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作者 Berend, Ivan T
書名 From the Soviet Bloc to the European Union : The Economic and Social Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe since 1973
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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國際標準書號 9780511504440 (electronic bk.)
9780521493659
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說明 1 online resource (317 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Boxes -- Preface -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 The economic factors in the collapse of state socialism and the new international environment, 1973-1989 -- Economic crisis, slowdown, and technological transformation in the West and lack of adjustment and decline in the East after 1973 -- The absence of opportunities for technology transfer -- The new international environment: end of the Cold War and the "new world order -- The "Washington consensus -- CHAPTER 2 Radical transformation and policy mistakes: dramatic economic decline in the early 1990s -- Deregulation and macroeconomic stabilization -- Marketization -- Privatization -- Policy mistakes and decline -- CHAPTER 3 Toward better times: the European Union and its policy of eastward enlargement -- The European Union's interest in enlargement and integration -- The acquis communautaire and membership in the Union -- The European Union's impact on the transformation of future candidate countries -- The European Union of twenty-seven countries -- CHAPTER 4 Recuperation and growth: the role of foreign direct investment -- Capital inflow and foreign direct investment -- Complementary specialization within the international production network -- CHAPTER 5 Economic restructuring: transforming main sectors, economic recovery, growth, and weaknesses -- Restructuring the economy: infrastructure and services, the most dynamic sectors -- Agriculture -- Industrial restructuring -- Restructured foreign trade -- Economic recovery and growth -- Economic weaknesses -- CHAPTER 6 Transformation and social shock -- Longing for Western life and starting to adopt it -- The social pain of transformation -- Societies in shock
CHAPTER 7 Lasting changes in the structure of income, employment, welfare institutions, education, and settlement -- Living standards, unemployment, and poverty -- A withering welfare state -- Changing demographic trends -- Educational changes -- Structural changes in society -- Settlement structure: unchanged urbanization level, but changing cities -- CHAPTER 8 Epilogue: the future of catching up in the European "melting pot -- Bibliography -- Index
An authoritative study that covers the social and economic history of Central and Eastern Europe since 1973
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Berend, Ivan T. From the Soviet Bloc to the European Union : The Economic and Social Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe since 1973 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2009 9780521493659
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