This book presents assumptions about the evolution of a political culture in Vienna and Warsaw and the factors that cause specific patterns of evolution. It explores the secular changes in social structure that are related to changes in cultural normalcy.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Theoretical Considerations -- Goals, Methods, and Assumptions -- Austrian and Viennese Political Culture -- Stereotypes of Austria and Vienna -- Viennese Society and Culture in Historical Perspective -- Viennese Politics and the Political System -- Inside Vienna: Public Opinion Polls and Survey Results -- Social and Political Communication in Vienna -- Viennese Attitudes -- The Pull of Federal Macropolitics -- Political Culture in Poland -- Basic Features of Poland's Political Culture -- The Round Table: A Breakthrough -- Party Culture, Nomenclature, and Apparatchiki -- Warsaw: A New City -- Polish and Varsovian Culture -- Political and Social Communication in Warsaw -- Political Culture in Vienna and Warsaw -- The Level of Micropolitics in Warsaw and Vienna -- The Patronage System -- The Political Culture of the Future Elites -- Future Perspectives -- Summary -- Questionnaire Used in the Comparative Survey of Viennese and Varsovian High School Students
Hans-Georg Heinrich, Slawomir Wiatr