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The Impact of External Economic Factors: The Role of the IMF

Susan Senior Nello

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.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Examines the external economic influences that have affected democratic consolidation. The analysis concentrates on the role played by external economic actors, taking as a case study the IMF and a ... More


The Economics of Post-Communist Transition

Olivier Blanchard

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293996
eISBN:
9780191595998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293992.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Transition in Central and Eastern Europe has led to a U‐shaped response of output, that is, a sharp decline in output followed by recovery. Six years after the beginning of transition, most of the ... More


Communism’s Shadow

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter addresses the question of why post-communist citizens are less supportive of democracy and markets, and more supportive of state-provided social welfare. The most intuitive ... More


Democracy

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the mechanisms underlying the large and temporally resilient democratic values deficit among residents of post-communist countries. While a number of pre-communist and ... More


Institutional Legacies and the Transformation of Labor: Late‐Industrializing and Post‐socialist Economies in Comparative‐Historical Perspective

Rudra Sil and Christopher Candland

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter considers what is gained by juxtaposing the varied analyses within a common framework intended to analyse the effects of distinctive institutional legacies on the responses to ... More


Legacies and Communism

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter analyzes the results of this book's study, addressing what is suggested both for one's understanding of post-communist politics and for the study of legacy effects more ... More


Social Welfare

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the mechanisms underlying the greater support for an active welfare state among residents of post-communist countries. The analysis found very strong evidence that additional ... More


Gender Equality

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores attitudes toward gender equality as the fourth issue area for assessing the effect of communist legacies. The baseline finding from initial examinations of the raw data, the ... More


Religion, welfare and gender: the post-communist experience

Siniša Zrinščak

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at the complex situation in post-communist Europe, where the transition from a command economy to a neoliberal system has created new forms of exclusion, with rudimentary or ... More


Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Wojciech Sadurski (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book looks at the stresses put upon Western liberal democracies by factors such as the increased threat of terrorism and the accession of the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern ... More


An End to “Patience”?: The Great Recession and Economic Protest in Eastern Europe

Mark R. Beissinger and Gwendolyn Sasse

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the factors that shaped patterns of economic protest across 18 European post-communist countries during the Great Recession. It explains how the Great Recession altered the ... More


Unusual Turbulences—Unexpected Continuities: Transformation Life Courses in Retrospective

Martin Diewald and Anne Goedicke (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/9780804752084.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter sums up and interprets findings on life courses during the transformation of East Germany from an independent state and communist regime to a part of West Germany, under the leitmotif of ... More


The Co-Construction of Europe as a Jewish Home

Joachim Schlör

in Jews at Home: The Domestication of Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113461
eISBN:
9781800340343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113461.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reflects on the author's experience in Europe where, he reports, the revival of Jewish culture is engineered by non-Jews as well as Jews, and the author ponders the meaning of this ... More


Introduction

Martin Krzywdzinski

in Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace: Russia and China Compared

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198806486
eISBN:
9780191844096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806486.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

How is workplace consent created in authoritarian countries that limit participation rights, not only in the political sphere, but also in the workplace? Although authoritarian countries make up a ... More


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