Revolutions of 1989: A Bibliography of Dissertations


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Assenov, Assen. 2006. Monetary shocks and nominal exchange rate dynamics. Monetary and exchange market pressure models: Evidence from Bulgaria. The American University.
Atanassov, Boyko. 2004. Privatization and corporate governance in a transition economy: The case of Bulgaria. University of Delaware.
Bitzenis, Aristidis. 2003. Foreign direct investment (FDI) during the transition from a planned to a market economy : the case of Bulgaria (1989-2001).
Boyer, Nancy E. 1999. Supporting democratization : the support for East European democracy act in Bulgaria, 1990-1996.
Brooks, Robin Sophia. 2004. Ethnic self-identification and nation-building in post-communist Bulgaria. University of California, Berkeley.
Creed, Gerald Wayne. 1992. Economic development under socialism : a Bulgarian village on the eve of transition.
Ghodsee, Kristen Rogheh. 2002. Sun, sand and socialism: Women, economic transformation and tourism in post-communist Bulgaria. University of California, Berkeley.
Giddings, Lisa A. 2000. Does the shift to markets impose greater hardship on women and minorities? Three essays on gender and ethnicity in Bulgarian labor markets.
Glass, Christy M. 2005. Gender and work during the market transition: The case of Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, and Russia. Yale University.
Hodges, B. 2008. Special affect: Special effects, sensation, and Pop in post-socialist Bulgaria. The University of Texas at Austin.
Ivantcheva, Assia Lubomirova. 2001. Democratizing the post-socialist media: A comparative study of television broadcasting policy in Bulgaria and Czech Republic, 1989--1999. The American University.
Jung, Yuson. 2006. Consumer lament : an ethnographic study on consumption, needs, and everyday complaints in postsocialist Bulgaria.
Kaneva, N. 2007. Re-imagining nation as brand: Globalization and national identity in post-communist Bulgaria. University of Colorado at Boulder.
Michaels-Christopher, Diana. 1991. Forced belief penetration, development and break points: The case of Bulgaria. University of Southern California.
Pilbrow, Timothy David. 2001. Negotiating the past for a present in transition: Secondary-school history and the production of national identity in Bulgaria. New York University.
Ross, Glenda Joyce. 2001. A case study of an institution of higher education in Bulgaria: The transition from communism to democracy. The University of Tennessee.
Valkov, Nikolay Staykov. 1995. Politics of transition in Eastern Europe : privatization and investment in Bulgaria.
Vassilev, Rossen Vassilev. 2000. Problems of democratic transition and consolidation in post-Communist Bulgaria. The Ohio State University.

