The politics of greed : how privatization structured politics in Central and Eastern Europe / Andrew Harrison Schwartz ; prologue by John Zysman ; foreword by David Ellerman ; with the assistance of Jordan Gans-Morse
- Schwartz, Andrew, 1957-2004
- Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 
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- Physical Description:
- xxii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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- World social change
- Neoliberal privatization : the dream that if you create private owners, democracy and the market economy will follow -- Institutional policy design, politics, and the creation of capitalism -- Ownership regimes : the basic model of how they form -- The two trajectories of ownership regime evolution -- Czech privatization as the illustrative case of the ownership model of political economy -- Elite approval, November 1989 to May 1990 -- Legitimating the giveaway, June 1990 to February 1991 -- Creating plutocracy, February 1991 to May 1992 -- Implementing the ownership regime, February 1991 to December 1995 -- The abuses of plutocracy, the failure of Czech neoliberalism, January 1996 to December 1997 -- Political and economic implications of Czech rapid privatization -- Plutocracy escaped, plutocracy avoided, plutocracy embedded.
- 0742553078 (cloth : alk. paper), 0742553086 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780742553071, and 9780742553088
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-339) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Worthington Scranton copy: Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment; 20067.
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