Central and Eastern Europe: The Challenge of Transition

Hardcover | February 1, 1995

EditorRegina Cowen Karp

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Central and Eastern Europe focuses on the challenges and dilemmas posed to stability in the former USSR, and Central and Eastern Europe by the radical changes brought about by the collapse of Communist rule. Recognizing the need to adopt an approach that does justice to what is unquestionablya momentous process of change, it focuses on the security implications of continuing developments in the political, social, economic, and military spheres. The heart of the book is a set of case studies examining in detail the situation in a number of countries: Hungary, Poland, the Czech and Slovak republics, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Baltic states, the Balkan region, and the former Yugoslavia. By way of introduction to the case studies, afurther section of essays assesses developments in Central and Eastern Europe from a broader thematic perspective, focusing on such important issues as the role of European organizations in the ethnic conflicts currently much in evidence throughout the region.

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Central and Eastern Europe focuses on the challenges and dilemmas posed to stability in the former USSR, and Central and Eastern Europe by the radical changes brought about by the collapse of Communist rule. Recognizing the need to adopt an approach that does justice to what is unquestionablya momentous process of change, it focuses on...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:February 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198291698

ISBN - 13:9780198291695

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A thorough and valuable account of the security situation in post-Communist states at a time when the war in former Yugoslavia was at its worst. A commendable wealth of information on security and military doctrines - a rounded, almost encyclopedic catalogue of the possible sources of conflictin the early 1990s. Kieran Williams. The Slavonic Review.