The Aftermath of ‘Real Existing Socialism’ in Eastern Europe Volume 1: Between Western Europe and East Asia

The themes in this book concern former Soviet-type societies: 1) Is the capitalist world system willing and able to absorb these newcomers or are they condemned to 'Third-worldization'? 2) Is the neoliberal advice of simultaneous political democratization and economic liberalization a viab...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hersh, Jacques (Editor), Schmidt, Johannes Dragsbaek (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 1996, 1996
Series:International Political Economy Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The themes in this book concern former Soviet-type societies: 1) Is the capitalist world system willing and able to absorb these newcomers or are they condemned to 'Third-worldization'? 2) Is the neoliberal advice of simultaneous political democratization and economic liberalization a viable path? 3) Is the East Asian model of authoritarianism and governed markets a better option? 4) Can the revolution of rising expectations be harnessed into a new structure of accumulation based on class polarisations? 5) Are there lessons in Chinese market-socialism? In this topical and timely collection, these questions are answered by an interdisciplinary and international team of specialists
Physical Description:XXIX, 330 p online resource
ISBN:9781349141555