The opening years of 1980 were difficult for Yugoslavia: Open revolt has occurred in Kosovo province and economic hardship has added to a general crisis of confidence. The system of self-management, once the pride of Yugoslav ideologists, has come increasingly under fire in post-Tito Yugoslavia as proponents of the system search for a new basis of
Table of Contents
Westview Special Studies -- Introduction -- Apocalypse Culture and Social Change in Yugoslavia -- Institutional Arenas -- Party Monopoly and Political Change: The League of Communists Since Tito’s Death -- Political-Military Relations in Post-Tito Yugoslavia -- Self-Management and Socialization -- The Yugoslav Press in Flux -- Domestic Issue Areas -- Nationalities Policy and the “National Question” -- The Dynamics of Yugoslav Religious Policy: Some Insights from Organization Theory -- Can Titoism Survive Tito? Economic Problems and Policy Choices Confronting Tito’s Successors -- The New Feminism in Yugoslavia -- Environmental Protection: “The Tragedy of the Republics” -- Foreign Policy -- Yugoslav Nonalignment in the 1980s -- Yugoslavia and the USSR in the Post-Tito Era -- Systemic Views -- Political Decay in One-Party Systems in Eastern Europe: Yugoslav Patterns -- Contradiction and Reform in Yugoslav Communism: A Conclusion
"Pedro Ramet is an assistant professor in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. He is the author of Nationalism and Federalism in Yugoslavia, 1963–1983 (1984) and the editor of Religion and Nationalism in Soviet and East European Politics (1984). "