Capitalism, Communism and Colonialism? Revisiting "Transitology" as the Ideology of Informal Empire

  title={Capitalism, Communism and Colonialism? Revisiting "Transitology" as the Ideology of Informal Empire},
  author={John D. Haskell and Boris N. Mamlyuk},
  journal={Global Jurist},
  pages={1 - 35}
In the context of international law, “transitology" is often used to describe the literature surrounding the former Soviet Union (fSU) and the subsequent reform attempts by Western and Eastern/Central European market reformers. While it is often acknowledged there have been other “waves" of transition, this literature typically asserts that the situation in the fSU is somehow distinct in human history, and thus, to a large extent, unmixable with other past “transition" histories. Likewise, the… Expand
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