Acknowledgements ; About the Contributors ; Introduction ; Post-Socialist Trajectories in Comparative Perspective, by Nina Bandelj and Dorothy J. Solinger ; Part 1: Re-institutionalizing Politics ; Chapter 1 - Two Waves of Democratic Change in Post-communist Europe and Eurasia, by Valerie Bunce and Sharon Wolchik ; Chapter 2 - China Politics Twenty Years Later, by Joseph Fewsmith ; Part 2: Recasting State-Society Relations ; Chapter 3 - Post-socialist Cleansing in Eastern Europe: Purity and Danger in Transitional Justice, by Katherine Verdery ; Chapter 4 - Responsive Authoritarianism and Blind-Eye Governance in China, by Robert P. Weller ; Part 3: Reforming Economic Systems ; Chapter 5 - Notes on the Geopolitical Economy of Post-State-Socialism, by Jozsef Borocz ; Chapter 6 - The 1989 Watershed in China: How the Dynamics of Economic Transition Changed, by Barry Naughton ; Part 4: Transforming Economic Behavior ; Chapter 7 - The Rise of Consumer Credit in Post-Communist Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland, by Akos Rona-Tas ; Chapter 8 - Financing Constraints on Private Sector in Post-Socialist China, by Yasheng Huang ; Part 5: Reshaping Social Institutions ; Chapter 9 - Changing Family Formation Behavior in Post-socialist Countries: Similarities, Divergences and Explanations, by Theodore P. Gerber ; Chapter 10 - Communist Resilience: Institutional Adaptations in Post-Tiananmen China, by Wang Feng and Su Yang ; Postscript ; The Fate of the State after 1989: Eastern Europe and China Compared, by Nina Bandelj and Dorothy J. Solinger
Nina Bandelj is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Bandelj is past Chair of the Social Transformations and Sociology of Development research committee of the International Sociological Association, and currently serves as Editor of Socio-Economic Review. Dorothy Solinger is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Contesting Citizenship in Urban China, winner of the 2001 Joseph R. Levenson Prize, and States' Gains, Labor's Losses, a 2009 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.
Bandelj specializes in East European studies and Solinger in China Studies. ... Together the contributions span a wide topical range... * CHOICE *