Abraham, Samuel. 2001. The rise and fall of illiberal democracy in Slovakia, 1989--1998: An analysis of transformation in a post-communist society. Carleton University (Canada).
Anderson, Leah Rose Seppanen. 2003. A global social policy? International and domestic effects on welfare state development in the postcommunist Czech Republic. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Barton, David G. S. 2006. Velvet revolutions: Vaclav Havel and the inner totalitarian state. Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Beck, Dennis Charles. 1998. The Czech authorial studio theatres, 1968-1989: Twenty years of rehearsing the Revolution. The University of Texas at Austin.
Bren, Paulina. 2002. Closely watched screens: Ideology and everyday life in Czechoslovakia after the Prague Spring, 1968--1989. Ne" realsrc="#czech>Czechoslovakia | East Germany | Hungary | Poland | Romania | Central and Eastern Europe: Fall of communism; Economy; Society; Religion; Politics; Mass media; State & law; Dissent & protest; Foreign relations; Culture; Elections; Nation-building, nationalism, national minorities; Gender; Public opinion; Old regime; Transition
East Germany
Boyle, Maryellen. 1992. Capturing Journalism: Press and Politics in East Germany, 1945-1991. University of California, San Diego.
Chessa, Cecilia. 1998. Democratic consolidation in postcommunist Eastern Europe: The emergence of civil society in East Germany and Poland. University of Washington.
Cohen-Pfister, Laurel Ann. 1990. Literary Scholarship in the German Democratic Republic in the Eighties: The Conflict with 'Young' Literature. University of California, Los Angeles.
Deess, E. Pierre. 1997. The socialist ethic and the spirit of revolution : institutional practices and the collapse of East Germany in 1989.
Ediger, Ruth Marie. 1996. The church as a viable force in shaping Eastern European politics during the fall of communism: The cases of East Germany, Poland, and Romania. The University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
Hackeling, Joan Helen. 2002. Place and practical agency during the last years of East German State socialism: Rostock, 1978--1989. University of California, Los Angeles.
Hall, Bruce Wayne. 2003. Render unto Caesar: State, identity and minority churches in the German Democratic Republic, 1945--1989. State University of New York at Buffalo.
Hedin, Astrid. 2001. The politics of social networks: Interpersonal trust and institutional change in post-communist East Germany. Lunds Universitet (Sweden).
Hofig, Carolyn C. 1997. 'Organized Cheerfulness': A Regional Study of Popular Culture and Identity in the German Democratic Repubic. University of California, Santa Cruz.
Janson, Deborah D. 1992. The Reevaluation of Romanticism in the German Democratic Republic of the 1970s. University of California, Los Angeles.
Koeshall, John Fredrick. 2002. The Effects of the Marxist-Leninist Educational System on the Thinking Abilities of East German Students. Biola University, School of Intercultural Studies.
Leighton, Hera Tzortzopoulou. 1990. The Modern Fantastic in GDR Short Prose. University of Illinois.
Masanovic, Natasa. 2002. Sophocles and Shakespeare (Re)Visited: Heiner Mueller, Bertolt Brecht and the Issue of Adaptation in East German Theatre. Purdue University.
Morina, C. 2007. Legacies of Stalingrad: The Eastern Front war and the politics of memory in divided Germany, 1943--1989. University of Maryland, College Park.
Nesbet, Anne. 1992. The Aesthetics of Violence in Russian and East German Literature. University of California, Berkeley.
Pfaff, Steven J. 1999. From Revolution to Reunification: Popular Protest, Social Movements and the Transformation of East Germany. New York University.
Philipsen, Dirk Peter- H. 1992. 'We Were the People': East Germany's Revolutionary Autumn of 1989. Duke University.
Riley, Kerry Kathleen. 1993. The East German revolution : the interplay of populist and elite influence.
Rudd, Elizabeth Cook. 1999. Coping with Capitalism: Gender and the Transformation of Work-Family Conflicts in Former East Germany. University of California, Berkeley.
Smith, Patricia Jo. 1995. Democratizing East Germany : ideas, emerging political groups, and the dynamics of change.

