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Pelinka, Anton 1941-

Works: 346 works in 1,176 publications in 3 languages and 14,177 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Book reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Interviewee, wst, Creator, Thesis advisor
Classifications: DB99.2, 306.209436
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Most widely held works about Anton Pelinka
Most widely held works by Anton Pelinka
Handbook of prejudice by Anton Pelinka( )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 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
Global Austria : Austria's place in Europe and the world by Steven Beller( )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austria : out of the shadow of the past by Anton Pelinka( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2020 in English and held by 495 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 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haider phenomenon in Austria by Anton Pelinka( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Austria does not often make political headlines. It has at least twice in recent years: in 1986, when the ""Waldheim Affair"" was debated worldwide, and in 1999, when the Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) under Joerg Haider received 27 percent of the vote in national elections. Established by former Nazis for former Nazis, the FPOe entered the mainstream of Austrian politics when it became part of a coalition government. This volume explores whether its rise is a uniquely Austrian phenomenon or corresponds to broader social and political changes in Europe. Parallels to Haider's party can be found in other European countries. Its anti-immigration agenda and rhetoric are similar to those of the French FN, the Belgian Vlaams Bloc, and the Italian Lega Nord. And its anti-European Union posture is similar to the sentiments of the ""anti-Maastrich"" wing of the British conservative party. However, European reaction to the FPOe's rise derives not only from its policies, but its linkage to past suspicions that the Austrians have not learned the lessons of history as had the Germans. The FPOe's success strengthened that impression. In response, 14 European Union governments downgraded their bilateral relations with the Austrian government to a purely technical level. Although the sanctions were lifted in September 2000, the spotlight is still very much on Austria, and concern about the FPOe remains high. This important volume contains eleven chapters by internationally prominent scholars from a broad spectrum of the social sciences. Its cross-disciplinary approach provides perspective on the Haider phenomenon, its rhetoric, and its impact on daily life in Austria. It also analyzes the influence of right-wing populism on politics, culture, and society, and its implications in Austria as well as elsewhere in Europe. The Haider Phenomenon will be of interest to historians, political scientists, those in European studies, and scholars in contemporary political extremism."--Provided by publisher
Democracy Indian style : Subhas Chandra Bose and the creation of India's political culture by Anton Pelinka( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 313 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 challenge of ethnic conflict, democracy, and self-determination in Central Europe by Dov Ronen( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 312 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 by Günter Bischof( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the Hapsburg monarchy disintegrated after World War I, Austria was not considered to be a viable entity. In a vacuum of national identity the hapless country drifted toward a larger Germany. After World War II, Austrian elites constructed a new identity based on being a "victim" of Nazi Germany. Cold war Austria, however, envisioned herself as a neutral "island of the blessed" between and separate from both superpower blocs. Now, with her membership in the European Union secured, Austria is reconstructing her painful historical memory and national identity. In 1996 she celebrates her 1000-year anniversary. In this volume of Contemporary Austrian Studies, Franz Mathis and Brigitte Mazohl-Wallnig argue that regional identities in Austria have deeper historical roots than the many artificial and ineffective attempts to construct a national identity. Heidemarie Uhl, Anton Pelinka, and Brigitte Bailer discuss the post-World War II construction of the victim mythology. Robert Herzstein analyses the crucial impact of the 1986 Waldheim election imploding Austria's comforting historical memory as a "nation of victims." Wolfram Kaiser shows Austria's difficult adjustments to the European Union and the larger challenges of constructing a new "European identity." Chad Berry's analysis of American World War II memory establishes a useful counterpoint to construction of historical memory in a different national context. A special forum on Austrian intelligence studies presents a fascinating reconstruction by Timothy Naftali of the investigation by Anglo-American counterintelligence into the retreat of Hitler's troops into the Alps during World War II. Rudiger Overmans' "research note" presents statistics on lower death rates of Austrian soldiers in the German army. Review essays by Gunther Kronenbitter and Gunter Bischof, book reviews, and a 1995 survey of Austrian politics round out the volume. Austrian Historical Memory and National Identity will be of intense interest to foreign policy analysts, historians, and scholars concerned with the unique elements of identity and nationality in Central European politics."--Provided by publisher
The Austrian party system by Anton Pelinka( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1989. Political science in Austria is a relatively young discipline. It began to gradually establish itself in the 60's and only as recently as 1971 was it anchored in the curriculum of Austrian universities as a separate field of study. With the present book in English the editors hope to stimulate the interest of international social scientists in Austria, to overcome language barriers, and to make the topical problems and developments of Austrian democracy accessible to an international reading public. The book is intended to reflect the current state of a discipline-political science. However, it is also to be a contribution to the further development of this discipline. It should stimulate further, intensive and critical occupation with the theme "parties and the party system in Austria."
