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Title Privatizing the land : rural political economy in post-communist societies / edited by Iván Szelényi.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.

Series Routledge studies of societies in transition ; 8
Routledge studies of societies in transition ; 8.
Subject Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Case studies.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Communist countries.
Agriculture and state -- Communist countries.
Land reform -- Case studies.
Alt Name Szelényi, Iván.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 276 pages) : illustrations, map.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- Iván Szelényi / A theoretical framework -- part Part I Reforms Failures and successes -- chapter 2 The Hungarian agricultural 'miracle' and the limits of socialist reforms / István Harcsa -- chapter 3 The alchemy of reform -- Bulgarian agriculture in the 1980s / Mieke Meurs -- chapter 4 Cuba: the reluctant reformer / Carmen Diana Deere with The Rural Studies Team of the University of Havana -- chapter 5 Agrarian change in contemporary rural China / Joshua Muldavin -- chapter 6 After collectivization -- Continuity and change in rural China / Mark Selden -- chapter 7 Agrarian Thermidor -- Michael Watts / State, decollectivization, and the peasant question in Vietnam -- part Part II Revolutions / The collapse and restructuring of agrarian systems during the post-communist crisis of transformation -- chapter 8 The treadmill of socialist reforms and the failures of post-communist 'revolutions' in Russian agriculture -- Sergei Nickolsky / Is there an alternative? -- chapter 9 The price of privatization -- István Harcsa, Imre Kovách, and Iván Szelényi / The post-communist transformational crisis of the Hungarian agrarian system -- chapter 10 Writing a new song -- Robert Begg and Mieke Meurs / Path dependency and state policy in reforming Bulgarian agriculture.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203161327 (electronic bk.)
9780203161326 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 51666666
Additional Format Print version: Privatizing the land. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998 0415182042 (DLC) 97035426 (OCoLC)37688292

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