Adair, Bianca Lianna. 2000. The evolution of Hungarian democracy : antisystems in communist Hungary.
Baer, Helmut David. 1999. A case study in social ethics: The Hungarian Lutheran Church in socialism, 1945-1989. University of Notre Dame.
Baxandall, Phineas Reed. 2001. Reinventing Unemployment: Hungarian Joblessness in Comparative Perspective. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Berg, Marni Marie. 1999. Environmental interest groups and the Hungarian transition.
Bockman, Johanna K. 2000. Economists and social change : science, professional power, and politics in Hungary, 1945-1995.
Busette, Camille M. 1994. Prelude to negotiations : the transformation of authoritarian rule in Hungary, 1978-89.
Dancs, Anita. 2000. The political economy of transformation in Hungary.
Fabian, Katalin. 1999. Public Nuisances: Women's Groups and the Significance of Their Activities in Post-Communist Hungary. Syracuse University.
Fosler-Lussier, Danielle. 1999. The transition to communism and the legacy of Bela Bartok in Hungary, 1945--1956. University of California, Berkeley.
Gutierrez, Brad A. 2002. Defense Reform in Central Europe and the Challenges of NATO Membership: The Case of Hungary. University of California, San Diego.
Harper, Krista. 1999. From Green Dissidents to Green Skeptics: Environmental Activists and Post-Socialist Political Ecology in Hungary. University of California, Santa Cruz.
Hjartarson, Joshua. 2005. Foreign bank entry and postcommunist financial sector transformation: The cases of Hungary and Poland. University of Toronto (Canada).
Kaufman, Cathy Crop. 1992. Paradoxes of Planning and Empowerment: Teachers' and Parents' Perceptions of Hungarian Educational Decentralization Reforms. University of Pittsburgh.
Kim, Won. 1995. When socialism meets capitalism: Post-socialist transition and labor relations in Hungary. Northwestern University.
Kiss, Csilla. 2005. Constitutional democracy in Eastern Europe: The role of constitutional courts in democratic consolidation in post-communist Hungary and Poland. McGill University (Canada).
Kiss, D. E. Van Buren. 2001. Women in the Hungarian labor market during economic transition: Employment opportunities and earnings prospects, 1991--1995. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Kriebel, Leslie. 1999. The New Business Chamber in Hungary: A Comparative Historical Study of a Compulsory Civic Organization. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Landers, Michelle Hayes. 1996. Cultural Tourism and the Invocation of Identity: Elites and Non-Elites in Post-Socialist Hungary. University of Rochester.
Lee, Sunju. 1999. Women and transition: A case study of social policy effects in Hungary (1989--1996). University of Essex (United Kingdom).
Lovasz, A. 2008. Competition and employer discrimination: New evidence from the Hungarian transition. University of Washington.
Milter, K. 2008. The impact of politics on post-communist media in Eastern Europe: An historical case study of the 1996 Hungarian Broadcasting Act. Ohio University.
Morlang, Diana. 1999. Socialists building capitalism : the Hungarian Socialist party and economic policy making.
Murer, Jeffrey Stevenson. 1999. Pursuing the familiar foreigner: The resurgence of antisemitism and nationalism in Hungary since 1989. University of Illinois at Chicago.
O'Neil, Patrick H. 1994. Revolution from within : the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party "reform circles" and the transition from socialism. Indiana University.
Pope, Lisa Lynne. 2001. A Ghost in the City: Return Migratory Experiences and Constructions of Identity in Post-Socialist Hungary. University of California, Los Angeles.
Reed, Darryl William. 1995. Behind the Negotiated Revolution: Economic Reform, Social Change and Legitimation in Hungary, 1956-1989. University of Southern California.
Renkin, H. 2007. Ambiguous identities, ambiguous transitions: Lesbians, gays, and the sexual politics of citizenship in postsocialist Hungary. University of Michigan.
Rona-Tas, Akos. 1990. The Second Economy in Hungary: The Social Origins of the End of State Socialism. University of Michigan.
Rusnik, Kristina Ruth Helen. 1995. The Serbs of Hungary: Ethnicity and government policy in a transitional society. Indiana University.
Schiemann, John Wilson. 1999. Risk, radicalism, and regime change: Institutional choice in Hungary, 1989. Columbia University.
Seleny, Annamaria. 1993. The long transformation : Hungarian socialism, 1949-1989.
Szelenyi, Szonja. 1988. Social Mobility and Class Structure in Hungary and the United States. University of Wisconsin.
Taksz, Ildikó. 1997. Economic policy implementation in east-central Europe : industrial privatization in Hungary in the early 1990s.
Tamas, Bernard Ivan. 1999. Party competence: Hungarian intellectuals in the struggle for political survival. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick.
Tillemann, T. 2009. How to end an empire: The refugee crisis of 1989 and the collapse of the Eastern Bloc. The Johns Hopkins University.
Tong, Yanqi. 1991. Economic reform and political change in reforming socialist societies : the cases of China and Hungary.
Vanya, Magdalena. 2006. Making domestic violence: Gender, collective action, and emerging civil society in postcommunist Hungary and Slovakia. University of California, Davis.
West, Barbara A. 1995. National identity on the margins : the dialectic of national ideological production in post-socialist Hungary.
Zentai, Violetta. 2001. Exchange of values and circulation of meanings: Social imagination on money and wealth in post-socialist Hungary. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick.
Zsigo, Frank Thomas. 2003. Democratic ideas, understandings, practices and attitudes among students in post-communist Hungary, 1989--2001. Syracuse University.

