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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


Attitudes Towards the West, Democracy, and the Market

Stephen Whitefield and Geoffrey Evans

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.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Addresses issues concerning attitudes towards the West, democracy, and the market. The first one is the extent of Western involvement and influence in the transformation as against internal and ... More


Conclusions: Foreign Made Democracy

Jan Zielonka

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.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The concluding chapter identifies a set of variables responsible for the enormous impact of external factors on democratic consolidation in Eastern Europe: (1) the historical legacy, (2) the ... More


Conclusions

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/9780195337105.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the ten post-communist members of the EU in terms of the dimensions detailed in the preceding chapters. To make the comparison intelligible, those dimensions are reorganized as ... More


Introduction

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/9780195337105.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of church-state relations in the countries in the original European Union (EU). It then sets out the purpose of the book, which is to investigate ... More


Whither Progressive Politics?

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The success of the Bolshevik Revolution leads many in America to seek out the reasons for its success, as a lesson for their own country. The American Communist Party is founded in 1919. It goes ... More


The Party-state in the Factory

Andrew G. Walder

in Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work and Authority in Chinese Industry

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064706
eISBN:
9780520909007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064706.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with the organizational characteristics that give the communist state the capacity to shape worker political association and activity in distinctive ways. Corporatism ... More


Communist Front?: The TU During the Popular Front Era

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the claim by New York City Teachers Union (TU) opponents and some scholars that the main objective of the Communist-controlled union was not to protect the interest of teachers ... More


Rights-Based Constitutional Review in Central and Eastern Europe

Wojciech Sadurski

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The post-communist states of Central and Eastern Europe have embraced, almost without reservation, the power of constitutional courts to strike down legislation under constitutional charters of ... More


Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It has long been assumed that the historical legacy of Soviet Communism would have an important effect on post-communist states. However, prior research has focused primarily on the institutional ... More


The Stooge Grebanier

Andrew Feffer

in Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter turns to the inquiry’s first main “friendly” or cooperative witness, Brooklyn College (BC) English professor, Bernard Grebanier. Windels began by investigating BC because of its ... More


Racialising the Caribbean Basin: the Communist racial agenda for the American hemisphere, 1931–35

Sandra Pujals

in The Red and the Black: The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526144300
eISBN:
9781526166692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144317.00016
Subject:
History, Social History

Up until 1931, the race issue had not been a significant element in the Communist agenda for the Spanish-speaking territories of the Caribbean Basin. The establishment of the Caribbean Bureau of the ... More


Theoretical background

Geir Hønneland and Anne-Kristin Jørgensen

in Implementing International Environmental Agreements in Russia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063862
eISBN:
9781781700181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063862.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides more detail on the theoretical debate about the implementation of international environmental agreements, leading up to a more individualised approach to the issues under ... More


The War Within: Battling for the Soul of the Union

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the rise of left caucuses and their battle with the New York City Teachers Union's (TU) social democratic leadership. Communist control of the TU can be traced to the battles ... More


Classical Marxism and welfare: Karl Marx (1818–83) Frederick Engels (1820–95)

Vic George

in Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the arrival of classical Marxism in northern Europe, which reflected the industrial transformation and rise in power and size of the working class. It looks at Marx and Engels' ... More


The Transition from a Communist to a Market Economy

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva

in Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804768573
eISBN:
9780804789592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768573.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter lays out the historical background for the development of postcommunist card markets. It revisits theories of the transition, focusing on the three distinct development paths the ... More


From Solidarity to Freedom: The Mixed Fortunes of Churches in Postcommunist Eastern Europe

Jonathan Luxmoore

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the issues and challenges still facing churches and religious associations in Eastern and Central Europe more than two decades after the overthrow of communist rule, and it ... More


The Fight over Revocation

Clarence Taylor

in Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152693
eISBN:
9780231526487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152693.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on a crucial period in the history of the New York City Teachers Union (TU): the revocation of its charter. The mid-1930s through early 1940s was a very difficult period for the ... More


Bleeding Guiana

James M. May

in Eric Williams & the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829875
eISBN:
9781469605692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888506_palmer.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

British Guiana became a veritable battleground as three leaders, Cheddi Jagan, Forbes Burnham, and Peter D'Aguiar struggled for political ascendancy. The British government and the United States ... More


The Attack Begins behind the Curtain, 1945

James M. Boughton

in Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.003.0016
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter mentions that refugees from the communist underground were invoking Harry White's name in secret meetings with the FBI and other government agencies, starting a campaign that ultimately ... More


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