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Defense policies of East-Central European countries after 1989: creating stability in a time of uncertainty

Defense policies of East-Central European countries after 1989: creating stability in a time of uncertainty

Peterson, James W. (James Walter), 1945- author; Lubecki, Jacek, author; Manchester University Press, publisher

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Published Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: James W. Peterson, Jacek Lubecki
ISBN: 1526110423, 1526110431, 152611044X, 1526110458, 9781526110428, 9781526110435, 9781526110442, 9781526110459
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Language note: In English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (192 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Series: Manchester Political Studies
Subject: Poland Military policy.; Europe, Eastern Foreign relations Russia (Federation); Russia (Federation) Foreign relations Europe, Central.; Czech Republic Military policy.; International relations.; Ukraine Conflict, 2014- Influence.; Russia (Federation) Foreign relations Europe, Eastern.; Slovakia Military policy.; Europe, Central Foreign relations Russia (Federation); Society & Social Sciences Politics & government International relations.
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  1. Introduction and overview
  2. 1. Theoretical framework: liberalism, realism and constructivism
  3. 2. Empires and peripheries: security and defense realities of East-Central Europe
  4. 3. Communism and late communism: from forced convergence to divergence
  5. 4. The Czech Republic: a reluctant ally
  6. 5. Hungary: imperial legacies and post-imperial realities
  7. 6. Poland: return to the West?
  8. 7. Slovakia: politics from the periphery
  9. 8. Recapitulation: from convergence to divergence and back?
  10. Index.