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Title Uncertain transition : ethnographies of change in the postsocialist world / edited by Michael Burawoy and Katherine Verdery
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [1999]
©1999

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Description vii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Michael Burawoy and Katherine Verdery -- 1. Traders, "Disorder," and Citizenship Regimes in Provincial Russia / Caroline Humphrey -- 2. Fuzzy Property: Rights, Power, and Identity in Transylvania's Decollectivization / Katherine Verdery -- 3. Barter of the Bankrupt: The Politics of Demonetization in Russia's Federal State / David Woodruff -- 4. Slick Salesmen and Simple People: Negotiated Capitalism in a Privatized Polish Firm / Elizabeth Dunn -- 5. "But We Are Still Mothers": Gender, the State, and the Construction of Need in Postsocialist Hungary / Lynne Haney -- 6. Polish Peasants in the "Valley of Transition": Responses to Postsocialist Reforms / Slawomira Zbierski-Salameh -- 7. Deconstructing Socialism in Bulgaria / Gerald W. Creed -- 8. Redefining the Collective: Russian Mineworkers in Transition / Sarah Ashwin -- 9. Portable Worlds: On the Limits of Replication in the Czech and Slovak Republics / Andrew Lass -- 10. Afterword / Michael Burawoy
Notes Based on the papers presented at the conference "Ethnographies in transition" held in March 1996, at the University of California, Berkeley
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Based on the papers presented at the conference "Ethnographies in transition" held in March 1996, at the University of California, Berkeley
Subject Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Post-communism -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses.
Social change -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses.
Social change -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses.
Europe, Eastern -- Social conditions -- 1989- -- Congresses.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991- -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Burawoy, Michael.
Verdery, Katherine, 1948-
LC no. 98028144
ISBN 0847690423 (cloth : alk. paper)
0847690431 (paperback: alk. paper)