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Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Georgina Waylen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the roles that women's mobilizations have played in processes of democratization and the impact of transitions to democracy on gender relations. In an over-arching and thematic ... More


International Migration and the Consolidation of Democracy

Ewa Morawska

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Examines the relationship between westbound international migrations and the consolidation of democracy in contemporary East Central Europe (ECE). The chapter focuses on Poland, the Czech Republic, ... More


New Democracies in the Old World: Remarks on Will Kymlicka's Approach to Nation‐Building in Post‐Communist Europe

Boris Tsilevich

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper argues that liberal democratic values provide clear markers for acceptable approaches to minority policies, which is lacking in East Central European countries. Two main trends are evident ... More


Crime, Corruption, and Politics: Transnational Factors

Leslie Holmes

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Examines the internationalization of crime and corruption in post‐communist states and its serious implications for both established democracies and democratizing countries. The main hypothesis is ... More


On the Chances of Ethnocultural Justice in East Central Europe

Tibor Várady

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that ethnocultural neutrality and group-neutral regulation cannot accommodate cultural pluralism nor guarantee stability and peace between ethnic majorities and minorities in East ... More


Reflections on Minority Rights Politics for East Central European Countries

Panayote Dimitras and Nafsika Papanikolatos

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most East Central European (ECE) countries are very reluctant, if not hostile, to apply the liberal and democratic approach to ethnocultural diversity. This democratic process is immobilized by the ... More


Where and When Was (East) Central Europe?

Michael G. Müller

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The concept of ‘historical regions’ as trans-national historical spaces suggests that the nations forming a Geschichtsregion have many similar historical experiences (economic, political, social, or ... More


Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Monika Baár

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Peripheral cultures have been largely absent from the European canon of historiography. The principal aim of this book is to contribute to redressing the balance. It does so by offering an insight ... More


Institutionalization and Professionalization

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 3, ‘Institutionalization and Professionalization’, examines the institutional setting of the five scholars' activities and investigates their role in the professionalization and ... More


Intergenerational Mobility in Poland: 1972–88–94

Bogdan W. Mach

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Detailed 1972–1988–1994 comparisons of intergenerational mobility in Poland reveal significant gender differences. Instances of upward movement increase over time among women, but remain stable among ... More


Introduction

Balázs Trencsényi, Maciej Janowski, Mónika Baár, Maria Falina, and Michal Kopeček

in A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume I: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Long Nineteenth Century'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737148
eISBN:
9780191800610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737148.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Introduction provides an overview of the methodological and interpretative perspectives of the book. It argues that it is impossible to construct a narration of East Central European intellectual ... More


The Positions and Fortunes of Social Democratic Parties in East Central Europe

Vachudova Milada Anna

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author finds that social democracy in central and eastern Europe has not enjoyed the success expected of it since the transition to democracy and examines the reasons for this. On the other hand, ... More


Comparing Paths of Transition: Employment Opportunities and Earnings In East Germany and Poland During the First Ten Years of the Transformation Process

Martin Diewald and Bogdan W. Mach (eds)

in After the Fall of the Wall: Life Courses in the Transformation of East Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752084
eISBN:
9780804779456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752084.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter compares East Germany and Poland for three purposes: to document how exceptional the East German rules of transformation were in comparison to other countries in East Central Europe; to ... More


Universalist Hopes in India and Europe: The Worlds of Rabindranath Tagore and Srečko Kosovel

Ana Jelnikar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460908
eISBN:
9780199086436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1913, Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize in Literature. World famous overnight, he was translated into numerous languages. Meanwhile, in Slovenia, a young, still anonymous poet felt ... More


Post-trauma “Precious Legacies”: Jewish Museums in Eastern Europe after the Holocaust and before the Fall of Communism

Ruth Ellen Gruber

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history of Jewish museums in Communist East-Central Europe before the fall of communism and after the Holocaust. It analyzes the ways these museums presented Jewish history, ... More


A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume II, Part II: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Short Twentieth Century' (1968 and Beyond)

Balázs Trencsenyi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, and Mónika Baár

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829607
eISBN:
9780191868122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe is a two-volume synthetic overview, authored by an international team of researchers. Covering twenty national cultures and 250 years, it ... More


A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume II: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Short Twentieth Century' and Beyond, Part I: 1918-1968

Balázs Trencsényi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, Mónika Baár, and Maciej Janowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198737155
eISBN:
9780191800627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737155.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe is a two-volume synthetic overview, authored by an international team of researchers. Covering twenty national cultures and 250 years, it ... More


Tagore in Europe: Diverse Responses

Ana Jelnikar

in Universalist Hopes in India and Europe: The Worlds of Rabindranath Tagore and Srečko Kosovel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460908
eISBN:
9780199086436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460908.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Travel for Tagore was both theory and praxis, and this chapter starts by considering Tagore’s rationale for travel as a way of engaging the ethical self and broadening moral consciousness. It gives ... More


Early Modern Cartography and Power in European Russia and Poland-lithuania

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226744254
eISBN:
9780226744278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226744278.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the historical antecedents behind the early modern intellectual and territorial mapping of East Central Europe, with Poland as a provisional centerpiece. It asks why maps were ... More


The Text and the World

Piotr Górecki

in The Text and the World: The Henryków Book, Its Authors, and their Region, 1160–1310

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199688791
eISBN:
9780191767975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688791.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter serves as a brief conclusion. It revisits the relationship between the Book considered as a text, and the processes, events, and relationships with which the text engages. It turns, in ... More


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