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Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Gernot Grabher and David Stark


This book is about change in Central and Eastern Europe, and social and economic change more generally. In contrast to the dominant ‘transition framework’ that examines organizational forms in Eastern Europe according to the degree to which they conform to, or depart from, the blueprints of already existing capitalisms, this book examines the innovative character, born of necessity, in which actors in the post-socialist setting are restructuring organizations and institutions by redefining and recombining resources. Instead of conceiving these recombinations as accidental aberrations, it explo ... More

Keywords: Central Europe, Eastern Europe, social changes, economic change, transition framework, organizational forms, capitalisms, institutions, resources, entrepreneurship

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Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198290209
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gernot Grabher, editor
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David Stark, editor
Stanford University

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1 Organizing Diversity

Gernot Grabher, and David Stark

I Recombinant Networks

3 Renegotiating the Ties that Bind

Gernot Grabher, and David Stark

II Entrepreneurial Networks

5 Network Dynamics of New Firm Formation

Gernot Grabher, and David Stark

6 Too Many, too Small

Gernot Grabher, and David Stark

III Policy Networks: Restructuring Institutions

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