State-Building: Poland and Hungary Compared

About the Author

Jay Sokolovsky is Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of Society, Culture and Language, University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General