The Transformation of State Socialism

System Change, Capitalism or Something Else?

  • David Lane

Part of the Studies in Economic Transition book series (SET)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Outcomes of Transformation

  3. Social Forces and Transformation

  4. Outcomes of Transformation: Central and Eastern Europe

  5. Consolidation of New Regimes: the Problem of Inequality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Lawrence King, David Stuckler
      Pages 197-218
  6. Alternative Scenarios: Reform without System Change?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Mario Nuti
      Pages 221-232
    3. Soyoung Kwon
      Pages 250-268
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 301-312

About this book


This book considers aspects of transformation of former state socialist countries: social and economic outcomes; forces in the transformation process; problems of consolidation of the new regimes;and other scenarios. It also looks at alternative types of society that might replace state socialism, particularly state capitalism and market socialism.


capitalism care China communism privatization socialism transformation transition

Editors and affiliations

  • David Lane
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of CambridgeUK

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