The collapse in historical perspective / Leonard P. Liggio -- Causes of the collapse of the communist system : present situation and future prospects in Hungary / Rudolf Andorka -- Varieties of Russian nationalism / Francis Fukuyama -- Nationalism, civil society and democracy / Craig Calhoun -- The geopolitics of ethnic mobilization : some theoretical projections for the old Soviet
bloc / Randall Collins and David V. Waller -- Protection of the rights of minorities-- back to the League of Nations? / Petrus Buwalda -- Asymmetrical reciprocity in market exchange : implications for economies in transition / James M. Buchanan -- Conservative political philosophy and the strategy of economic transition / Peter Murrell -- The role of the state in the transition to
capitalism / Anders Åslund -- Liberty or prelude to new disasters? The prospects for post-revolutionary Central and Eastern Europe / Daniel Chirot -- Academe and the Soviet myth / Robert Conquest -- Why didn't we anticipate the failure of communism? / Seymour Martin Lipset.