Surviving Post-Socialism

Surviving Post-Socialism : Local Strategies and Regional Responses in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

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This book focuses on survival strategies developed at local levels in response to changing cultural, political and economic structures in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. An interdisciplinary approach is adopted as the contributors engage with questions of gender, ethnicity, migration, nationalism, employment and labour patterns and changing family more

Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 449g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138983411
  • 9781138983410

Table of contents

Preface; Introduction Transitions to Post-socialism and Cultures of Survival, Frances Pine, Susan Bridges; When 'Land' becomes 'territory': Land Privatisation and Ethnicity in rural Bulgaria Deema Kanneff; The Bullied Farmer: Social Pressure as a Survival Strategy? Myriam Hivon; Living in a subterranean landscape: Identity politics in post-soviet Khakassia David Anderson; We should build a statue to Ceaucescu here: the trauma of de-collectivisation in two Romanian Villages Michael Stewart; Post-communist Neighbours: Relocating Gender in a Greek-Albanian Border Community Sarah Green; Dealing with Fragmentation: the consequences of privatisation for rural women in central and southern Poland Frances Pine; Gypsy Self Governments in Post-Socialist Hungary Martin Kovacs; Divergent Responses to Land and Agricultural Restructuring in the Russian Federation Louise Perrotta; Playing the Cooperation Game: strategies around international aid in post-socialist Russia Marta Bruno; Survival Strategies in an Industrial Town in East Ukraine Michael Walker; Tackling the market: the experience of three Moscow women's organisations Susan Bridgershow more