Local communities and post-communist transformation : Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia / edited by Simon Smith.

This book, based on extensive original research, examines the changes resulting from transformation at the local level in the former Czechoslovakia.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Smith, Simon, 1970-
Format: Electronic
Published: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Series:BASEES/RoutledgeCurzon series on Russian and East European studies ; 3.
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Table of Contents:
  • Transformation as modernisation: sociological readings / Simon Smith
  • Civil society and political parties in the Czech Republic / Martin Myant
  • Civic forum and public against violence: agents for community self-determination? Experiences of local actors / Simon Smith
  • The development of the environmental non-governmental movement in Slovakia: the Slovak Union of Nature and Landscape Conservationists / Mikulas Huba
  • Dual identity and/or 'bread and butter': electronics industry workers in Slovakia 1995-2000 / Monika Cambalikova
  • The democratisation of industrial relations in the Czech Republic
  • work organisation and employee representation: case studies from the electronics industry / Ales Kroupa, Zdenka Mansfeldova
  • Local community transformation: the Czech Republic 1990-2000 / Zdenka Vajdova
  • Civic potential as a differentiating factor in the development of local communities / Martin Slosiarik
  • Group strategies of local communities in Slovakia facing social threats / Imrich Vasecka
  • Conclusion: The narrativisation of social transformation / Simon Smith.