Bellows, Anne Camilla. 1999. The Praxis and Production of Food Security in Silesia, Poland. Rutgers State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick.
Berman, Jacqueline. 1998. Engendering transition: Sovereignty, sexual difference, and international relations for post-communist Poland. Arizona State University.
Bettencourt, Rosa Maria. 1996. The role of the Catholic Church in elaborating a counter hegemony in opposition to the dominant groups in Brazil and Poland.
Beyer, Gerald J. 2005. The unfinished revolution: Solidarity, freedom and participation in Poland after 1989 through the lens of Catholic social thought. Boston College.
Bialasiewicz, Luiza Anna. 2002. Making a European City: Urban Politics and Geo-Politics in Krakow, Poland. University of Colorado, Boulder.
Biezenski, Robert Peter. 1990. The Role of the Intelligentsia in the Polish Trade Union NSZZ 'Solidarnosc'. University of Toronto.
Brunell, Laura. 1999. Embedding post-communist regimes : urban governance and institutional capital in post-communist Poland.
Castle, Marjorie. 1995. A successfully failed pact the Polish political transition of 1989.
Chajewski, Leszek. 1997. Economic transition and the separation of political and economic spheres : ideology and the transformation of industrial relations in post-communist Poland.
Chan, Kenneth Ka-Lok. 1998. Explaining political parties and party system formation in post-communist Poland.
Cole, Daniel Howard. 1996. Environmental Protection Under and After Socialism: A Study of Poland. Stanford University.
Coughlan, Elizabeth P. 1993. Martial Law in Poland: The Dynamics of Military Involvement in Politics. Indiana University.
Czajkowska, Beata Barbara. 1999. From Tribunes to Citizens: Polish Intelligentsia During and After Communism. University of Maryland, College Park.
Deichmann, Joel Ian. 1999. The origins, industrial composition, and spatial distribution of foreign direct investment in Poland, 1989-1998. State University of New York at Buffalo.
Domber, G. 2008. Supporting the revolution: America, democracy, and the end of the Cold War in Poland, 1981--1989. The George Washington University.
Epstein, Rachel Ann. 2001. International institutions and domestic policy: Depoliticization and denationalization in postcommunist Poland. Cornell University.
Fajfer, Lubov. 2001. The Phoenix rises. Revival of nationalist politics in post-communist Poland: The case of the German minority. University of California, Los Angeles.
Ferry, Martin Hugh. 1998. The "intelligentsia in power" and the development of civil society : Mazowiecki's Poland
Galbraith, Marysia H. 1996. Polish Youth in Transition: Nation, Self, and Other in Post-Communist Poland. University of California, San Diego.
Garrett, W. Brent. 2000. Poland and the problem of regional integration : problems, perplexities, and prospects in the post-communist era.
Gianoplus, Pauline. 1999. The Business of Identities: Remaking the Polish Bourgeoisie. University of Michigan.
Hamot, Gregory Edward. 1995. Constructing the Role of Schools in Educating for Democratic Citizenship Through Cross-Cultural Experiences: A Case Study of Five Polish Educators. Ohio State University.
Hicks, Barbara E. 1992. Environmental politics in Poland : the emergence of a social movement and the failure of normalization.
Jasienska, Grazyna. 1996. Energy expenditure and ovarian function in rural women from Poland. Harvard University.
Kabala, Stanley Joseph. 1991. The development of environmental policy in the Polish People's Republic, 1969-1989. University of Pittsburgh.
Kaftan, Joanna Urszula. 2002. National identity, religion and democracy in Poland since 1989. University of Notre Dame.
Kem, Jackie David. 2003. Ethics in times of transition: Public ethics and moral reasoning in Russia, Poland and the United States. North Carolina State University.
Kenney, Padraic Jeremiah. 1992. Building people's Poland: Resistance and transformation in working-class communities and the coming of Stalinism to Poland, 1945-1949. University of Michigan.
Kerlin, Janelle Arlene. 2002. The political means and social service ends of decentralization in Poland: The story of Poland's mid-level public administration reform and its effect on social service delivery. Syracuse University.
Kubik, Jan. 1989. The role of symbols in the legitimation of power: Poland, 1976-1981. Columbia University.
Kulczycky, Andrzej Jerzy. 1995. Abortion, Religion, and Politics: A Comparative Study of the Abortion Debate in Kenya, Mexico and Poland. University of Michigan.
Laba, Roman Andrew. 1989. The Roots of Solidarity: A Political Sociology of Poland's Working Class Democratization. University of Wisconsin.
Magner, Michael. 2002. Stalemate in civil society: Post-communist transition in Poland and the legacy of socialism. Universite Laval (Canada).
Martin, Christopher Peter. 2000. The awakening of a sleeping beauty post-communist Poland 1989-1994.
McKitrick, Sean Arlan. 1999. Managing mistrust: Economic reform and corporatism in Poland, 1989-1995. The Claremont Graduate University.
Merrill, H. Kathryn. 1999. Reflections on Aspects of Education in Post-Communist Poland: A Personal Journey with Selected Educators, Parents, and Students of Poland. Brigham Young University.
Mizgala, Joanna Justyna. 1999. The emergence and development of the party system in Poland, 1989-1997. Georgetown University.
Moran, Sharon Diane. 2000. Fluid categories: Water system management in post-communist Poland. Clark University.
Ozminkowski, Mariusz. 1999. Cultural requisites of public entrepreneurship: A study of regional differences in post-communist Poland. The Claremont Graduate University.
Parker, Christine Susan. 2003. History education reform in post-communist Poland, 1989--1999: Historical and contemporary effects on educational transition. The Ohio State University.
Pasini, Rebecca A. 1996. The political strategy of the Roman Catholic Church in post-communist Poland.
Powers, Denise V. 1997. The psychological basis of democratic transitions self and politics in Poland.
Przytula, Tomasz Piotr. 1995. The Alternative Media In Poland 1976-1989: A Historical Perspective. University of Minnesota.
Rie, Jaeryong. 1999. Post-Communist Polish Economic Reform: A Class Analysis. University of Texas, Austin.
Samuels, Richard Ian. 2002. Evaluating the support for democracy in post-communist society: Poland as a case study. University of Southampton (United Kingdom).
Seibert, Anita. 2003. From Matka Polka to new Polish woman women and restructuring in Poland.
Shore, Marci Lynn. 2001. Caviar and Ashes: Warsaw's fin-de-siecle Generation's Rendevous with Marxism, 1918-1953. Stanford University.
Simatupang, Batara. 1991. The Polish economic crisis of 1979-1982 : Background, Circumstances and Causes. Kanters.
Spero, Joshua Benjamin. 2001. Poland's security dilemma between Germany and Russia again: Bandwagoning and balancing in foreign policy from 1989 to 1993. The Johns Hopkins University.
Szkodny-Ciolek, Dorota Danuta. 2000. The other reality: Women's self-perceptions and strategies of adjustment during the transition from state socialism to the market economy in Poland. Temple University.
Szopski, Marek. 2000. Politics of embarrassment : Orange Alternative versus party-state.
Tomescu, Irina. 2006. Social structure, redefinition of the past, and prospective orientations: A study of the post-communist transformation in Poland. The Ohio State University.
Tucker, Erica L. 2005. Conspiring with memory: Remembering World War II in post-Communist Poland. The University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Tymowski, Andrzej W. 1995. The Unwanted Revolution: From Moral Economy to Liberal Society in Poland. Yale University.
