Synopses & Reviews
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-315) and index.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Defining Central and Eastern Europe / Judy Batt -- Poland / Frances Millard -- The Czech Republic and Slovakia / Kieran Williams -- Hungary / Mark Pittaway -- The Balkans since 1989: the winding retreat from national communism / Tom Gallagher -- Ukraine and post-Soviet Europe: authoritarian consolidation or renewed reform? / Andrew Wilson --THE FRAMEWORK OF POLITICS -- Executive leadership: presidents and governments / Ray Thras -- Structures of representation: the new parliaments of Central and Eastern Europe / Petr Kopecky -- Political parties / Paul G. Lewis -- Elections and voting behaviour / Krzysztof Jasiewicz -- Constitutional engineering in Central and Eastern Europe / Klaus von Beyme -- ISSUES OF PUBLIC POLICY -- Managing transition economies / George Blazyca -- Changing societies: class and inequality in Central and Eastern Europe / Terry Cox -- The implications of EU enlargement / Heather Grabbe -- CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE -- Democratization in Central and Eastern Europe: a comparative perspective / Geoffrey Pridham.