Capitalist Diversity on Europe's Periphery

Capitalist Diversity on Europe's Periphery

eBook - 2012
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"With the collapse of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance in 1991, the Eastern European nations of the former socialist bloc had to figure out their newly capitalist future. Capitalism, they found, was not a single set of political-economic relations. Rather, they each had to decide what sort of capitalist nation to become. In Capitalist Diversity on Europe's Periphery, Dorothee Bohle and Bâela Geskovits trace the form that capitalism took in each country, the assets and liabilities left behind by socialism, the transformational strategies embraced by political and technocratic elites, and the influence of transnational actors and institutions. They also evaluate the impact of three regional shocks: the recession of the early 1990s, the rolling global financial crisis that started in July 1997, and the political shocks that attended EU enlargement in 2004"--Publisher's web site.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780801465666
0801465664
9780801451102
0801451108
9780801478154
0801478154
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages) : illustrations
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Additional Contributors: Greskovits, Bâela 1953-

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