Jadwiga Staniszkis
THE DYNAMICS OF THE BREAKTHROUGH IN EASTERN EUROPE:
THE POLISH EXPERIENCE

California University Press, Berkeley 1991

Książka on-line (University of California)

Contents

 

FOREWORD (p. VII)
        Poland's Self-limiting Revolution (p. VII)
        The Ontology of Socialism (p. VIII)
        The Transition from Socialism to Capitalism (p. IX)
        The Nature of the New State: Standestaat (p. XI)

Chapter One
History and Chance: the Dynamics of the Breakthrough in the Eastern Bloc
(p. 1)
        Contradictions within Socialism (p. 2)
        Chance and Special Circumstances (p. 10)
        New Contradictions in the System during Transition (p. 17)

PART ONE
PRIVATIZATION IN EASTERN EUROPE FROM THE WORLD-SYSTEM PERSPECTIVE
(p. 30)

Introduction:
The Logic of Privatization in the State Sector
(p. 31)

Chapter Two
Political Capitalism and Other Patterns of Privatization
(p. 38)
        Political Capitalism (p. 38)
        Other Suggested Forms of Privatization in the State Sector (p. 52)
        Forms of Privatization in the Socioeconomic Context (p. 56)
        Appendix. Global Capitalism—Local Socialism: Toward the Dissolution of COMECON (p. 69)

PART TWO
THE PUBLIC SCENE DURING THE DECLINE OF THE SOCIALIST SYSTEM
(p. 74)

Introduction:
New Configurations and Their Dynamics
(p. 75)

Chapter Three
Stage One: Forming the New Center
(p. 90)
        The New Configuration of Political Forces: Poland, 1988-1989 (p. 94)
        The Severance of Generational Continuity (p. 100)
        The New Generation of Protesting Workers (p. 107)
        Appendix. Elections to the Seym and Senate: the New Political Geography of Poland (p. 111)

Chapter Four
Stage Two: The Collapse of the New Center and Its Reorganization
(p. 117)
        The Conflict Concerning the Future: Globalists and Populists in the Community Party (p. 119)
        The Opposition: Crisis of Identity after Legalization (p. 141)
        The Government Crisis and Its Dynamics (p. 155)
        Anarchy of the Transition Period (p. 163)
        The Emerging Type of State (p. 169)

Chapter Five
The Discrete Revolution: the Role of Society in the Transformation Directed from Above
(p. 176)
        Changes in the Sphere of Ideology (p. 188)
        Authoritarianism with Authority (p. 203)
        The New Map of Social-economic Conflicts (p. 205)
        Stabilization Policy and Transformation (p. 210)

CONCLUSION: DILEMMAS FOR DEMOCRACY IN EASTERN EUROPE (p. 215)

AFTERWORD (p. 227)
        Dilemmas of Transformation (p. 228)
        Perception of History as an Ideology (p. 238)
        Unique or Universal? (p. 243)

Notes (p. 249)

INDEX (p. 294)


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