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Toward a Fiscal Sociology of the Postcommunist State

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter challenges the neoliberal-influenced conceptualization of “the state,” whose society-centered assumptions dominated postcommunist studies to the detriment of the early research agenda. ... More


Politics of Tax Reform: Making (and Unmaking) Revenue Bargains

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the politics of tax reform and how tax reform was affected by revenue bargains. In particular, it asks why some postcommunist states were able to enact fundamental tax reform, ... More


Introduction: Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book examines the competition between postcommunist states and societal actors over the redistribution of capital and coercion. Focusing on Poland and Russia, it considers the process whereby ... More


Conclusions

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book has explored the emergence of two different postcommunist states: a “contractual” state in Poland and a “predatory” state in Russia. It has shown how the Polish state evolved with greater ... More


The Politics of Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Jelena Subotić

in Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742408
eISBN:
9781501742415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742408.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents the theoretical argument about state responses to various ontological insecurities they face in the aftermath of a great political transformation—the end of communism—and links ... More


State Meets Society in the Transitional Tax Regime

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines why people pay taxes by focusing on the way in which the state interacted with society in the transitional tax regime. It first discusses Poland's transitional tax regime, which ... More


Fragmented Social Rights in Hungary’s Postcommunist Welfare State

Julia Szalaï

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0056
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Examining the case of Hungry since the 1990s brings forth a number of important puzzles. How far do the negative developments follow from the peculiarities of postcommunist transformation? Are ... More


The Fiscal Crisis of the Old Regime

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides a historical overview of the systemic fiscal crisis that triggered the collapse of communism and the emergence of postcommunist states. It examines postcommunist state building ... More


Poverty and Popular Mobilization in Postcommunist Capitalist Regimes

Ivan Szelenyi and Katarzyna Wilk

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Central and Eastern Europe saw an explosion of poverty and inequality after the fall of communism. But despite the extreme deterioration of the living conditions of large segments of the population ... More


At the Belgrade Fairgrounds

Jelena Subotić

in Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742408
eISBN:
9781501742415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742408.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that Holocaust remembrance in Serbia was never really about the Holocaust. During socialist Yugoslavia, Holocaust remembrance was placed within a larger narrative of Yugoslav ... More


Croatia’s Islands of Memory

Jelena Subotić

in Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742408
eISBN:
9781501742415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742408.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at how Croatia's transition from communism into the European embrace has produced tremendous narrative rewriting. This in turn relaxes some of the most established historical ... More


The Long Shadows of Vilna

Jelena Subotić

in Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742408
eISBN:
9781501742415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742408.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the Baltics. It focuses in particular on the case of Lithuania, the country with the highest numbers of both prewar Jewish populations and Jewish victims in the Holocaust in the ... More


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