Zandberg, Izabella. 2001. Culture in systemic transition: Nation-state building, national identity and mass media in post-Communist Poland. University of Maryland College Park.
Zubrzycki, Genevieve. 2002. With or without the cross? Nationalism and religion in post-communist Poland. The University of Chicago.
Zygmont, Zenon Xavier. 1994. Scars and vital signs: Poland, privatization, and the limits of design. George Mason University.
Adamson, Kevin David. 2005. Socialism, revolution, and transition: The ideological construction of the Romanian post-communist order. University of Essex (United Kingdom).
Boyd, C. 2008. Poverty and health care in the context of Romanian postcommunism. The American University.
Bucur, Maria. 1996. Disciplining the future. Eugenics and modernization in interwar Romania. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Chin, J. 2008. Global capitalism meets local postcommunism: Tensions in transition as manifested through physical culture and the female body in Romania. University of Maryland, College Park.
Ciobanu, Monica. 2005. Problems of political legitimacy and democratic consolidation in post-communism: The case of Romania in comparative perspective. New School University.
Decker, R. 2007. Teacher perceptions of democratic principles in Romanian schools. Edgewood College.
Dragusanu, Adrian. 2002. La commemoration des heros nationaux en Roumanie par le regime communiste de Nicolae Ceausescu (1965--1989). Universite Laval (Canada).
Friedman, Jack R. 2003. Ambiguous transitions and abjected selves: Betrayal, entitlement, and globalization in Romania's Jiu Valley. Duke University.
Gledhill, John. 2007. A veil of anarchy : transitional violence in Romania and the Balkans.
Hall, Patrick Andrew. 1997. Rewriting the revolution : authoritarian regime-state relations and the triumph of securitate revisionism in post-Ceausescu Romania. Indiana University.
Henry, Kelli Kathleen. 2002. Romanian household portfolios: Economic strategies and transition, 1990--1995. New York University.
Lampen, Marcia R. 2004. A study of the effects of values and economics on the provision of social welfare services in post-communist Romania: An examination of the role of faith-based programs. Michigan State University.
Negoita, M. 2007. Re-building the state in post-communist Romania: Networks, competition, and regulation. University of California, Davis.
Pourchot, Eric E. 1999. Contemporary Romanian Theatre: Artistry, Honesty and Adaptation in the Plays of Iosif Naghiu, Dumitru Radu Popescu and Marin Sorescu. City University of New York.
Pusca, Anca Mihaela. 2006. Democratic transition and disillusionment: The case of Romania. The American University.
Roper, Steven D. 1995. The process of institution-building in post-communist Romania.
Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel Elizabeth. 2001. Adapting to land reform: Self-selection, production and the response of subsistence farmers to land restitution in post-Socialist Romania. The University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Sandu, A. 2006. Poverty, institutions and child health in post-communist rural Romania: A view from below. Syracuse University.
Sunday, Julie Rethmann Petra. 2005. Expanding borders: creating latitude for Hungarian-minority autonomy within Transylvania, Romania, and a new Europe.
Szeman-Ureche, Ioana. 2005. Performing for Europe at its borders: Gender, nation and the Roma minority in post-communist Romania. Northwestern University.
Toma, R. 2009. Dysfunctional social capital in post-communist states: Analyzing correlates of perceived corruption in the Romanian civil service. North Carolina State University.
Vidican Sgouridis, G. 2008. Institutional arrangements and land reallocation during transition: A regional analysis of small farms in Romania. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Wilson, Harold Edwin. 1999. The golden opportunity : a study of the Romanian manipulation of the Olympic movement during the boycott of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. University Microfilms.
Central and Eastern Europe
 Fall of communism
Ellis, Robert Evan. 1995. The Fall of Communism and Ethnic Violence--An Inquiry: Armenia-Azerbaijan, Yugoslavia, and Czechoslovakia. Purdue University.
Mao, Kristina Sie. 1995. When East European communist regimes fall China still stands: A comparative study of regime legitimacy. The University of Arizona.
Mutzner, Ruth. 1992. Ideology and cognition : an attributional comparison of liberal and conservative interpretations of the downfall of communism in Eastern Europe.
Renwick, Alan. 2004. Complex causal modelling : institutional choice in Hungary, Czecholslovakia, and Poland, 1989-1990.
Van Inwegen, Patrick. 2004. Velvet revolutions: A comparative analysis of nonviolent action in revolution. Loyola University of Chicago.
Baygan, Gunseli H. 2005. Government-led industrial restructuring in transition economies: The role of information, incentives and legal setting. The George Washington University.
Bodea, Ana Maria Cristina. 2006. Essays on the politics of exchange rates and central banks: Evidence from eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. University of Rochester.
Charoenwong, Chanika. 1996. The Development of Causal Linkages Between Monetary Instruments and Monetary Targets in Central Europe: The Case of Poland and Hungary. University of Memphis.
Heybey, Berta Maria. 1999. Economic growth and the speed of reform: An empirical analysis of the transition experience in China, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. University of Maryland College Park.
Kocenda, Evzen. 1996. Essays in nonlinear dynamics with application to European and transition economies. University of Houston.
Kostadinova, Petia Anguelova. 2002. Creating markets after communism: Evidence from the transition economies. The Florida State University.
Kotrba, Josef Antonin. 1996. Privatization and restructuring in an economy in transition from central planning to a market economy. University of Pittsburgh.
Kovachev, Ivo Stojanov. 2003. Revival and development strategies for East European economies in transition. Open University (United Kingdom).
Meyerhoefer, Chad Delbert. 2002. The econometrics of non-standard structural demand modeling: Applications to transition country data. Cornell University.
Palubinskas, Ginta T. 2003. Economic transformation: The full societal transformation thesis. George Mason University.
Pop-Eleches, Grigore. 2003. Refracting conditionality: IMF programs and domestic politics during the Latin American debt crisis and the post-communist transition. University of California, Berkeley.
Ridley, J. Nicholas Cunningham. 2005. Money laundering and financial crime in selected European Union accession countries in central and south east Europe during the transition from pre- to post-communist era and the role of the Central Bank; with special reference to the issues of compliance with EU acquis. University of Southampton (United Kingdom).
Tsvetkova, Natalia Vasilievna. 2002. Work in transition: Labor market adjustment in Russia and Eastern Europe. Harvard University.
Tverdova, Yuliya V. 2005. The formation of sociotropic economic perceptions in East Central Europe during the post-communist transition. State University of New York at Binghamton.
Vlasenko, Polina. 2004. Privatization and new entry in post-Communist transition: The impact on restructuring. University of Maryland, College Park.
Wright, R. 2006. Successful adaptive strategies of MNC's in transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Southern New Hampshire University.

