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Welfare State Development in Central and Eastern Europe: A State of the Art Literature Review

  title={Welfare State Development in Central and Eastern Europe: A State of the Art Literature Review},
  author={Dragoș Adăscăliței},
  journal={Studies of Transition States and Societies},
  • D. Adăscăliței
  • Published 20 November 2012
  • Political Science
  • Studies of Transition States and Societies
The welfare states in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have undergone massive changes since the beginning of the 1990s. This paper reviews the literature on welfare state development in CEE in light of the theories that have been used to study advanced capitalist democracies. Its purpose is to critically assess the extent to which different theories can explain changes in the welfare state during and after transition. It argues that until now two strands of literature have crystallised… 

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