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