Number 5

Fall 2001.
Globalisation, Regionalisation and the Nation

CONTENTS
Main Articles

GLOBALISATION, REGIONALISATION AND THE NATION


Americo Saldivar V.: Offences of Globalisation and Modernity 6
Albert Somit and Steven A. Peterson: Biopolitics at the Millennium 16
Jerzy Gierus: Globalizasing the State: A Comparison of the Three Regional Models 43
Ferenc Miszlivetz: The Haydn-Liszt Quartet: New Institutions, Social Actors and Networking in the West-Pannon Euroregion 55
Katarzyna Gilarek: Globalisation and its impact on the Constitutive Element of the Nation-State at the Close of 20th Century 77
Dieter Rucht: Social Movements Challenging Neo-Liberal Globalisation 94
Erzsébet Szalai: The Economic Elite and Social Structure in the Hungarian New Capitalism 115
Attila Ágh: The Democracy Deficit in Central Europe 152
Ladislav Cabada and Sarka Waisová: European Union on the way to the European State – The Process of Deconstruction of National Identity? 176
Zoltán A. Bíró and László Laki: On the Edge of Globalization 185
Thomas Nowotny: The Reform of the Pension Systems in Central Europe 219
Pavel Janicko and Pavel Sirucek: Some Remarks on Actual State on Labour Market in the Czech Republic 234

R e p o r t s   a n d   C o n f e r e n c e s
One year experience of International Vishegrad Fund Activities. Brief History of Visegrad Cooperation in relation to the IVF by Urban Rusnák 244
Central and Eastern Europe in European Political Science by Gabriella Ilonszki 252
Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Central European Political Science Association (CEPSA) by Jerzy Wiatr 256
Conference Report on the Annual CEPSR Conference 2001 by Norbert Koppensteiner 259
Third Vienna Globalization Sympasium by Katalin-Tünde Huber 266
GESISBLAT

B o o k   R e v i e w s
Jean-Michel De Waele, L’ emergence des parties politiques en Europe Centrale byJerzy J. Wiatr 271
The Transformations of 1989-1999: Triumph or Tragedy? (John S. Micgiel, editor) byÁdám Kégler 272
Erzsébet Szalai, Post-Socialism and Globalisation by Tibor Kuczi 274