Bulgaria In Transition: Politics, Economics, Society, And Culture After Communism (Eastern Europe After Communism Series)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780813390109: Bulgaria In Transition: Politics, Economics, Society, And Culture After Communism (Eastern Europe After Communism Series)

Since the forced resignation of Todor Zhivkov in November of 1989, Bulgaria's transition to democracy has been marked by good beginnings ending in frustration or disappointment. It has avoided the violent ethnic confrontations that have characterized much of the post-Communist” Balkans, but has also seen the development of an influential criminal sector that has blocked serious economic reform and cast a shadow over efforts to create a functioning democracy. It has developed a Balkan policy widely praised as positive and stabilizing, but has not been able to achieve movement toward integration in European structures or to gain the Western investment that is desperately needed to end a perpetual economic crisis.In Bulgaria in Transition, specialists from the United States, Western Europe, and Bulgaria examine the contours of the political, economic, social, and cultural developments facing the country since 1989. Bringing to bear a variety of disciplinary expertise, the contributors attempt to explain the causes of what is often called a failed transition.”The book is certain to be of value to students and general readers who want to learn more about the current Bulgarian scene; to those who wish to bring a genuinely comparative approach to the study of the evolution of the post-Communist countries; and to anyone who wishes to make sense of the new Balkan landscape.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used View Book
List Price: US$ 79.00
US$ 36.36

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 16.83
From Belgium to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bell, John D.
Published by Westview Press, Boulder (1998)
ISBN 10: 0813390109 ISBN 13: 9780813390109
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Oxfam Bookshop Gent
(Gent, Belgium)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Westview Press, Boulder, 1998. Hard cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First edition. XII + 345pp. Westview Press, Boulder 1998. First Edition. Hard cover. Label on spine of jacket. Numbers and stamps on flyleaf. Back of the jacket has light black marks. Part of the series: Eastern Europe After Communism, edited by Sabrina Petra Ramet. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 006541

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 36.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 16.83
From Belgium to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds