The social legacy of communism / edited by James R. Millar and Sharon L. Wolchik

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Subjects: Post-communism--Former Soviet republics--Congresses
Soviet Union--Social conditions--1970-1991--Congresses
Former Soviet republics--Social conditions--Congresses
Europe, Eastern--Social conditions--1989---Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Washington, D.C.] : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994
Series: Woodrow Wilson Center series
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: xiii, 404 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of figures and tables
1. Introduction: The social legacies and the aftermath of communism / James R. Millar, Sharon L. Wolchik 1
2. Making up for lost choice: the shaping of ethnic identity in post-Soviet states / Peter Juviler 31
3. From ethnicity to nationalism: turmoil in the Russian mini-empire / Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer 56
4. Ethnicity, nationalism, and the communist legacy in Eastern Europe / Maria N. Todorova 89
5. The social construction of deviance and the transition from communist rule / Andrea Stevenson Sanjian 111
6. Crime and the collapse of the Soviet state / Louise Shelley 130
7. Drug abuse in Central and Eastern Europe / John M. Kramer 149
8. Postcommunist medicine: morbidity, mortality, and the deteriorating health situation / Mark G. Field 178
9. Health and mortality in Central and Eastern Europe: retrospect and prospect / Nicholas Eberstadt 196
10. Communism's legacy and Russian youth / Richard B. Dobson 229
11. The social legacy of communism: women, children, and the feminization of poverty / Gail Kligman 252
12. The religious renaissance in the Soviet Union and its successor states / David E. Powell 271
13. Elitism in postcommunist Russia: some interim comments / Mervyn Matthews 309
14. Labor politics in postcommunist Russia: a preliminary assessment / Walter D. Connor 329
15. Unemployment in the former Soviet Union / William Moskoff 354
16. Conclusion: Reflections on the social legacy of communism / Joseph S. Berliner 379
About the authors 386
Index 389
Additional Authors: Millar, James R., 1936-
Wolchik, Sharon L
Notes: LCCN: 94000002 //r94
ISBN: 0521461820 (hc)
ISBN: 0521467489 (pbk.)
Papers presented at a symposium sponsored by the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and the Russian and East European Studies Program of the Elliott School of International Affairs of George Washington University, and the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies and the East European Studies Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on Feb. 20-22, 1992
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 29702284
ISBN/ISSN: 0521461820