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Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009

Nina Bandelj and Dorothy J. Solinger


This book examines the 20-year aftermath of the 1989 assaults on established, state-sponsored socialism in the former Soviet bloc and in China. It brings together prominent experts on Eastern Europe and China to examine the respective trajectories of political, economic and social transformations that unfolded in these two areas, while also comparing the changes that ensued within the two regions. The volume features paired comparisons, with one chapter on the countries from the former Soviet bloc and one on China for each of the following themes: the reinstitutionalization of politics, the re ... More

Keywords: socialism, 1989, Eastern Europe, China, Soviet bloc, state, politics, economy, civil society, inequality, protest, institutions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199895977
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895977.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nina Bandelj, editor

Dorothy J. Solinger, editor

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