Balis, Christina V. 2005. Reluctant warriors? European army professionalism in transition. The Johns Hopkins University.
DeWeese-Boyd, Margie. 1999. Civil society and popular governance : democracy in Hungary and the Czech Republic.
Dimitrova, Daniela V. 2003. Internet adoption in post-communist countries: A proposed model for the study of Internet diffusion. University of Florida.
Duvanova, D. 2007. Interest groups in post-communist countries: A comparative analysis of business and employer associations. The Ohio State University.
Strohl, Jeff. 2003. Education and job-to-job mobility: an empirical analysis of Bulgaria and the Czech Republic.

Admiraal, Beth Marie. 2004. Human rights in postcommunism: Discourse and parties in the development of religious freedom. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Enev, Tihomir Nedelchev. 2001. Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy: Cultural influences on the transition in central and eastern Europe. University of Delaware.
Gagnere, Nathalie. 1998. The Catholic Church and the rebirth of civil society: Elite convergence, mobilization and democratic transitions in east-central Europe. The University of Oklahoma.
Gautier, Mary L. 1995. The church in post-transition societies: Evidence from Eastern Europe. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
Kerekes, Laszlo. 2003. Ecclesiastical law and ethnic minorities with particular reference to Hungarian minorities in East-Central Europe. University of Ottawa (Canada).


