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Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Roderick Martin

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This book analyses changes in enterprises in seven European countries since 1989 — Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia. Economic trends have differed vastly ... More


Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Milada Anna Vachudova

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The quality of political competition at the moment of transition explains the divergence in the domestic trajectories of East European states, steering Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic towards ... More


To Elect or to Select?

Margit Tavits

in Presidents with Prime Ministers: Do Direct Elections Matter?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553327
eISBN:
9780191721007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553327.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter applies alternative research methods to test the effect of direct elections on presidential activism. First, the Slovakian case offers a setting of a natural experiment because it ... More


De‐Communization and Political Justice in Central and Eastern Europe

Carmen González‐Enríquez

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

An exploration is made of the nature and scope of de-communization and political justice in Czechoslovakia (the Czech Republic, Slovakia), Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland and Hungary, to each of ... More


Slovakia: From the Ambiguous Constitution to the Dominance of Informal Rules

Darina Malová

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 1: Institutional Engineering

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244089
eISBN:
9780191600364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244081.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes the reasons behind the hastily drafted Constitution of Slovakia and explains why it proved insufficient to provide guidance to political leaders and to foster the consolidation of ... More


Slovakia: Misreading the Western Message

Ivo Samson

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.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Shows the relative failure of Western pressure aimed at improving the democratic record of successive Slovak governments led by the former Prime Minister Vladimir Mečiar. The chapter points to ... More


Five Years After the Fall: Trajectories of Support for Democracy in Post‐Communist Europe

William Mishler and Richard Rose

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Assesses the trajectories and dynamics of public support for seven democratizing regimes in Central and Eastern Europe—Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and ... More


Political Support in East–Central Europe

Gábor Tóka

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the relevance for the new democracies of Eastern Europe of arguments about challenges to representative democracy in Western Europe, focusing on mass attitudes conventionally thought to ... More


Comparative Reasoning in European Supreme Courts

Michal Bobek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680382
eISBN:
9780191760280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680382.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

The last two decades have witnessed an exponential growth in debates on the use of foreign law by courts. Judges are said to increasingly rely on inspiration from outside of their national legal ... More


Introduction: Transforming management

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the purpose of the book, which is to document, analyze, and explain the transformation of enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) since 1989, ... More


Case Studies

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter presents case studies on water management in various EU countries. These include Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece.


Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989-1992

James Krapfl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452055
eISBN:
9780801469428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452055.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As a history of Czechoslovakia's “gentle revolution,” this book shifts the focus away from elites to ordinary citizens who endeavored—from the outbreak of revolution in 1989 to the demise of the ... More


Slovakia

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion plays an important role in post-communist Slovakia, and the dominant Roman Catholic Church behaves and is treated as the de facto national church. While formally the government cannot ... More


Czech-Slovak Relations in Czechoslovakia, 1918–1939

Jan Rychlík

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On October 28, 1918, the Czechoslovak state was proclaimed in Prague by the representatives of the main Czech political parties who formed the National Committee. In the proclamation addressed to the ... More


The German Advisers in Slovakia, 1939–1945: Conflict or Co-operation?

Tatjana Tönsmeyer

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Just days after the Slovak state was created, it signed with Nazi Germany a ‘treaty of protection’ and a protocol on co-operation in financial and economic matters. As a result of these measures, ... More


The Sokol and Czech Nationalism, 1918–1948

Mark Dimond

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Jan Masaryk, the foreign minister of Czechoslovakia and son of the country's first president, pointed out just before his death in March 1948 that the gymnastics festival organised by the Sokol ... More


The Czechs versus the Slovaks: Bilateral Relations, 1944–1948

Jiří Kocian

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After the new Czechoslovak Republic emerged in 1918, the relations between Czechoslovakia and Slovakia immediately became one of the crucial domestic problems it had to cope with. The success of the ... More


Britain and Munich Reconsidered: A Personal Historical Journey

Keith Robbins

in Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reflects on the connection between Czechoslovakia and Britain by commenting on the Munich agreement. It takes two exemplars from personal experience: the author's tutor A. J. P. Taylor ... More


How the East was Won: The Foreign Takeover of the Eastern European Brewing Industry

Johan F. M. Swinnen and Kristine Van Herck

in The Economics of Beer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693801
eISBN:
9780191731884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693801.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The beer market, like all markets in the former communist countries, has been strongly affected by the economic reforms in the beginning of the 1990s. This caused a substantial decline in the ... More


Czechoslovakia

Barbara Forey, Jan Hamling, Peter Lee, and Nicholas Wald

in International Smoking Statistics: A collection of historical data from 30 economically developed countries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508564
eISBN:
9780191723773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508564.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents annual data for Czechoslovakia on national sales of all types of tobacco products for the years 1923–1934, and of manufactured cigarettes to 1992. These data are also presented ... More


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