Postcommunism (Concepts in the Social Sciences)

by Sakwa

Publisher: Open University Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Political science & theory,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Capitalism,
  • Communism,
  • Post-communism
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9497176M
ISBN 100335200575
ISBN 109780335200573

By elaborating transition as a culture of power and viewing it in its complex relation to emancipation, nationalism, and war, Kennedy’s book clarifies the transformations of postcommunism as well as, more generally, the ways in which culture articulates social change. Contradictions Series, volume The Origins of Postcommunist Elites provides an empirical explanation for the breakup of Czechoslovakia—by tracing the political processes begun in the Prague Spring of Gil Eyal argues that Czechoslovakia’s breakup was caused by a struggle between two fractions of what sociologists call the “new class,” which consisted primarily of intellectuals and technocrats. The Ethics of Postcommunism History and Social Praxis in Russia. Authors (view affiliations) Sergei Prozorov The Ethics of Disengagement in the Late-Soviet Period. Sergei Prozorov. About this book. Introduction. Prozorov offers a radical reinterpretation of contemporary Russian politics in terms of Agamben's philosophy. Reconstructing. Post-Communism synonyms, Post-Communism pronunciation, Post-Communism translation, English dictionary definition of Post-Communism. Adj. 1. post-communist - no longer communist; subsequent to being communistic; "the bank announced its first loan to a post-communist country".

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In Postcommunism and the Theory of Democracy, four distinguished scholars conduct the first major assessment of democratization theory in light of the experience of postcommunist states. Richard Anderson, Steven Fish, Stephen Hanson, and Philip Roeder not only apply theory to practice, but using a wealth of empirical evidence, draw together the elements of existing Cited by: Postcommunism has joined the list of terms like postmodernity and postcolonialism that defines the spirit of our age.

Designed for undergraduate courses and an essential reference for those more familiar with the field. Leslie Holmes presents a thematic and comparative discussion of the nature and history of post-communism, including discussion of the new political institutions, social movements and civil society, gender, the environment, nationalism and ethnic politics, and /5(5).

Post-Communism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(8). Social Theory and Postcommunism undertakes a thorough studyof the implications of post-communism for sociological n by two leading social theorists, the book discusses thethesis that the fall of communism has decimated alternativeconceptions of social organizations other than capitalism.

Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to : $ “Staging Postcommunism opens the door on an area of the world where theatre vibrantly looks to answer the sociological, political, and personal issues of identity that emerged following the breakup of the Soviet Union.”—Marc Robinson, St.

Olaf College. Social Theory and Postcommunism undertakes a thorough study of the implications of post-communism for sociological theory. Written by two leading social theorists, the book discusses the thesis that the fall of communism has decimated alternative conceptions of social organizations other than capitalism.

Prozorov offers a radical reinterpretation of contemporary Russian politics in terms of Agamben's philosophy. Reconstructing Agamben's conception of the end of history, that challenges the Hegelian thesis, Prozorov approaches post-communist Russia as a Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Postcommunism: Four Perspectives offers distinctive analyses by four leading scholars of politics, on the single most important social, political, and economic development of the last decade of the twentieth century.

“Staging Postcommunism makes an important contribution to the field in a number of dynamic modes. This fills a significant gap in the scholarship, addressing a wide range of nations and cultures in Eastern and Central Europe, whose extensive and influential theatre histories of the twentieth century to the present day are still woefully underrepresented in English-language.

Introduction: Defining Postcommunism --Statement of the problem --Historical and philosophical context --The Long Transcendence --The road to postcommunism--reformist revisionism --The road to postcommunism--revolutionary revisionism --The Communist Experience --The agony of communism --The fall--the transcending revolutions of --Self-transcendence and beyond --Postcommunism.

This book asks whether foreign aid can help post-communist societies to steer their technological innovation systems in more environmentally sound directions. Mikael Sandberg examines the legacy of Soviet-type innovation systems, then looks at opportunities for greener innovations in post-communist Poland, considering:* institutional transformationCited by: 9.

In Postcommunism and the Theory of Democracy, four distinguished scholars conduct the first major assessment of democratization theory in light of the experience of postcommunist states. Richard Anderson, Steven Fish, Stephen Hanson, and Philip Roeder not only apply theory to practice, but using a wealth of empirical evidence, draw together the.

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Yet most discussions of post-communism changes had neglected women’s experiences. Originally published inthis title was the first collection of its kind, presenting original essays by women scholars, politicians, activists, and former dissidents from Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, along with essays by Western feminists and Book Edition: 1st Edition.

Post-communism has been defined as the transition period following the breakup of the Soviet Union and the fall of the Berlin Wall in In Post-Communism: An Introduction, Leslie Holmes presents a thematic discussion on the complex nature of post-communism. Holmes includes historical background as well as analyses of new political institutions, social movements, and.

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Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: NYU Press. A Bulgarian survey in revealed that only 25 per cent of Christian Bulgarians, 17 per cent of Turks, and 12 per cent of Pomaks were negative about communism.

The Pomaks are Slavic Muslims in mountain regions of southern Bulgaria. They mainly. A novel approach to understanding one of the greatest political and social transformations in recent history, Postcommunism from Within explores not just how citizens respond to political and economic restructuring engineered at the top but also how people enact their own visions of life, politics, and justice by responding to daily by: 6.

Post-communism is the period of political and economic transformation or " transition " in former communist states located in parts of Europe and Asia in which new governments aimed to create free market -oriented capitalist economies.

By elaborating transition as a culture of power and viewing it in its complex relation to emancipation, nationalism, and war, Kennedy's book clarifies the transformations of postcommunism as well as, more generally, the ways in which culture articulates social change.

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– 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14). Combining engaging narrative with analytic power, this book presents the past and present of East Central Europe in the larger context of the political and economic history of the Continent.

The central theme of the book is best summarized by the familiar French proverb that the more things change the more they are the same. For while the historical experience of East Central.

Post-Communism: An Introduction [Leslie Holmes]. Duke University Press, Paper: Library of Congress Classification HXH65. This unorthodox scholarly work dissects the ghosts of history in order to analyze how the past—both recent and distant—haunts posterity, and in what ways the present disfigures the image of times gone by.

The book presents a novel history of Communism from the perspective of its collapse, and inspects the world beyond the Fall in the distorting mirror of its imagined.

The Cold War ended over 25 years ago, but its effects are still felt today. Millions of men and women in Eastern Europe had their lives upended by sudden political and economic change. Kristen. Read the full-text online edition of Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony ().

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Leslie Holmes is Professor of Political Science at the University of Melbourne. His books include Post-Communism: An Introduction, also published by Duke University Press; The End of Communist Power: Anti-Corruption Campaigns and Legitimation Crisis; and (with John S.

Dryzek) Post-Communist Democratization: Political Discourses across Thirteen Countries.Read "Writing Postcommunism Towards a Literature of the East European Ruins" by D.

Williams available from Rakuten Kobo. Moving through the elegiac ruins of the Berlin Wall and the Yugoslav disintegration, Writing Postcommunism explores lite Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.Postcolonialism Postcommunism Intersections and Overlaps - Contents and Postcolonialism Postcommunism Intersections and Overlaps - contents and The book .