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Glossary of economic and social terminology in Eastern European socialist countries

S. Mikheev

Glossary of economic and social terminology in Eastern European socialist countries

by S. Mikheev

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Published by International Institute for Labour Studies in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Economics -- Dictionaries,
    • Marxian economics -- Dictionaries,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Economic policy -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesQuality of working life.
      StatementS. Mikheev, R. Ray.
      SeriesResearch series ;, no. 85, Research series (International Institute for Labour Studies) ;, no. 85.
      ContributionsRay, R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB61 .M487 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52, x p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2328371M
      ISBN 109290144130
      LC Control Number86214600

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Glossary of economic and social terminology in Eastern European socialist countries. Geneva: International Institute for Labour Studies, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S Mikheev; R Ray.

This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of the post-socialist world. While the future is yet to be determined, understanding the present phase.

The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators and improvements in the natural : Grzegorz Gorzelak. Socialist Models of Development covers the theories and principles in socialism development.

This book discusses the social evolution of different countries and the historical backgrounds that influence such evolution.

The opening sections deal with the socialism and economic appraisal of Burma, Iraq, Syria, Tanzania, and Africa. Socialism. A class of ideologies favoring an economic system in which all or most productive resources are the property of the government, in which the production and distribution of goods and services are administered primarily by the government rather than by private enterprise, and in which any remaining private production and distribution (socialists differ on how much of this is tolerable.

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James Hargreaves () - English inventor of the spinning jenny in   Still, t here can be no doubt, today post-socialist societies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union live in a more open cultural, political, and economic environment. The civil, political, and economic freedoms enjoyed by the region’s citizens are unprecedented in the scope of the twentieth century (and perhaps even earlier) offering.

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European is no consistent definition of the precise area it covers, partly because the term has a wide range of geopolitical, geographical, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic connotations. There are "almost as many definitions of Eastern Europe as there are scholars of the region".

A related United Nations paper adds that "every. This glossary contains non-technical descriptions of all the terms in Economics for Everyone highlighted in SMALL CAPITALS.

Italicized terms within the definitions are themselves defined elsewhere in the glossary, for cross-reference. Absolute Poverty: Poverty defined with respect to an absolute material standard of living.

International Relations Glossary Terms; International Relations Glossary Terms. by jcarter, Dec. Subjects: international relations A Soviet-led Eastern European military alliance, founded in and disbanded in and to enjoy certain minimum economic and social protections (economic and social rights).

Co-author of the recent book A Global History of Eastern Europe, the historian spoke with Ondřej Bělíček, an editor of the Czech online dailyabout the “long transition” from the late socialist period to neoliberalism in Eastern Europe, the disintegration of solidarity with the Third World in the s and s, and.

Book Description. The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators and improvements in the natural environment.

The book goes on to argue that after several decades of relative ‘bloc autarky’ during the socialist period, the ongoing process of reintegration with the international economy across the post-socialist region has resulted in distinct patterns of structural economic development, and that that these patterns are of crucial importance in.

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[iv] The use of world market prices for international trade among socialist countries is not a new one. The Eastern bloc (C.E.M.A.) took world prices as a basis for exchange. The difference between the C.E.M.A. and the Jugoslav system is that the former uses average prices of some past years while the latter takes actual world market prices.

Chapter 3 examines patterns of economic reform and trade orientation during the reform socialist period and their consequences for East European industrial development.

The discussion in this chapter turns to economic policy after the unravelling of Communist Party rule in and the beginnings of the making of the region’s. carried in messages about socialist countries in the popular press and seek an alternative perspective on Eastern Europe face a number of problems.

One is that since Eastern Europe is thought to be run by Moscow anyway, many more resources are devoted to studying the Soviet Union than to studying Eastern Europe.

The second is that even the. Get this from a library! The economic sources of social order development in post-socialist Eastern Europe.

[Richard Connolly] -- Nearly twenty years after the collapse of socialism, the countries of post-socialist Eastern Europe have experienced divergent trajectories of political development. This book looks at why this is.It traces the impacts in terms of poverty, well-being, and inequality of over two decades of transformation, addressing both the legacy effects of socialist welfare systems and the installation of new social, political, and economic structures and, in many cases, new independent nation-states.This is called a centrally planned economic system.

It existed, for example, in the Soviet Union, East Germany and many other eastern European countries prior to the end of Communist Party rule in the early s. Though governments and families are essential parts of the workings of every economy, most economies today are capitalist.