East European Communities: The Struggle for Balance in Turbulent Times, 1st Edition (Hardback) 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

Subject Categories

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