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Title Women in the politics of postcommunist Eastern Europe / edited by Marilyn Rueschemeyer.
Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1998]
Edition Revised and expanded edition.

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Subject Women -- Political activity -- Europe, Eastern.
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Alt Name Rueschemeyer, Marilyn, 1938-
Description 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages) : illustrations
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Edition Revised and expanded edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-300) and index.
Contents Introduction / Marilyn Rueschemeyer -- Women and politics in post-Soviet Russia / Carol Nechemias -- Polish women in politics : introduction to the status of women in Poland / Anna Titkow -- Transition to local democracy : do Polish women have a chance? / Joanna Regulska -- Women and politics in Western Germany / Eva Kolinsky -- Women in the politics of Eastern Germany : the dilemmas of unification / Marilyn Rueschemeyer -- Women and the politics of transition in the Czech and Slovak Republics / Sharon L. Wolchik -- Political woman? : women in politics in Hungary / Eva Fodor -- From tradition and ideology to elections and competition : the changing status of women in Romanian politics / Mary Ellen Fischer -- In pursuit of a framework : delayed modernization and the emancipation of women in the Balkans / Silva Meznaric and Mirjana Ule -- Case of Slovenia / Silva Meznaric and Mirjana Ule -- Public opinion and the political position of women in Croatia / Jill Irvine -- Reflections on nationalism and its impact on women in Serbia / Branka Andjelkovic -- Similar or different? : women in postcommunist Bulgaria / Dobrinka Kostova -- Disappearing from politics : social change and women in Albania / Fatos Tarifa -- Difficulties and opportunities in the transition period / Marilyn Rueschemeyer.
Note Description based on print version record.
ISBN 058520134X (electronic bk.)
9780585201344 (electronic bk.)
0765602954 (alk. paper)
0765602962 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780765602954 (alk. paper)
9780765602961 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 44955133
Additional Format Print version: Women in the politics of postcommunist Eastern Europe. Rev. and expanded ed. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1998 0765602954 (DLC) 98015195 (OCoLC)38746671
Table of Contents
 About the Editor and Contributors 
 1Introduction / Marilyn Rueschemeyer3
 2Women and Politics in Post-Soviet Russia / Carol Nechemias8
 3Polish Women in Politics: An Introduction to the Status of Women in Poland / Anna Titkow24
 4Transition to Local Democracy: Do Polish Women Have a Chance? / Joanna Regulska33
 Unified Germany 
 5Women and Politics in Western Germany / Eva Kolinsky64
 6Women in the Politics of Eastern Germany: The Dilemmas of Unification / Marilyn Rueschemeyer89
 Czech and Slovak Republics 
 7Women and the Politics of Transition in the Czech and Slovak Republics / Sharon L. Wolchik116
 8The Political Woman? Women in Politics in Hungary / Eva Fodor142
 9From Tradition and Ideology to Elections and Competition: The Changing Status of Women in Romanian Politics / Mary Ellen Fischer168
 The Former Yugoslavia 
 10In Pursuit of a Framework: Delayed Modernization and the Emancipation of Women in the Balkans / Silva Meznaric, Mirjana Ule196
 11The Case of Slovenia / Silva Meznaric, Mirjana Ule202
 12Public Opinion and the Political Position of Women in Croatia / Jill Irvine215
 13Reflections on Nationalism and Its Impact on Women in Serbia / Branka Andjelkovic235
 14Similar or Different? Women in Postcommunist Bulgaria / Dobrinka Kostova249
 15Disappearing from Politics: Social Change and Women in Albania / Fatos Tarifa267
 16Difficulties and Opportunities in the Transition Period: Concluding Observations / Marilyn Rueschemeyer285
 Selected Bibliography298

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