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Dr Nigel Swain PhD

Lecturer, Eastern Europe in Twentieth Century History

    Publications

    2017

    Urban and Industrial Everyday Life under Socialism and Post-Socialism (Journal article)

    SWAIN, N. (2017). Urban and Industrial Everyday Life under Socialism and Post-Socialism. Contemporary European History, 26(3), 561-572. doi:10.1017/s096077731700025x

    DOI: 10.1017/S096077731700025X

    Coming to Terms with the Past in Eastern Europe and Lessions for a Future United Korea with Special Reference to Hungary (Journal article)

    Swain, N. J. (2017). Coming to Terms with the Past in Eastern Europe and Lessions for a Future United Korea with Special Reference to Hungary. Journal of Contemporary Korean Studies.

    2016

    Eastern European Rurality in a Neo-Liberal, European Union World (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2016). Eastern European Rurality in a Neo-Liberal, European Union World. Sociologia Ruralis, 56(4), 574-596. doi:10.1111/soru.12131

    DOI: 10.1111/soru.12131

    2015

    Party Politics, Political Competition and Coming to Terms with the Past in Post-Communist Hungary (Journal article)

    Kim, D. S., & Swain, N. (2015). Party Politics, Political Competition and Coming to Terms with the Past in Post-Communist Hungary. Europe-Asia Studies, 67(9), 1445-1468. doi:10.1080/09668136.2015.1087969

    DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2015.1087969

    2013

    Green Barons, Force-of-Circumstance Entrepreneurs, Impotent Mayors: Rural Change in the Early Years of Post-Socialist Capitalist Democracy (Book)

    Swain, N. (2013). Green Barons, Force-of-Circumstance Entrepreneurs, Impotent Mayors: Rural Change in the Early Years of Post-Socialist Capitalist Democracy. Budapest: Central European University Press.

    Agriculture ‘East of the Elbe’ and the Common Agricultural Policy (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2013). Agriculture ‘East of the Elbe’ and the Common Agricultural Policy. Sociologia Ruralis, 53(3), 369-389. doi:10.1111/soru.12016

    DOI: 10.1111/soru.12016

    Co-operative elites in Hungary after 1945 (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2013). Co-operative elites in Hungary after 1945. In T. Lorenz (Ed.), Co-operative elites in Europe (pp. 188-207). Prague: Charles University.

    2011

    A Post-Socialist Capitalism (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2011). A Post-Socialist Capitalism. Europe-Asia Studies, 63(9), 1671-1695. doi:10.1080/09668136.2011.611653

    DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2011.611653

    2010

    The Fate of Peasant Parties during Socialist Transformation (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2010). The Fate of Peasant Parties during Socialist Transformation. In H. Schultz, A. Harre, W. Benecke, C. Boyer, U. Muller, A. Nutzenadel, & P. Ther (Eds.), Bauerngesellschaften auf dem Weg in die Moderne (Vol. 19, pp. 163-176). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

    2009

    Eastern Europe since 1945 (Book)

    Swain, G., & Swain, N. (2009). Eastern Europe since 1945. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Reform of land property rights in Eastern European transitional countries: problems and prospects (in Chinese) (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2009). Reform of land property rights in Eastern European transitional countries: problems and prospects (in Chinese). In D. Guoying (Ed.), Reform of Rural Land System: an International Comparison (pp. 1-17). Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press.

    2008

    Collective farms which work? (Book)

    Swain, N. (2008). Collective farms which work?. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    The Fog of Hungary's Negotiated Revolution (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2008). The Fog of Hungary's Negotiated Revolution. In T. Cox (Ed.), Challenging Communism in Eastern Europe: 1956 and its Legacy (pp. 159-187). Abingdon: Routledge.

    2007

    Decollectivization politics and rural change in Bulgaria, Poland and the former Czechoslovakia (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2007). Decollectivization politics and rural change in Bulgaria, Poland and the former Czechoslovakia. Social History, 32(1), 1-26. doi:10.1080/03071020601081231

    DOI: 10.1080/03071020601081231

    2006

    The fog of Hungary's negotiated revolution (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2006). The fog of Hungary's negotiated revolution. Europe-Asia Studies, 58(8), 1347-1375. doi:10.1080/09668130600996598

    DOI: 10.1080/09668130600996598

    Changing dynamics in the East European meso-area: a rural, grass-roots perspective (Chapter)

    Swain, N. J. (2006). Changing dynamics in the East European meso-area: a rural, grass-roots perspective. In O. Ieda, T. Uyama, & O. Ieda (Eds.), REconstruction and interaction of Slavic Eurasia and its neighboring worlds (Vol. 10, pp. 43-60). Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University. Retrieved from http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/

    Negotiated revolution in Poland and Hungary, 1989 (Chapter)

    Swain, N. J. (2006). Negotiated revolution in Poland and Hungary, 1989. In K. McDermott, & M. Stibbe (Eds.), Revolution and Resistance in Eastern Europe: Challenges to Communist Rule (pp. 139-155). Oxford and New York: Berg.

    The innocence of article eighteen, paragraph two, subsection e (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2006). The innocence of article eighteen, paragraph two, subsection e. In O. Ieda (Ed.), Beyond Sovereignty: from Status Law to Transnational Citizenship? (pp. 225-241). Sapporo: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University.

    2005

    Inexperienced and impotent: rural local government in an Eastern European meso-area in statu nascendi (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2005). Inexperienced and impotent: rural local government in an Eastern European meso-area in statu nascendi. Acta Slavica Iaponica, 22, 1-24.

    Legacies of Socialism in the Age of Globalization - an Anthropological Perspective (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2005). Legacies of Socialism in the Age of Globalization - an Anthropological Perspective. In S. Minamisuka (Ed.), Legacies of Socialism: the Transformation of East-Central Europe (pp. 71-93). Tokyo: Sairyusha.

