East European Communities: The Struggle For Balance In Turbulent Times, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

East European Communities

The Struggle For Balance In Turbulent Times, 1st Edition

Edited by David A. Kideckel


260 pages

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This book focuses on communities in the east European transition and the diverse issues which people face in them on a daily basis. It is organized around three themes: economic change and privatization; the transformation of social and political organization; and changing community belief system.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Communities in the East European Transition -- Challenges of Privatization and the Market -- Labyrinths of Freedom: An Agricultural Community in Post-Socialist Hungary -- An Old Song in a New Voice: Decollectivization in Bulgaria -- Two Incidents on the Plains in Southern Transylvania: Pitfalls of Privatization in a Romanian Community -- Agricultural Transformation and Social Change in an East German County -- A Polish Village in the Process of Transformation Towards a Market Economy -- Society Up For Grabs -- Ferenc Erdei and Antal Vermes: The Struggle for Balance in Rural Hungary -- Changing Conflicts and Their Resolution in Polish Communities Today -- Uneasy Accommodation: Ethnicity and Politics in Rural Bulgaria -- All Is Possible, Nothing Is Certain: The Horizons of Transition In a Romanian Village -- Decollectivization to Poverty and Beyond: Women in Rural East Germany Before and After Unification -- Roma of Shuto Orizari, Macedonia: Class, Politics, and Community -- Social Change as Reflected in the lIves of Bulgarian Villagers -- A Rural Business Class in Transition: Observations from a Polish Region

About the Editor

Kideckel, David A.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General