The Slovak Republic: A Decade of Independence, 1993-2002

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Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2004 - History - 168 pages
Stolarik (Slovak history and culture, U. of Ottawa, Canada) presents essays and commentary from an June 2002 international conference of the same name that brought together Slovak government officials and North American scholars to review the development of Slovak politics and economics since the fall of the Soviet Union. Slovak officials, includin
 

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The Slovak Republic presents a clear picture of conditions and challenges faced by the new democratic government, as well as potential solutions. This book provides abundant info about a nation virtually unknown to the rest of the world.

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Contents

A Decade of Independence
1
The Political Situation in Slovakia
9
Comments
17
The Development of Slovakias Economy
19
Comments
31
The Justice System in Slovakia
35
Comments
45
The Transformation of Health Care
51
Comments
85
Human Rights and InterGroup Relations
95
Comments
105
Culture and PoliticsRivals or Allies?
109
Comments
119
The Place of Slovakia in Europe and in the World
125
Comments
135
Notes on Contributors
141

Comments
65
Educational Developments in Slovakia
71

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