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Pelinka, Anton 1941-

Works: 283 works in 1,021 publications in 3 languages and 12,051 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Book reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Interviewee, Thesis advisor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
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Most widely held works about Anton Pelinka
Most widely held works by Anton Pelinka
Austria : out of the shadow of the past by Anton Pelinka( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes and analyzes the many faces of Austria, past and present. Anton Pelinka comes to terms with the myriad perceptions of Austria: the legacy of the Austria of the Habsburgs, which dominated Central Europe until World War I; the Austria of Hitler, from which sprouted Nazism; post-1945 Austria, much less spectacular than earlier eras, but more predictable; and the Austria of today, struggling with its role within Europe as a small country on the eastern fringe of Europe's sphere of prosperity
Social democratic parties in Europe by Anton Pelinka( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haider phenomenon in Austria( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The challenge of ethnic conflict, democracy, and self-determination in Central Europe by Dov Ronen( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides an overall assessment of ethnic diversity in Central Europe in historical context and presents a critical assessment of the conflict in former Yugoslavia. It advances a hypothesis on the origins of ethnic conflict, proposes an approach to the prevention and reduction of ethnic conflict in general and in Central Europe in particular, and forwards concrete policy recommendations for the region of East and Central Europe and beyond
Austrian historical memory & national identity( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy Indian style : Subhas Chandra Bose and the creation of India's political culture by Anton Pelinka( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a nation India is very old. It has deep roots in its pre-colonial history, but it is also a product of Western-style democracy, which has shaped and even created the nation. Democracy Indian Style focuses on the Indian factors underlying its successful democracy by describing and analyzing the life of Subhas Chandra Bose, who competed with Nehru for the role of Gandhi's heir, and his impact on India before and after Independence." "Democracy Indian Style gives one answer to the Indian enigma of how democracy succeeds by describing the working of the Indian constitution, the weakness of the party system, and the specifics of Indian elections. The focus on Bose provides the second explanation. The author descibes Bose's rise to the leadership of the Indian National Congress in the 1930s, his attempt to combine an economic leftist outlook with an extremely pragmatic foreign policy, his failure to get serious help from Nazi Germany, his success with the Japanese war lords - and his tragic end in August 1945. Democracy Indian Style is a timely exploration of the roots of Indian democracy, and will be of interest to political scientists, historians, and students of India."--Jacket
The Austrian party system( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics of the lesser evil : leadership, democracy, & Jaruzelski's Poland by Anton Pelinka( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pelinka's unique use of rich empirical evidence from twentieth-century history is this volume's hallmark. He is critical of mainstream political theory and its neglect of deviant examples of democracies - such as Switzerland, Italy, and Japan, where there is traditionally much less emphasis placed on leadership. Pelinka's noteworthy study will be essential reading for political scientists and theorists, political philosophers and political sociologists with special interest in political ethics, and contemporary historians
Austria in the new Europe( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and German and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kreisky era in Austria( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kreisky Era in Austria, spanning the years 1970 to 1983, is dedicated to one of the country's greatest statesmen of the postwar period. Bruno Kreisky survived Viennese anti-Semitism, and came to dominate postwar Austrian politics. His career spans the turmoil that has confounded Austrian history throughout the twentieth century. Through his Middle East, detente, and third world initiatives, Kreisky achieved world-class status as a statesman during the cold war. These chapters provide the first scholarly assessment of the Kreisky era. Contributors cover a variety of issues in Austrian politics and many aspects of Kreisky's career. Pierre Secher analyzes Kreisky's paradoxical relationship with Jews and Israel. Otmar Holl traces the Austrian's brilliant and controversial career in foreign policy. Peter Ulram demonstrates how deeply Kreisky transformed Austria with his policies of modernization, secularization, and liberalization. Oliver Rathkolb shows how American presidents since Truman have both admired and detested the bold and creative initiatives emanating from Vienna. Susan Howell and Anton Pelinka compare American and European populist right-wing politics, putting David Duke and Jorg Halder in their respective political contexts. The new "forum" section presents heated debates on the future of Austrian neutrality and the 1955 State Treaty. The "forum" will become a regular feature in this series. Included in this comprehensive volume are review essays, book reviews, and a summary of Austrian politics in 1992. The Kreisky Era in Austria will be of interest to foreign policy analysts, historians, and scholars of Central European politics
