and social capital in post-socialism are also expected to provide an advantage to their offspring. If anything, after the events triggered by the landslide victory of Solidarność in Poland and the fall of the Berlin Wall, income inequality driven by economic liberalization might have become an even
Religiosity , ed. Olivier Roy and Arolda Elbasani (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 1-19, p. 5. 3 On these processes, see Gerald Creed, Masquerade and Post-Socialism: Ritual and Culture Dispossession in Bulgaria (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011). 4 Arolda Elbasani and Olivier Roy, “Islam in
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Welcome to the desert of post-socialism: Radical politics after Yugoslavia , edited by philosopher Srećko Horvat and political scientist and writer Igor Štiks, was published two and a half decades after the beginning
, arguing that the nostalgic memory of socialism is a sociocultural response to the destabilizing and disorienting effect of the post-socialist transition and the resultant sense of an “unsettling present” and “uncertain future.” In this context, “post-socialism” is cast as a transitional and
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This paper describes a brief history of sexuality in Mongolian society as related to the various types of political regime that dominated the course of the last century. Based on the assertion that sexuality is subject to change, the central argument of the paper is that, by looking at the nature of sexual practices and values, it is possible to describe the very nature of political power that is one of the important drivers to bring about such changes.
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Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism: Radical Politics After Yugoslavia , London: Verso, 2014
Transition Politics and Stability
A banner hangs from a burnt-out building in Prizren, Kosova, announcing ‘Europe Begins Here’. Irrespective of the