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The Economics of Soviet Breakup

The Economics of Soviet Breakup

1st Edition

Bert van Selm
August 26, 2016

This book analyzes the effects of the break-up of the Soviet Union into fifteen independent states. Topics discussed include: * past and present economic relations between the republics, and forecasts for the future * discussion of Customs Unions, Monetary Union or Payments Union as possible ways ...

Surviving Post-Socialism Local Strategies and Regional Responses in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Surviving Post-Socialism: Local Strategies and Regional Responses in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

1st Edition

Sue Bridger, Frances Pine
July 13, 2016

This book focuses on survival strategies developed at local levels in response to changing cultural, political and economic structures in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. An interdisciplinary approach is adopted as the contributors engage with questions of gender, ethnicity, migration, ...

Ukraine State and Nation Building

Ukraine: State and Nation Building

1st Edition

Taras Kuzio
July 13, 2016

Ukraine: State and Nation Building explores the transformation of Soviet Ukraine into an independent state and examines the new elites and their role in the state building process, as well as other attributes of the modern nation-state such as borders, symbols, myths and national histories. ...

Poverty in Transition Economies

Poverty in Transition Economies

1st Edition

Sandra Hutton, Gerry Redmond
March 23, 2000

This study addresses the experience of, and responses to poverty in a range of transition economies including Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Romania, Albania and Macedonia. It covers topics such as the definition of poverty lines and the measurement of poverty; the role of ...

Experimenting With Democracy Regime Change in the Balkans

Experimenting With Democracy: Regime Change in the Balkans

1st Edition

Tom Gallagher, Geoffrey Pridham
October 14, 1999

The chronic instability in the Balkan States of South East Europe has prevented the end of the Cold War becoming an era of genuine peace in Europe. Against a background of competing nationalisms, economic decline, the resilience of authoritarianism, it is easy to forget that there have been ...

The Countries of the Former Soviet Union at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century The Baltic and European States in Transition

The Countries of the Former Soviet Union at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century: The Baltic and European States in Transition

1st Edition

Ian Jeffries
October 01, 2012

Offering a unique level of coverage, this book provides a comprehensive survey of the political and economic development of the countries of the former Soviet Union from the mid-1990s onwards....

Financial Reforms in Eastern Europe A Policy Model for Poland

Financial Reforms in Eastern Europe: A Policy Model for Poland

1st Edition

Kanhaya Gupta, Robert Lensink
August 21, 2006

This book presents a model which simulates the effects of financial reforms in transitional economies, which is then applied to Poland for a variety of policy simulations. The authors develop models for households, commerical banks and firms, expanding their enquiry into the government sector, the ...

Organizational Change in Post-Communist Europe Management and Transformation in the Czech Republic

Organizational Change in Post-Communist Europe: Management and Transformation in the Czech Republic

1st Edition

Ed Clark, Anna Soulsby
December 03, 1998

This book provides a unique and detailed examination of the complex processes of transformation in former state-owned enterprises in the Czech Republic. Drawing on in-depth case studies of organizational transformation, the authors adopt a social-institutionalist approach to the study of ...

Work, Employment and Transition

Work, Employment and Transition

1st Edition

Al Rainnie, Adrian Smith, Adam Swain
February 07, 2002

Since the late 1980s the experiences of work and employment in the former communist world have been profoundly transformed. Work, Employment and Transition brings together a series of essays by leading international scholars which highlights the varied and complex forms that work and employment ...

Social Capital and the Transition to Democracy

Social Capital and the Transition to Democracy

1st Edition

Gabriel Badescu, Eric Uslaner
June 05, 2003

The concept of social capital has been used by political scientists to explain both the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and the decline of social cohesion in Western societies. This edited collection presents the latest quantitative research on how post-communist countries are adapting to...

The Caucasus and Central Asian Republics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century A guide to the economies in transition

The Caucasus and Central Asian Republics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century: A guide to the economies in transition

1st Edition

Ian Jeffries
September 04, 2003

This book provides a unique level of coverage of economic and political events of global significance, including foreign trade, foreign direct investment, the impact of oil and natural gas finds, Islamic extremism, the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and the reaction of the...

Elites and Democratic Development in Russia

Elites and Democratic Development in Russia

1st Edition

Vladimir Gel'man, Anton Steen
May 22, 2003

The transformation from Communist rule towards democratic development in Russia cannot be fully understood without taking the elites into full consideration. Elites and Democratic Development in Russia examines how elites support and challenge democracy and why they are crucial to Russian democracy...

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