    2004

    Saddling a Cow: the Accession States and the European Model of Agriculture (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2004). Saddling a Cow: the Accession States and the European Model of Agriculture. In S. Tabata, & A. Iwashita (Eds.), Slavic Eurasia's Integration into the World Economy and Community (pp. 199-228). Hokkaido: Slavic Research Center Hokkaido University.

    2003

    Social Capital and its Uses (Journal article)

    SWAIN, N. (2003). Social Capital and its Uses. European Journal of Sociology, 44(2), 185-212. doi:10.1017/s0003975603001243

    DOI: 10.1017/s0003975603001243

    Eastern Europe since 1945 (3rd edition) (Book)

    Swain, G., & Swain, N. (2003). Eastern Europe since 1945 (3rd edition). London: Macmillan Palgrave.

    2002

    Socialist autarky and failed socialist internationalism: Comecon and "perverse successes" of the Hungarian computer industry (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2002). Socialist autarky and failed socialist internationalism: Comecon and "perverse successes" of the Hungarian computer industry. In U. Müller, H. Schultz, & H. Schultz (Eds.), National Borders and the Economic Disintegration in Modern East Central Europe (pp. 209-221). Berlin: Arno Spitz.

    Traditionen der häuslichen Kleinlandwirtschaft in Osteuropa (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (2002). Traditionen der häuslichen Kleinlandwirtschaft in Osteuropa. In E. Meyer-Renschhausen (Ed.), Die Gärten der Frauen: Zur Sozialen Bedeutung von Kleinwirtschaft in Stadt un Land Weltweit (pp. 111-133). Herbolzheim: Centaurus Verlag.

    2001

    Agricultural restructuring in Transylvania in the post-communist period (Chapter)

    Swain, N., & Vincze, M. (2001). Agricultural restructuring in Transylvania in the post-communist period. In D. Light, & D. Phinnemore (Eds.), Post-Communist Romania: Coming to Terms with Transition (pp. 175-190). London: Palgrave.

    2000

    From Kolkhoz to Holding Company: a Hungarian Agricultural Producer Co-operative in Transition (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (2000). From Kolkhoz to Holding Company: a Hungarian Agricultural Producer Co-operative in Transition. Journal of Historical Sociology, 13(2), 142-171. doi:10.1111/1467-6443.00111

    DOI: 10.1111/1467-6443.00111

    1999

    Agricultural Restitution and Co-operative Transformation in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (1999). Agricultural Restitution and Co-operative Transformation in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. Europe-Asia Studies, 51(7), 1199-1219. doi:10.1080/09668139998507

    DOI: 10.1080/09668139998507

    1998

    Eastern Europe since 1945 (2nd edition) (Book)

    Swain, G., & Swain, N. (1998). Eastern Europe since 1945 (2nd edition). London: Macmillan Palgrave.

    The Visegrad countries of Eastern Europe (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (1998). The Visegrad countries of Eastern Europe. In B. Foley (Ed.), European Economies since the Second World War (pp. 177-208). London: Macmillan.

    1996

    Getting land in Central Europe (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (1996). Getting land in Central Europe. In R. Abrahams (Ed.), After Socialism: Land Reform and Rural Social Change in Eastern Europe (pp. 193-215). Oxford: Berhahn.

    1993

    Eastern Europe since 1945 (1st edition) (Book)

    Swain, G., & Swain, N. (1993). Eastern Europe since 1945 (1st edition). London: Macmillan Palgrave.

    Hungary (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (1993). Hungary. In S. White, J. Batt, & P. G. Lewis (Eds.), Developments in East European Politics (pp. 66-82). London: Macmillan.

    1992

    Global technologies and political change in Eastern Europe (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (1992). Global technologies and political change in Eastern Europe. In A. McGrew, & P. G. Lewis (Eds.), Global Politics: Globalization and the Nation-State (pp. 138-154). Cambridge: Polity.

    Hungary: The Rise and Fall of Feasible Socialism (Book)

    Swain, N. (1992). Hungary: The Rise and Fall of Feasible Socialism. London: Verso.

    1990

    Small Co-operatives and Economic Work Partnerships in the computing industries: exceptions that prove the rule (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (1990). Small Co-operatives and Economic Work Partnerships in the computing industries: exceptions that prove the rule. Journal of Communist Studies, 6(2), 85-109.

    1989

    Hungary's socialist project in crisis (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (1989). Hungary's socialist project in crisis. New Left Review, (176), 3-29.

    1988

    Collective farms which work (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (1988). Collective farms which work. In T. Shanin (Ed.), Peasants and Peasant Societies, (second edition) (pp. 111-113). London: Penguin.

    1987

    Hungarian agriculture in the early 1980s: Retrenchment followed by reform (Journal article)

    Swain, N. (1987). Hungarian agriculture in the early 1980s: Retrenchment followed by reform. Soviet Studies, 39(1), 24-39. doi:10.1080/09668138708411672

    DOI: 10.1080/09668138708411672

    1985

    Collective Farms which Work? (Book)

    Swain, N. (1985). Collective Farms which Work?. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    1981

    Hungary: a Decade of Economic Reform (Book)

    Hare, P. G., Radice, H. K., & Swain, N. (Eds.) (1981). Hungary: a Decade of Economic Reform. London: George Allen and Unwin.

    The evolution of Hungary's agricultural system since 1967 (Chapter)

    Swain, N. (1981). The evolution of Hungary's agricultural system since 1967. In P. G. Hare, H. K. Radice, & N. Swain (Eds.), Hungary: a Decade of Economic Reform (pp. 225-251). London: George Allen and Unwin.