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Poland

Ania Van Der Meer Krok‐Paszkowska

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The eight years of post‐communist democratic rule in Poland have been marked by a struggle between rival constitutional agendas, and although the institutional set‐up has remained the same as under ... More


Monolithic Socialism

A. James McAdams

in Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter demonstrates how those parties that came into being as a result of their leaders' long years in Moscow and their postwar dependence on the support of the Red Army's troops were at a ... More


The Party in Peril

A. James McAdams

in Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter describes the decline of the communist party and its attempts to salvage major disasters, such as the Chernobyl fallout. Unlike in the preceding decades of communist rule, when they ... More


The Conference as a Policy Choice: The CPSU Conference, 1905–41

Helen Hardman

in Gorbachev's export of Perestroika to Eastern Europe: Democratisation reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719079788
eISBN:
9781781706213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079788.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews conferences held between 1905 and 1941 for the purpose of projecting what the conference represented as a policy choice for Gorbachev in 1988. As discussed in Chapter 1, in the ... More


Post-communist Poland: social change and migration

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides some background information about Poland as a whole, giving the context for the more detailed examination of livelihoods in specific Polish locations. It uses the term ... More


Introduction

Charles Keith

in Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520272477
eISBN:
9780520953826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272477.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introduction situates the study in the context of existing historiography on Vietnamese Catholic history. It demonstrates how past writing on the subject, carried out in the charged political ... More


Jedwabne and Wizna: Monuments and Memory in the Łomża Region

Marta Kurkowska

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter compares the process of memorialization in the towns of Jedwabne and Wizna. It describes Jedwabne, where the infamous massacre of Jews by their Polish neighbours in 1941 took place, ... More


Patterns of Local Politics in Rural China

Ben Hillman

in Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The final chapter reflects on the implications of the case study's findings for our understanding of local patterns of governance and political behavior in rural China today. It highlights the ... More


The Indigenous Church Movement through War and Revolution

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses narratives of various groups, follows their rise and fall in the tide of war and revolution toward the end of the Republican era, and also provides a brief account of what ... More


Studying the Local State in China

Ben Hillman

in Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that despite the voluminous literature on Chinese politics we actually know very little about how the Chinese one-Party state works, and how it has held together through decades ... More


Soviet Homeland: The Nationalization of the Crimean Tatar Identity in the USSR

Brian Glyn Williams

in The Crimean Tatars: From Soviet Genocide to Putin's Conquest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190494704
eISBN:
9780190494735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494704.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter recognizes the role that the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) played in the shaping and formation of the modern national identity of the Crimean Tatars. It emphasizes how ... More


Central and Eastern Europe: Shapes of Transformation, Crisis, and the Possible Futures

Piotr Dutkiewicz and Grzegorz Gorzelak

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter offers a broad picture of transformations in the former socialist countries now passing under the rubric of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). These countries have very different ... More


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