The collapse of communism has led to a number of different research agendas in post-communist political studies. These include political culture, “transitology,” nationalism, institutionalism, and political economy. This article critically reviews these approaches, comparing them to the more general lines of research in comparative politics. It asks what contribution each is making, and argues that a political economy perspective may be the most interesting and revealing for post-communist societies.
Research Article| September 01 2000
Post-communist political studies: ten years later, twenty years behind?
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2000) 33 (3): 295–309.
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Paul Kubicek; Post-communist political studies: ten years later, twenty years behind?. Communist and Post-Communist Studies 1 September 2000; 33 (3): 295–309. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(00)00008-8
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