The Economics of Soviet Breakup
Ukraine: State and Nation Building
Surviving Post-Socialism: Local Strategies and Regional Responses in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
The Caucasus and Central Asian Republics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century: A guide to the economies in transition
Social Capital and the Transition to Democracy
Elites and Democratic Development in Russia
The Former Yugoslavia at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century: A Guide to the Economies in Transition
Transition Economies and Foreign Trade
Work, Employment and Transition
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...
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....
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,...
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....
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...
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...
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...
October 17, 2002
Stoliarov presents an analysis of the historical traditions and distinctive features of modern Russian federalism. He reviews the state of affairs in today's Russia as it strives to become a federal democracy securing the rights and liberties of its citizens. By tracing two contrasting ideas -...
May 16, 2002
This book focuses on the recent political and economic events in the former Yugoslavia.The author presents a clear, detailed and accessible breakdown of the developments in: Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (...
March 28, 2002
Transition Economies and Foreign Trade makes the bold claim to have solved puzzles that have hindered the subject for years. By taking the distortions of the Communist era into consideration, Winiecki has explained the phenomenon of the decline in output and trade, as well as explaining the dual...
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...
February 07, 2002
Following on from Jeffries' 2001 Economies in Transition: A Guide to China, Cuba, Mongolia, North Korea and Vietnam at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, this comprehensive survey of economic and political change focuses on the countries of Eastern Europe. Jeffries also discusses the general...