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The Politics of Labor in Late‐Industrializing and Post‐socialist Economies: New Challenges in a Global Age

Christopher Candland and Rudra Sil

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:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The increasingly rapid transnational movement of capital, commodities, services, information, and technology force labour institutions everywhere to respond to new challenges and pressures. This is ... More


External Economic Relations

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Various aspects of the external economic relations of socialist countries are examined. The first section of the chapter looks at the external relations of socialist countries with various different ... More


Social solidarity in post-socialist countries

Damir Josipovič

in Reinventing Social Solidarity Across Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427274
eISBN:
9781447305552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427274.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that recent socio-economic transitions have led to the erosion of solidarity in post-socialist countries, where economic imperatives of capitalism have pressed governments to ... More


Introduction Music and the Arts in Socialist Cuba

Robin D. Moore

in Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the prominent role that leaders in state socialist countries typically credit to culture, summarizing the practical issues they face as they try to inspire music ... More


Introduction

Lewis H. Siegelbaum

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines the place of the motor car in the state socialist countries of Eastern Europe, including the USSR. In particular, it considers the dynamic tension between cars and socialism, a ... More


Introduction: The Socialist World in Comparative Constitutional Law

Ngoc Son Bui

in Constitutional Change in the Contemporary Socialist World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851349
eISBN:
9780191885969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851349.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks to fill the academic gap in the existing literature on comparative constitutional law by examining how and why five current socialist countries (China, Cuba, Laos, North Korea, and ... More


A Theory in Flux: The Evolution in Progress of Moral Rights

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

in Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390315
eISBN:
9780190259747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390315.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the spread of the doctrine of moral rights and the different developing jurisdictions in common law countries. It also discusses moral rights in Japan and in post-socialist ... 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


Autobasteln: Modifying, Maintaining, and Repairing Private Cars in the GDR, 1970–1990

Kurt Möser

in The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449918
eISBN:
9780801463211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449918.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines some of the functions and roles of consumer “activation” in socialist car cultures by focusing on cars and consumers in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from the 1970s, when ... More


Raw and emerging childcare markets

Helen Penn

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers childcare markets in low income countries, and in post-socialist countries, where there is little or no government intervention. It explores the consequences of these raw or ... More


Demographic Transitions

Leonardo Morlino

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0044
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The demographic trends of the past 150 years have been sustainably influenced by two demographic transitions. Demographic transformations represent periods of interruption in the constant course of ... More


Ownership Networks and New Institutional Forms in the Transition from Communism to Capitalism

Doug Guthrie, Ilya Okhmatovskiy, Roger Schoenman, and Zhixing Xiao

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0108
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines business ownership networks and new institutional forms in former socialist countries including Bulgaria, China, Poland, Romania, and Russia. It analyzes cross-ownership ... More


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