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The Dartmouth College is an elite private college with a student body of 5,300, 4,300 of which are undergraduates.
Government 20 From Plan to Market: Politics of Economic Transition.
Course is offered as a Topic in Comparative Government. It examines the politics of economic reform in socialist or formerly socialist countries the key elements of a centrally planned economy, the factors which led to the initiation of reforms, and the difficulties associated with implementing such reforms. What happens when elements of a market economy are introduced through a socialist bureaucracy? Can a centralized political system meet the needs of a new economic order based on decision-making by a set of diffuse actors? Does state ownership of enterprises always translate into inefficiency? Is "crony capitalism" inevitable? Empirical focus will be primarily on the People's Republic of China and Russia, but we will also consider the reform experiences in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Vietnam.
Eva, Professor of Sociology
- Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1997
Phone: (603) 646-3524 / Fax: .... / E-Mail: Eva.Fodor@Dartmouth.edu
Gender inequality at work, Social change theory and forms of patriarchy in the world
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP:
- "The New Political Elite of Hungary, Poland and Russia" with Wnuk-Lipinski E. and Yershova, N. Theory and Society 24:783-800. 1995.
- "Gender in Transition: Unemployment in Hungary, Poland and Slovakia" East European Politics and Societies, Vol. 11, 3: 470-500. 1997.
META-FACULTY - Faculty who have studied and/or taught at Polish institutions of higher education
Walczak, Tadeusz M. , Associate Professor of Radiology and
Co-Director of EPR Center for the Study of Viable Systems, Dartmouth Medical School
- Ph.D., Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland , 1979
Phone: (603) 650-1805 / Fax: (603) 650-1717 / E-Mail: Walczak@Dartmouth.edu
Physical instrumentation and experimentaltechniques, particularly in the area of nuclear physics, electron paramagnetic resonance and plant photobiology