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Rhetoric constructs. Even Hell’s Angels and the Ku Klux Klan are part of Civil Society

The historian Marta Reuter conducts research on how concepts are created and filled with meaning. NGOs are thought to stand for democratic values, but the Hell’s Angels are also elements of civil society.

By MarieLouise Samuelsson 1 kommentar till Even Hell’s Angels and the Ku Klux Klan are part of Civil Society

Stepping stone into the world. A Conversation on Sociology with Piotr Sztompka

The Polish sociologist Piotr Sztompka explains how he became fascinated by the laws and theories governing the behavior of individuals and the dynamics of society. Soon, his work on social existence, which examines the macro level, will be published.

By Anders Mellbourn Inga kommentarer till A Conversation on Sociology with Piotr Sztompka

Dissertation review. A Marxist interpretation of post-Communist Estonia

+ Peter Bötker Leviatan i arkipelagen. Staten, förvaltningen och samhället. Fallet Estland [Leviathan in the Archipelago: State, Administration, and Society: The Case of Estonia]. Stockholm: University of Stockholm, 2007.

By Risto Alapuro 1 kommentar till A Marxist interpretation of post-Communist Estonia

The Communist Past. Party Formation and Elites in the Baltic States

Political development in the three Baltic countries has not been equal. The development of democracy and the degree of corruption depends, among other things – it is argued here – on how the resistance against the Soviet Union was organized.

By Li Bennich-Björkman 5 kommentarer till Party Formation and Elites in the Baltic States