Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism
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Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism

Rory Archer, Igor Duda Social Inequalities and Discontent in Yugoslav Socialism Socialist countries like Yugoslavia garnered legitimacy through appealing to social equality. Yet social stratification was characteristic of Yugoslav society and increased over the course of the state’s existence. By the 1980s the country was divided on socio-economic as well as national lines. Through case studies from a range of social millieux,...

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The New Russian Nationalism
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The New Russian Nationalism

Edited By: Pål Kolstø and Helge Blakkisrud The New Russian Nationalism Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000–2015 Follows the transformation of Russian nationalist discourse in the 21st century, from imperialism to ethno-nationalism Russian nationalism, previously dominated by ‘imperial’ tendencies – pride in a large, strong and multi-ethnic state able to project its influence abroad – is increasingly focused on ethnic...

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Les Vierges jurées d’Albanie
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Les Vierges jurées d’Albanie

Antonia Young Les Vierges jurées d’Albanie Des femmes devenues hommes Qui sont les Vierges jurées, ces femmes qui, socialement, deviennent des hommes ? Connue dans tous les Balkans, cette tradition est toujours vivace dans les hautes terres du nord de l’Albanie. Vêtues en hommes, tenues en haute estime, ces femmes ont accès aux prérogatives masculines : elles fument, elles boivent de l’alcool, elles mènent les troupeaux, portent le...

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The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities and Borders
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The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities and Borders

Kamusella, Tomasz, Nomachi, Motoki, Gibson, Catherine (Eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities and Borders This book analyzes the creation of languages across the Slavophone areas of the world and their deployment for political projects and identity building, mainly after 1989. It offers perspectives from a number of disciplines such as sociolinguistics, socio-political history and language policy. Languages are...

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LA PRIGIONE ERA LA MIA CASA
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LA PRIGIONE ERA LA MIA CASA

Laura Quercioli Mincer LA PRIGIONE ERA LA MIA CASA CARCERE E ISTITUZIONI TOTALI NELLA LETTERATURA POLACCA La letteratura del carcere è un corpus sovranazionale di straordinaria ampiezza. In questo volume si affrontano narrazioni dal e sul carcere nella letteratura polacca, la letteratura di un paese dove, come affermava in un discorso del 1925 il padre della patria, Józef Piłsudski, «molto a lungo il carcere è stato parte integrante...

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The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered
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The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered

Laurien Crump The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969 The Warsaw Pact is generally regarded as a mere instrument of Soviet power. In the 1960s the alliance nevertheless evolved into a multilateral alliance, in which the non-Soviet Warsaw Pact members gained considerable scope for manoeuvre. This book examines to what extent the Warsaw Pact inadvertently provided its members with an opportunity...

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