Contemporary Bulgaria. Political and Economic Perspectives after the European Adhesion

Sciarrone, Roberto
May 2013
Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences;May2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p401
Academic Journal
The last decade has seen a relentless succession of economic crises, political and social factors that have distorted, in some cases, well-established diplomatic relations and development prospects, for better or for worse. These changes have had their greatest impact in the former socialist bloc, and particularly in the Balkans. Bulgaria, according to many studies, is part of this context and is equally conditioned by these considerations. The country, in fact, has gone through in recent years a strong political and social crisis which, with many difficulties, has led to a total economic revolution and a substantial progress in the integration into euro -- Atlantic structures.


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