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Studies in Economic Transition

The Transformation of State Socialism

System Change, Capitalism, or Something Else?

Editors: Lane, D. (Ed.)

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This book considers aspects of transformation of former state socialist countries: social and economic outcomes; forces in the transformation process; problems of consolidation of the new regimes;and other scenarios. It also looks at alternative types of society that might replace state socialism, particularly state capitalism and market socialism.

About the authors

SUSAN ECKSTEIN Professor of Sociology, Boston University, USA PHILIP HANSON Emeritus Professor of the Political Economy of Russia and Eastern Europe, University of Birmingham, UK; Associate Fellow, Chatham House, UK LAWRENCE P. KING Reader, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, UK; Fellow, Emmanuel College, UK SOYOUNG KWON North Korea Expert and Policy Advisor, European Parliament NICK MANNING Professor of Social Policy and Sociology, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, UK SATOSHI MIZOBATA Professor and Vice-Director, University of Kyoto, Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, Japan MARTIN MYANT Professor, Paisley Business School, University of Paisley, UK MARIO NUTI Professor of Comparative Economic Systems, University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy DAVID OST Professor of Political Science, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York, USA; Visiting Professor, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary RUDI SCHMIDT Former Chair, Sociology of Work Committee, German Sociological Association, Germany OVSEY SHKARATAN Professor, State University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia DAVID STUCKLER Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, UK PEGGY WATSON Senior Researcher, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK STEPHEN WHITE Professor, International Politics, and Senior Associate, School of Central and East European Studies, University of Glasgow, UK JEANNE L. WILSON Professor of Political Science, Wheaton College, Norton, MA, USA; Research Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Research, Harvard University, USA

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'...a very useful addition to reading lists for its breadth of coverage and illustration of the contingency of transformational processes and outcomes globally.' - Political Studies Review


Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction: Outcomes of Transformation

    Lane, David

    Pages 1-32

  • Communist Nostalgia and its Consequences in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

    White, Stephen

    Pages 35-56

  • The Social Bases of Reform and Anti-reform in Russia and Ukraine

    Lane, David

    Pages 57-76

  • Social Forces and the Post-communist Transition: Why Labour Turns Right

    Ost, David

    Pages 77-91

  • The European Union’s Influence on the Development of Capitalism in Central Europe

    Hanson, Philip

    Pages 95-112

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Transformation of State Socialism
Book Subtitle
System Change, Capitalism, or Something Else?
Editors
  • D. Lane
Series Title
Studies in Economic Transition
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59102-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230591028
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-52088-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35592-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 312
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