Post-Communist Transformations: The Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Russia in Comparative Perspective.
Hayashi, T. – Ogushi, A. (eds.)
Slavic Eurasian Studies No. 21, Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 2009.
The chapter begins with the enumeration of relevant welfare state theories and the identification of macro-societal factors influencing the welfare state transformations in the region. This forms the point of departure for the comparative analysis of the welfare state developments in Central and Eastern Europe, followed by a more detailed analysis of the Czech Republic’s development in this respect.