Fears in Post-Communist Societies: A Comparative Perspective

Fears in Post-Communist Societies: A Comparative Perspective

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312293543
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 05/03/2002
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.54(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Eric Shiraev is a researcher at George Washington University.

Vladimir Shlapentokh is Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsxi
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2Russia: Anxiously Surviving11
Chapter 3The Czech Republic: Transitional Worries29
Chapter 4Poland: Fears in Transition51
Chapter 5Ukraine: Fears and Uncertainty67
Chapter 6Belarus: Fears, Hopes, and Paradoxes of the Transformation81
Chapter 7Lithuania: Transitional Fears after Independence97
Chapter 8Russian Immigrants in America: Fears and Hopes111
Chapter 9A Conclusion: Transitional Fears in the Post Communist World121
Case Essays
American Fears: Change and Continuity139
Fears in Ex-Soviet Union Immigrants in Israel145
References151
Index161

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