The Dollfuss/Schuschnigg era in Austria : a reassessment by Anton Pelinka( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 243 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
Politics of the lesser evil : leadership, democracy, & Jaruzelski's Poland by Anton Pelinka( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 224 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 nineteen fifties by Günter Bischof( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributors discuss demographic, economic, and cultural trends in Austria in the post-war era, and issues involved in the study of contemporary history. Topical and nontopical essays and book reviews address foreign relations, Austrian industry, youth culture, and the Marshall Plan. Six of the 17 e
Austria in the new Europe( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and German and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grundzüge der Politikwissenschaft by Anton Pelinka( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieses Buch verbindet Komplexität mit Verständlichkeit und ist sehr knapp und übersichtlich geschrieben. Anders als die bekannten Lehrbücher der Politikwissenschaft folgt es eher der Tradition US-amerikanischer Einführungsbücher, die viel stärker auf Verständlichkeit - vor allem für Studienanfänger - Wert legen. Es ist eine Einführung in das Fach Politikwissenschaft, aufbauend auf den internationalen Standards dieses Fachs und unter Nutzung der neuesten Literatur. Insofern kann es an deutschen, schweizerischen und österreichischen Universitäten gleichermaßen Verwendung finden
The Marshall Plan in Austria by ANTON PELINKA( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps no country benefitted more from the Marshall Plan for assistance in reconstruction of Europe after World War II than Austria. On a per capita basis, each American taxpayer invested $80 per person in the Plan; each Austrian received $133 from the European recovery program, more than any other of the sixteen participating countries. Without the Marshall Plan, the Austrian economic miracle of the 1950s would have been unthinkable. Despite this, contemporary Austria seems to have forgotten this essential American contribution to its postwar reconstruction. This volume in the Contemporary Austrian Studies series examines how the plan affected Austria, and how it is perceived today. The political context of the Marshall Plan in Austria is addressed in essays by Jill Lewis and Matthew Berg. Dieter Stiefer describes the vast Soviet economic exploitation of their Austrian occupation zone. Andrea Komlosy shows how the Marshall Plan helped complete the division of Europe. Siegfried Beer suggests the secret involvement of the CIA in the Marshall Plan, while Hans J³rgen Schr̦der analyzes the effectiveness of Marshall Plan propaganda programs in Germany and Austria. The macroeconomic impact of Marshall Plan funds on Austrian economic policy is outlined by Hans Seidel. Kurt Tweraser, Georg Rigele and G³nter Bischof suggest the microeconomic importance of funds for the steel, electricity and tourist sectors of the Austrian economy. Wilhelm Kohler's sweeping analysis compares the American transfer of funds to postwar Europe with current debates about the cost of European Union enlargement. The legacy of the Marshall Plan is addressed by former Austrian Finance Minister Ferdinand Lacina. Kurt Loffler and Hans Fubenegger summarize the activities of the Economic Recovery Program Fund. Coming on the heels of the fiftieth anniversary of the Marshall Plan, this compelling overview of the Plan and its impact will be important for historians, those interested in international politics, and Austrian scholars. G³nter Bischof is professor of history and associate director of Center-Austria at the University of New Orleans; Anton Pelinka is professor of political science at the University of Innsbruck and director of the Institute of Conflict Research in Vienna; Dieter Stiefel is professor of social and economic history at the University of Vienna and executive secretary of the Schumpeter Society in Vienna. This volume offers a collection of articles, mostly by contemporary Austrian-born historians, touching on various phases of the Marshall Plan administered through the European Recovery Program (ERP) and its successors counterfunds' assistance to the present. A splendid introduction followed by the key thirteen articles on the plan is augmented by several nontopical essays and book reviews, along with a survey of Austrian politics in 1998. A number of articles emanated from a 1998 conference at the University of New Orleans. Both novice and specialist will appreciate this book."--The Historian"--Provided by publisher
The Vranitzky era in Austria by Günter Bischof( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 199 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
Women in Austria by Günter Bischof( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 197 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 Americanization/westernization of Austria by Anton Pelinka( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 190 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
The Kreisky era in Austria( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 187 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
Österreichische Politik : Grundlagen, Strukturen, Trends by Anton Pelinka( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Austria : out of the shadow of the past
Austria : out of the shadow of the pastSocial democratic parties in EuropeThe Haider phenomenon in AustriaDemocracy Indian style : Subhas Chandra Bose and the creation of India's political cultureThe challenge of ethnic conflict, democracy, and self-determination in Central EuropeAustrian historical memory & national identityThe Dollfuss/Schuschnigg era in Austria : a reassessmentPolitics of the lesser evil : leadership, democracy, & Jaruzelski's Poland
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