Austria in the nineteen fifties( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grundzüge der Politikwissenschaft by Anton Pelinka( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das völlig neu bearbeitete und aktualisierte Lehrbuch von Anton Pelinka und Johannes Varwick führt in das Fach Politikwissenschaft ein. Es bietet einen Überblick über die verschiedenen Zugänge zur Politikwissenschaft und Teilbereiche des Faches. Die großen Abschnitte darin sind: Politikwissenschaft und Politik, Merkmale politischer Systeme, Politische Prozesse, Internationale Politik, Politische Theorie- und Ideengeschichte. Der Band „Grundzüge der Politikwissenschaft“ baut auf einer langjährigen Erfahrung in der universitären und außeruniversitären Lehre auf, ist klar und gut verständlich verfasst, sodass alle an Politik Interessierten dieses Buch als Lehrbuch nützen können
Handbook of prejudice by Anton Pelinka( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally established authors describe and analyze the most important categories of prejudice: anti-Semitism, sexism, racism, religious prejudice, class prejudice, as well as prejudice against age, illness, disability. Historical causes and effects of prejudices are examined from the perspectives of various academic disciplines. The German translation ... deals with ways of researching and fighting prejudice is expanded with new and topical themes such as anti-Gypsyism and Islamophobia
The Dollfuss/Schuschnigg era in Austria : a reassessment by Anton Pelinka( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The years of Chancellors Dollfuss and Schuschnigg's authoritarian governments (1933/34-1938) have been denounced as "Austrofascism" from the left, or defended as a Christian corporate state ("Stondestaat") from the right. During this period, Austria was in a desperate struggle to maintain its national independence vis-o-vis Hitler's Germany, a struggle that ultimately failed. In the end, the Nazis invaded and annexed Austria (Anschluss"). Volume 11 of the Contemporary Austrian Studies series stays away from these heated historiographical debates and looks at economic, domestic, and international politics sine ira et studio. Timothy Kirk opens with an assessment of "Austrofascism" in light of recent discourse on interwar European fascism. Three scholars from the Economics University of Vienna analyze the macroeconomic climate of the 1930s: Hansjrg Klausinger the "Vienna School's" theoretical contributions to end the "Great Depression"; Gerhard Senft the economic policies of the Stondestaat; and Peter Berger the financial aid from the League of Nations. Jens Wessels delves into the microeconomic arena and presents case studies of leading Austrian businesses and their performance during the depression. Jim Miller looks at Dollfuss, the agrarian reformer. Alexander Lassner and Erwin Schmidl deal with the context of the international arena and Austria's desperate search for protection against Nazi Anschluss-pressure and military preparedness against foreign aggression. In a comparativist essay Megan Greene compares the policies of Austria's Haider and Italy's Berlusconi and recent EU responses to threats from the Right. The "FORUM" looks at various recent historical commissions in Austria dealing with Holocaust-era assets and their efforts to provide restitution to victims of Nazism. Two review essays, by Evan Burr Bukey and Hermann Freudenberger, survey recent scholarly literature on Austria(ns) during World War II. This addition to the"--Provided by publisher
The Marshall Plan in Austria( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Österreichische Politik : Grundlagen, Strukturen, Trends by Anton Pelinka( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in Austria by Günter Bischof( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of the chapters are written from a feminist perspective by a generation of younger Austrian women historians and social scientists. Women in Austria covers a plethora of significant social issues and will be essential to the work of women's studies scholars, sociologists, historians, and Austria area specialists
The Vranitzky era in Austria by Günter Bischof( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Vranitzky, the banker turned politician, was chancellor during the ten years (1986-96) when the world dramatically changed in the aftermath of the cold war. Among postwar chancellors, only Bruno Kreisky held office longer. The Austrian Social Democratic Party has been in power since 1970. Such longevity is unique in postwar European politics. The dominance of Social Democracy in particular is noteworthy when compared to the general decline of traditional leftist politics in Europe. The chapters in this volume try to assess Vranitzky's central role in recent Austrian and European history