Armeanu, Oana I. 2005. Experimenting with pension reform in Central and Eastern Europe: Political parties, coalitions, and policies. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dubrow, Joshua Kjerulf. 2006. Enhancing descriptive representation in a new democracy: A political market approach. The Ohio State University.
Grzymala-Busse, Anna Maria. 1999. Redeeming the past: The regeneration of the communist successor parties in East Central Europe after 1989. Harvard University.
Iankova, Elena Atanassova. 1997. Social partnership after the Cold War: The transformative corporatism of Eastern Europe. Cornell University.
Lipsmeyer, Christine Susan. 1999. The redistributive dilemma : the influence of political parties and clientele groups on social welfare policy in post-Communist countries.
Melich, Jiri S. 2000. The legacy of communist political culture in East-Central Europe: A study of the post-communist mind. Carleton University (Canada).
Norris, James A. 1999. Completing democracy : party systems and democratic consolidation among mass publics in East-Central Europe.
Spirova, Maria Stefanova. 2004. Political parties in post-communist systems: Formation, persistence, and change. The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
Wittenberg, Jason. 1999. Did communism matter? Explaining political continuity and discontinuity. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 Mass media
Loveless, P. Matthew. 2005. The mediated transition: Mass media and political socialization in Central and Eastern Europe. Indiana University.
McLaughlin, Gregory. 1994. Cold War news : a paradigm in crisis
 State & law
Calhoun, Noel Hild. 2000. Transitional Justice and Liberal Democratic Ideology: Coming to Terms with Past Human Rights Abuses in Post-Communist Europe. Harvard University.
Glenn, John Kirtley. 1997. Framing democracy in Eastern Europe : civic movements and the reconstruction of Leninist states.
Harrington, Jonathan Henry. 2000. Democratization and the Environment: Understanding the Determinants of State Environmental Policy Outputs in Communist and Post-Communist Societies. Loyola University, Chicago.
Minkov, Svetoslav Svetoslavov. 2004. Law and development: Economic analysis of law, financial intermediaries, and economic development in Eastern Europe. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Nalepa, Monika. 2005. The power of secret information. Transitional justice after Communism. Columbia University.
O'Dwyer, Conor Andreas. 2003. Runaway state-building: How parties shape states in post-communist Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. University of California, Berkeley.
Polek, Christine Y. 2004. Securities laws in transition economies. George Mason University.
Shadley, A. 2008. The third gate: Naturalization legislation in Eastern and Central Europe. The Ohio State University.
Spendzharova, A. 2007. When does the law rule? The politics of banking sector legal reform in the post-Communist region after 1989. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 Dissent & protest
Brooks, Donald Christopher. 2002. Charter 77 and the Legacy of Antipolitics. Indiana University.
Carabas, Teodora. 2004. Building plurality: The discursive construction of state, publics, and civil society in totalitarian contexts. Ohio University.
Falk, Barbara Joy. 1999. Citizen intellectuals and philosopher-kings: The dilemmas of dissidence in east-central Europe, 1968-1989. York University (Canada).
Killingsworth, Matthew E. 2007. Civil society versus the totalitarian public sphere : re-conceptualising opposition and dissent in Communist Czechoslovakia, the GDR and Poland.
Pacek, Alexander Carl. 1991. Patterns of elite-mass conflict in Soviet-type systems: 1948-1989. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Scheye, Eric. 1994. Power and Personality: Totalitarian Power, Resistance, and the Sense of Self in the German Democratic Republic and Czechoslovakia. City University of New York.
Sharman, Jason Campbell. 1999. Patterns of Repression and Resistance in Communist Europe. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

 Foreign relations
Harrison, Hope Millard. 1993. The Bargaining Power of Weaker Allies in Bipolarity and Crisis: The Dynamics of Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961. Columbia University.
Heiser, Meredith Ann. 1994. Soviet and East German Deutschlandpolitik, 1968-1973: Leadership's Role in Domestic and Foreign Policy Linkage. Johns Hopkins University.
Makhorkina, A. 2007. Quo vadis? Polish-Ukrainian relations in the enlarging Europe, 1991--2004. Old Dominion University.
Marchio, James David. 1990. Rhetoric and Reality: The Eisenhower Administration and Unrest in Eastern Europe, 1953-1959. American University.
Millett, Alison Therese. 2000. Neorealist claims and post-Cold War realities: The case of German-Polish relations, 1989--1999. University of Virginia.
Scharf, Mark F. 2001. The Soviet leadership's voluntary withdrawal from Eastern Europe. Miami University.
———. 2001. The Soviet leadership's voluntary withdrawal from Eastern Europe.

