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Transition, Globalization, and Changing Industrial Relations in China

Xiaobo Lu

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:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For nearly three decades, industrial relations in the People's Republic of China were characterized by what were common in state socialist systems—an economy dominated by state‐owned enterprises, ... More


Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Georgina Waylen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the roles that women's mobilizations have played in processes of democratization and the impact of transitions to democracy on gender relations. In an over-arching and thematic ... More


Intergenerational Mobility in Poland: 1972–88–94

Bogdan W. Mach

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Detailed 1972–1988–1994 comparisons of intergenerational mobility in Poland reveal significant gender differences. Instances of upward movement increase over time among women, but remain stable among ... More


Mediating Institutions in the Transition from State Socialism: The Case of Local Government

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter first shows that under state socialism, local government was subordinate to central government, and state enterprises had relatively few functions. Also access to the benefits of local ... More


Social Sequence Analysis: Ownership Networks, Political Ties, and Foreign Investment in Hungary

David Stark and Balázs Vedres

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter poses a new agenda for the field of economic development, asking whether and how foreign investment is integrated into the local networks of host economies. It first presents the basic ... More


The Geopolitics of the European Spirit in Post‐Secular Romania

Daniel Barbu

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Daniel Barbu deconstructs the transformations undergone by the language and enactment of consent to European integration by Romanian academia and public intellectuals. Drawing on the works of two ... More


From Black Caviar to Blackouts: Gender, Consumption, and Lifestyle in Ceauşescu’s Romania

Jill Massino

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a historical analysis of the gender implications of consumption in postwar Romania. As Jill Massino explores, Romania as elsewhere in the Bloc, experienced “liberalization” in the ... More


Social and Spatial Inequalities in Hungarian Environmental Politics: A Historical Perspective

Zsuzsa Gille

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents the politics of toxic wastes, which shows a very different picture of industrial pollution in this transition. It also adds a new dimension to the issue of sustainability. It ... More


State-socialist Transformations in the Twentieth Century

Dieter Segert

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/9780198829911.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines European state socialism, which emerged in the Russian Revolution of 1917. It has two roots, the social democratic labour movement and specific problems of underdeveloped, ... More


The changing language of social policy in Hungary and Poland

Zsófia Aczél, Dorota Szelewa, and Dorottya Szikra

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Former communist countries provide a special case of the development of the language of social policy. This chapter traces the shifting meaning of social policy vocabulary in Hungary and Poland, two ... More


Late State Socialism: Consolidation, Legitimization, and Reform from Above

Balázs Trencsényi, Michal Kopeček, Luka Lisjak Gabrijelčič, Maria Falina, Mónika Baár, and Maciej Janowski

in A History of Modern Political Thought in East Central Europe: Volume II, Part II: Negotiating Modernity in the 'Short Twentieth Century' (1968 and Beyond)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829607
eISBN:
9780191868122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829607.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Seeking to consolidate the state socialist framework of government, individual regimes developed, in dialogue with social scientific research, peculiar disciplines of state socialist governance and ... More


The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited collection is the first book to draw together a range of theoretical and critical approaches relating to the filmed human bodies of Eastern European and Russian cinema. While much ... More


Bulgaria

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the wholesale transformation in the Bulgarian film industry since the collapse of Communism in 1989. The coming of capitalism led to the withdrawal of state support for creative ... More


Nationalism, Identity, and State-Building: The Antidrug Crusade in the People’s Republic, 1949–1952

Zhou Yongming

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0069
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses that the negative wartime image of opium as a drug of conquest may have aided in inspiring political resolve and popular support that allowed the Communist Party to mount ... More


What Goods Mean in Cuba

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on the means of obtaining goods and information about goods in the late-socialist era: state-issued brand-name goods and goods in a state of shortage. It describes the role of ... More


Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Jan Kubik and Amy Linch (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

While the decline of communism in the late twentieth century brought democracy, political freedom, and better economic prospects for many people, it also produced massive social dislocation and ... More


Borowczyk as Pornographer

Ewa Mazierska

in The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Borowczyk’s representation of sex and the erotic body. It argues that by becoming a pornographer the director chose a career path which placed him in conflict with the two ... More


Post-socialist Transformations in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Raj Kollmorgen

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/9780198829911.003.0032
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers post-socialist or postcommunist transformations as a subtype and historical wave of imitative societal transformations, i.e., system changes taking the form of disruptive, ... More


The East-West Politics of Global Modeling

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

in The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703188
eISBN:
9781501706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703188.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter focuses on computer-based global modeling, a new technology of knowledge production that emerged in the early 1970s and played an important, transformative role in Soviet governance by ... More


Introduction

Lisa Jakelski

in Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292543
eISBN:
9780520966031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292543.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The introduction presents the book’s primary themes and concepts: music and the Cold War, the roles institutions and networks have played in shaping musical practices, Stephen Greenblatt’s model of ... More


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