The Americanization/westernization of Austria by Anton Pelinka( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Political, economic, social, and cultural modernization dramatically transformed twentieth-century Austria. Innovative new methods of production and management, such as the assembly line, changed Austrian business after World War I, much as the Marshall Plan shaped the economy after World War II. At the same time, jazz, Hollywood movies, television programming, and mass commodities were as popular in Austria as elsewhere in Western Europe. Even political campaigns followed American trends. All this occurred despite the fact that in West Germany, American nostrums and models had been rejected, modified, or "translated" into milder versions. Ultimately, Austria was "Western Europeanized" when it joined the European Union in 1995. How Western are the Austrians? This volume analyzes trends toward Americanization and Westernization in Austria throughout the twentieth century. Reinhold Wagnleitner's lead essay studies the foreign politics of American pop culture.Anna Schober and Monika Bernold analyze the influence of Hollywood movies and television on postwar Austrian society. Reinhard Sieder follows changing discourses on family life, while Ingrid Bauer looks at American influences on Austrian women. Maria-Regina Kecht, Kurt Drexel, and Christina Hainzl follow the American impact on Austrian literature, opera, and art. Banker Anton Fink examines American banking and finance practices. Andre Pfoertner and Matthias Fuchs study the Americanization of Austrian business and tourism. Helmut Lackner describes how well-heeled Austrian travelers to the United States brought back innovative American production methods and other ideas gleaned from world expositions before World War I. American influences on Austrian politics and political science are dissected by Gunter Bischof, Martin Kofler, Fritz Plasser, and Anton Pelinka. The Americanization of Vienna is the subject of journalist Armin Thurnher's essay. Comparisons with West Germany are presented by Michael Hochgesc"--Provided by publisher
Austria in the European Union by Anton Pelinka( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Austria joined the European Union in 1995, with the overwhelming support of its citizenry. In June 1994, a record 66.6 percent of the Austrian population voted in favor of joining the Union, and Austria acceded on January 1, 1995. Only three years later, in the second half of 1998, Austria assumed its first presidency of the European Union. Its competent conduct of the Union's business enhanced its reputation. The sense that Austria was a role model collapsed overnight, after a new conservative People's Party (iVP/FPi) coalition government was formed in Austria in early February 2000. Austria became Europe's nightmare. This volume has two purposes. The first is to assess Austria's first five years in the European Union. The second is Austria's ongoing struggle with its past. Heinrich Neisser evaluates and assesses Austria's commitment to the European Union. Thomas Angerer offers a long-term perspective of regionalization and globalization trends in Austrian foreign affairs. Waldemar Hummer analyzes contradictions between Austrian neutrality and Europe's emerging common security policy. Johannes Pollak and Sonja Puntscher Rieckmann look at current debates over weighing future voting rights in the European Commission. Michael Huelshoff evaluates Austria's EU presidency in 1998 and compares it to the subsequent 1999 German presidency. Gerda Falkner examines the withering away of the previously much admired Austrian welfare state. Walter Manoschek scrutinizes the Nazi roots of Jorg Haider's Freedom Party. Michael Gehler critiques the EU sanctions and bemoans the absence of mediation through transnational Christian conservative parties. In reviewing how Austria deals with World War II, Richard Mitten investigates discourses on victimhood in postwar Austria and the place of Jews in this process. A "Roundtable" presents overwhelming evidence of Austrians' deep involvement in Nazi war crimes, and includes articles by Sabine Loitfellner and Winfried Garscha. This addition to the Contemporary Austrian Studies series will be welcomed by political scientists, historians and legal scholars, particularly those with a strong interest in European affairs."--Provided by publisher
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Austria : out of the shadow of the past
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Anton Pelinka Austrian political scientist

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Anton Pelinka österreichischer Politikwissenschaftler


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Social democratic parties in EuropeThe Haider phenomenon in AustriaThe challenge of ethnic conflict, democracy, and self-determination in Central EuropeAustrian historical memory & national identityDemocracy Indian style : Subhas Chandra Bose and the creation of India's political culturePolitics of the lesser evil : leadership, democracy, & Jaruzelski's PolandHandbook of prejudiceThe Dollfuss/Schuschnigg era in Austria : a reassessment