East European Quarterly

A scholarly journal publishes articles in the disciplines of East European history, including its economics, politics, culture and history.

Articles from Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring

Gender and Productive and Retirement Incomes in Poland in the Initial Stages of the Transformation
In spite of different cultures, histories, and social-political backgrounds, in almost all countries in the world, the average incomes of men are considerably higher than the average incomes of women (Hakim 1996; Hatt 1997). Women in former socialist...
Nightmares in the Nightly News: CNN Covers Atrocities in Kosovo
I. INTRODUCTION "We do the best war in the world!," ex-ABC executive Rick Kaplan and the architect of CNN's Iraq coverage told US News and World Report in 1997. At the time it was quoted, Kaplan's comment was intended both as an explanation of CNN's...
Power Capabilities, External Recognition, and Sovereignty: The Case of Lithuanian Independence(*)
INTRODUCTION Of the many contemporary debates in international relations theory, a common theme among them seems to be the emphasis placed on issues of sovereignty. One debate in particular concerns the role of external recognition and power capabilities...
The Suez Crisis and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
"The method is the same in all cases--in philosophy, in any art or study. We must look for the attributes and the subjects of both our terms, and we must supply ourselves with as many of these as possible ..." Aristotle wrote in Analytica Priora.(1)...
Transition to Democracy in Poland
INTRODUCTION Political change in Central and Eastern European countries in the late 1980s and early 1990s has been beyond our imagination. Its dramatic change has really stunned us by its speed and range. It took only from several months to a few...
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