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Informal Economies in Post-Socialist Spaces: Practices, Institutions and Networks

edited by Jeremy Morris, University of Birmingham, UK, Abel Polese, Dublin City University, Ireland
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9781137483065, 1137483067
Contents
  • Introduction: my name is legion : the resilience and endurance of informality beyond, or in spite of, the states / Abel Polese and Jeremy Morris
  • Thinking informality and development writ large and small
  • Evaluating the validity of the contrasting theoretical perspectives towards the informal economy in Ukraine / Colin Williams and Olga Onoschenko
  • Institutional transformation and informality in Azerbaijan and Georgia / Huseyn Aliyev
  • Fighting the shadows Lithuania's informal workers and the financial crisis / Ida Harboe Knudsen
  • Formal crutches for broken sociality / Aet Annist
  • Re-theorising informality : power, culture, kinship and history
  • Field notes on informality's culture of ubiquity : recognition and symbolic power within informal economic practices in Kosovo / Anna Danielsson
  • The importance of having tela : reproduction of informality in the democratization sector in Bosnia / Karla Koutkova
  • Perception vs. practices : nepotism in small businesses in Bulgaria / Tanya Chavdarova
  • The importance of personalized relationships in postsocialist rural Bulgaria : informality and the socioeconomic success of capitalist agricultural entrepreneurs / Christian Giordano
  • Informal public sectors and welfare : state intervention or withdrawal?
  • Informal payments for healthcare services in Lithuania and Ukraine / Tetiana Stepurko, Milena Pavlova, Irena Gryga, Liubove Murauskiene, Wim Groot
  • Nuclear borders : informally negotiating the Chernobyl exclusion zone / Thom Davies
  • Governing informal payments in healthcare : lessons from China / Jingqing Yang
  • Informal economic practices within the Kyrgyz police (militsiia) / Liam OShea.
Description
xiv, 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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