By Gregory Andrusz, Michael Harloe, Ivan Szelenyi
Chapter 1 towns within the Transition (pages 1–29): Michael Harloe
Chapter 2 Structural switch and Boundary Instability (pages 30–69): Gregory Andrusz
Chapter three The Socialist urban (pages 70–99): David M Smith
Chapter four Urbanization less than Socialism (pages 100–118): Gyorgy Enyedi
Chapter five Privatization and its Discontents: estate Rights in Land and Housing within the Transition in jap Europe (pages 119–191): Peter Marcuse
Chapter 6 Housing Privatization within the Former Soviet Bloc to 1995 (pages 192–213): Raymond J Struyk
Chapter 7 From the Socialist to the Capitalist urban: stories from Germany (pages 214–231): Hartmut Haussermann
Chapter eight Environmental and Housing routine in towns after Socialism: The instances of Budapest and Moscow (pages 232–267): C. G. Pickvance
Chapter nine a brand new move in an Ideological Vacuum: Nationalism in jap Europe (pages 268–285): Klaus von Beyme
Chapter 10 towns below Socialism—and After (pages 286–317): Ivan Sxelenyi
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As he states, in the GDR the company became the focal point for organizing ‘the socialist way of life’, a functional equivalent to the family or the feudal lord in other types of society. Echoing some of the points made earlier in this introductory chapter, he refers to the integration of decision malung into a vertical structure guided by the central planning commissions and the lack of locally controlled resources, local decision-making power and an urban bourgeoisie -which class had historically been the mainstay of local government in Germany, as elsewhere.
This second objective brought the Germans into the conflict over the Ottoman heritage; for their pains they succeeded the AustroHungarians as Russia's main adversary. They were not, of course, passive victims; their engagement expressed their expansionist and frustrated imperialist design. By 1919 Russia had indeed superseded Turkey as the power in the region. In the aftermath of World War 11, the former Ottoman lands fell into the political fiefdom of the Soviet Union. In Russia at the turn of the century, the liberals - a small capitalist class and large sections of the intelligentsia -were desperate to throw off the yoke of their oppressors, the autocracy.
The political resort to a politics of nationalism and ethnicity, as a means of mobilizing political support, has brought such demands to the surface again. In many cases, this seems likely to play a major role in shaping the emergent post-socialist cities and regions. CITIES AFTER SOCIALISM In the final chapter of this book, Ivan Szelenyi draws on the detailed evidence regarding the nature of socialist cities and the urban transition, much of which has been included in the earlier chapters, to come to some general conclusions about the nature of socialist urbanization and how its key characteristics are being transformed.