In the last decade the former communist states of East and Central Europe have witnessed extraordinary and fundamental transformations in society, politics and economy. This new series brings together scholars in the field to examine wide-ranging aspects of this ongoing process of transition.
The Economics of Soviet Breakup
Surviving Post-Socialism Local Strategies and Regional Responses in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
Ukraine State and Nation Building
Poverty in Transition Economies
The Countries of the Former Soviet Union at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century The Baltic and European States in Transition
Organizational Change in Post-Communist Europe Management and Transformation in the Czech Republic
Work, Employment and Transition
Social Capital and the Transition to Democracy
By 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 ...
By Sue Bridger, Frances Pine
July 12, 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, ...
By Taras Kuzio
July 12, 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. ...
By Sandra Hutton, Gerry Redmond
June 06, 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 ...
By Jozef M. van Brabant
May 06, 1998
This book addresses the policy questions surrounding the challenge of transforming eastern European economies from their planned, administrative past to vibrant market-based entities. Jozef van Brabant considers in turn, the wider set of challenges facing these economies - stabilization, ...
By Tom Gallagher, Geoffrey Pridham
February 01, 2000
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 ...
By Ian Jeffries
September 25, 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....
By 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 ...
By Ed Clark, Anna Soulsby
January 05, 1999
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 ...
By Al Rainnie, Adrian Smith, Adam Swain
March 29, 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 ...
By Gabriel Badescu, Eric Uslaner
July 29, 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...
By Ian Jeffries
November 07, 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...