During the last thirty years, under Communist rule, the East European states have attempted to eradicate activities that are deemed deviant from the point of view of the government. But despite all efforts, such activities as prostitution, murder, robbery, private profiteering and even political dissidence continue to flourish. In this book, five s
Table of Contents
Preface -- Social Deviance in Eastern Europe: On Understanding the Problem -- Social Deviance in Czechoslovakia -- Social Deviance in Hungary: The Case of Prostitution -- Social Deviance in Hungary: The Case of the Private Economy -- Social Deviance in Poland: The Case of the Private Sector -- Social Deviance in Romania -- Social Deviance in Yugoslavia -- Social Deviance in Eastern Europe: The Case of Alcoholism
Ivan Volgyes, a native of Budapest, is currently director of the Graduate Program on Rural Transformation and professor of political science at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Among Dr. Volgyes's numerous publications are Politics of the Communist Party States in Eastern. Europe: Hungary (with Peter A. Toma) and Comparative Political Socialisation: Eastern Europe. Peter A. Toma) and Comparative Political Socialisation: Eastern Europe.