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.
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.