This brief article introduces the Special Issue “Unlikely Partners? Evolving Government-Nonprofit Relationships, East and West”, which calls attention to a growing pattern of “nonprofitization” of the welfare state in countries stretching from Western Europe, through Central Europe and Russia, and into Central Asia and the Far East to determine what lessons they might hold for the Russian experience and for the evolution of the modern welfare state more generally.
- Central and Eastern Europe
- Government-nonprofit cooperation
- Nonprofit organization
- Welfare state
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Earth-Surface Processes