This book examines the fortunes of social democracy since 1989 in the former GDR, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, setting the analysis in a broader European framework, and relating the current problems of social democracy in western Europe to developments in the east of the continent.
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German Politics, Vol 4, No 1, April 95
"In its examination of social democratic parties in east-central Europe, this book makes a valuable contribution to comparative politics."
Political Studies, Vol 64, 1996
"The Waller et al volume is at its most stimulating precisely when it tries to come to terms with post-communism as a global phenomenon.