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  1. The Countries of the Former Soviet Union at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

    The Baltic and European States in Transition

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Offering a unique level of coverage, this book provides a comprehensive survey of the political and economic development of the countries of the former Soviet Union from the mid-1990s onwards....

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Caucasus and Central Asian Republics at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

    A guide to the economies in transition

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    This book provides a unique level of coverage of economic and political events of global significance, including foreign trade, foreign direct investment, the impact of oil and natural gas finds, Islamic extremism, the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and the reaction of the...

    Published September 4th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Social Capital and the Transition to Democracy

    Edited by Gabriel Badescu, Eric Uslaner

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    The concept of social capital has been used by political scientists to explain both the transition to democracy in Eastern Europe and the decline of social cohesion in Western societies. This edited collection presents the latest quantitative research on how post-communist countries are adapting to...

    Published June 5th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Elites and Democratic Development in Russia

    Edited by Vladimir Gel'man, Anton Steen

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    The transformation from Communist rule towards democratic development in Russia cannot be fully understood without taking the elites into full consideration. Elites and Democratic Development in Russia examines how elites support and challenge democracy and why they are crucial to Russian democracy...

    Published May 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  5. Federalism and the Dictatorship of Power in Russia

    By Mikhail Stoliarov

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Stoliarov presents an analysis of the historical traditions and distinctive features of modern Russian federalism. He reviews the state of affairs in today's Russia as it strives to become a federal democracy securing the rights and liberties of its citizens. By tracing two contrasting ideas -...

    Published October 17th 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Former Yugoslavia at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

    A Guide to the Economies in Transition

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    This book focuses on the recent political and economic events in the former Yugoslavia.The author presents a clear, detailed and accessible breakdown of the developments in: Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (...

    Published May 16th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Transition Economies and Foreign Trade

    By Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Transition Economies and Foreign Trade makes the bold claim to have solved puzzles that have hindered the subject for years. By taking the distortions of the Communist era into consideration, Winiecki has explained the phenomenon of the decline in output and trade, as well as explaining the dual...

    Published March 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Work, Employment and Transition

    Edited by Al Rainnie, Adrian Smith, Adam Swain

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Since the late 1980s the experiences of work and employment in the former communist world have been profoundly transformed. Work, Employment and Transition brings together a series of essays by leading international scholars which highlights the varied and complex forms that work and employment...

    Published February 7th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Eastern Europe at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

    A Guide to the Economies in Transition

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    Following on from Jeffries' 2001 Economies in Transition: A Guide to China, Cuba, Mongolia, North Korea and Vietnam at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century, this comprehensive survey of economic and political change focuses on the countries of Eastern Europe. Jeffries also discusses the general...

    Published February 7th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Problems in East-Central Europe

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Carter, David Turnock

    Series: Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition

    In this new edition, the progress made in the last decade to solve the environmental problems described in the first edition is assessed. The attempts to bring environmental legislation into line with West European norms is also described. Environmental Problems of East-Central Europe looks at air...

    Published December 13th 2001 by Routledge

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