Lugo de Fabritz, Brunilda Amarilis. 2001. The Absent Father, the Permanent Son and the Paternal State: Patterns of National Narrative in the Post-Totalitarian Films of Russia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Spain and Cuba. University of Washington.
Scribner, Charity. 2000. Working memory: Mourning and melancholia after communism. Columbia University.

Sogindolska, Klara Alexandrova. 2007. Regime change and survival in the post-communist 'gray zone': The rise of Electoral Revolutions. The Johns Hopkins University.
Stegmaier, Mary Ann. 2000. Voting behavior during economic and political transitions: The case of post-communist East Central Europe. The University of Iowa.
Tafe, Ursula Catherine. 2001. International organizations and the legitimation of governments: The role of electoral observation. The Catholic University of America.
Tucker, Joshua Aaron. 2000. It's the economy, comrade! Economic conditions and election results in postcommunist Russia, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic from 1990 to 1996. Harvard University.

 Nation-building, nationalism, national minorities
Abele, Daniel G. 1996. Support for minority rights in Estonia, Latvia, Romania, and Slovakia. The George Washington University.
Anagnostou, Diamanto. 1999. Oppositional and integrative ethnicities: Regional political economy, Turkish Muslim mobilization and identity transformation in southeastern Europe. Cornell University.
Cohen, Shari Jill. 1997. Politics without a past : the absence of history in post-communist nationalism.
Kelley, Judith Green. 2001. Norms and membership conditionality : the role of European institutions in ethnic politics in Latvia, Estonia, Slovakia and Romania.
Mihailescu, Mihaela. 2006. Dampening the powder keg: The role of democratic oppositions in fostering ethnic peace in post-Communist Romania and Slovakia. University of Minnesota.
Tesser, Lynn Marie. 2003. Europeanization and prospects for nationalism in East-Central Europe.
Tzintzarova, M. 2008. Conditions for democratic consolidation and economic growth in Central and Eastern Europe: A cross-national investigation of inclusion of ethnic minority groups. The Claremont Graduate University.

Fodor, Eva. 1997. Power, Patriarchy, and Paternalism: An Examination of the Gendered Nature of State Socialist Authority. University of California, Los Angeles.

 Public opinion
Hiller, Darby Louise. 2002. The Face of Resistance Over Time and Across Space: Public Opinion and the Political and Economic Transformations in Central Europe. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Levintova, Ekaterina M. 2004. Official discourse and public opinion in post-communist societies: The role of government-affiliated intellectuals. Western Michigan University.

 Old regime
Dahlerus, Claudia. 2001. Do targets matter? : repressive targeting in East Central Europe, 1980-1995.
De Nevers, Renée. 1992. The power of example : understanding change in Eastern Europe in the late 1980s.
Ekiert, Grzegorz. 1991. The state against society : the aftermath of political crises in Hungary, 1956-1963, Czechoslovakia, 1968-1976, and Poland, 1981-1989.

Bugaric, Bojan. 1997. From plan to market, one way or alternative paths? a critique of institutional reforms in Central and Eastern Europe.
Johnson, James Edward. 1997. Transition from authoritarian rule in Poland and Hungary : a comparison with transition in Latin America and southern Europe.
King, Lawrence Peter. 1997. Pathways From Socialism to Capitalism: The Transformation of Firms in Post-Communist Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. University of California, Los Angeles.
Orenstein, Mitchell. 1996. Out of the red: Building capitalism and democracy in post-communist Europe. Yale University.
Ram, Melanie H. 1999. Transformation through European integration : a comparative study of the Czech Republic and Romania.
Rizova, T. 2008. The party is dead, long live the party. Successor party adaptation to democracy. University of California, Los Angeles.
Sellin, Frank Erick. 2003. Democratization in spite of itself: Postcommunist patrimonialism, parties, and regime change in Southeastern Europe. University of Virginia.
Terra, Jonathan A. 2003. Influence, assets and democracy: Who got what after the fall of communism in East Central Europe? Stanford University.
Vanderhill, R. 2009. International pressure and regime change in postcommunist Europe. University of Virginia.
Waldron-Moore, Pamela N. 1996. Eastern Europe at the crossroads of democratic transition : perspectives of support, satisfaction, and consolidation of democracy.