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Author Seleny, Anna.

Title The political economy of state-society relations in Hungary and Poland : from communism to the European Union / Anna Seleny
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006


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 W'PONDS  306.209438 Sel/Peo  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : points of permeable contact -- History and theory in practice -- Precocious reformer : Hungary -- Injustice: poland 1948--1980 -- Poland : from solidarity to 1989 -- Hungary : property relations recast -- Schumpeter by the Danube : from second economy to private sector -- Action and reaction : institutional consequences of private-sector expansion -- Conclusion : despotism, discovery, and surprise
Summary "In The Political Economy of State-Society Relations in Hungary and Poland, Anna Seleny contends that the profound transformations that preceded the downfall of communism originated in Poland and Hungary but played out in strikingly different ways - Hungary led through economic reform, Poland through open political struggle."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social change -- Hungary.
Social change -- Poland.
Post-communism -- Hungary.
Post-communism -- Poland.
Hungary -- Economic policy -- 1968-1989.
Hungary -- Economic policy -- 1945-1968.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1980-1989.
Poland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980.
LC no. 2005010536
ISBN 052183564X hardback
9780521835640 hardback