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transformation of professional practices in post communist Poland

Jane Booth

transformation of professional practices in post communist Poland

observing the dynamics of globalisation.

by Jane Booth

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2001.

ContributionsOxford Brookes University. School of Social Sciences and Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination263p.
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18786880M

  A court in Poland last month found that the Communist leaders behind the imposition of martial law in December were part of a “criminal group.” Bulgaria’s president is trying to purge. Fifteen Years of Transformation in the Post-Communist World Theory and Practice After , for example, Poland was consid

  I n the spring of , John Feffer, a year-old American, spent several months criss-crossing eastern Europe in hope of unlocking the mystery of its post-communist future and writing a book.   Decades of communist rule in Poland means that a lot of people believe that public ownership must always be bad on this dark side of Warsaw’s post-communist transformation, revealing grisly.

  The first half of the book reports on various unhappy consequences of post-communism throughout the region; the second half highlights the generally less frequent and more ambiguous positive ones. Organized around vague categories, this new book is harder to navigate than its predecessor, and the arguments and takeaways of each section are not. post-communist Poland, urgency has sometimes threatened to overwhelm the importance of the governing process when it comes to addressing deep and general dilemmas of the transformation process.3 The challenges of the transformation process tempt political elites to overlook important constitutional rules and processes.


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The transformation of professional practices in post communist Poland: observing the dynamics of globalisation Author: Booth, Jane. Awarding Body: Oxford Brookes University Current Institution: Oxford Brookes University Date of Award: The transformation of professional practices in post communist Poland Observing the dynamics of globalisation.

By Jane Booth. Abstract. Available from British Library Document Supply Centre- DSC:DXN / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreSIGLEGBUnited KingdoAuthor: Jane Booth. This book explores the reinterpretations of Poland’s past which have been undertaken by Polish national and local elites since the fall of communism.

It focuses on remembrance practices and traces the de-commemorating of communism to examine the ways in which collective remembering and forgetting shapes present power constellations in Poland Cited by: Harnessing a cultural sociological approach to explore transformations in key social spheres in post Poland, Chmielewska-Szlajfer illuminates shifts in religiosity, sympathy towards others, and civic activity in post-Communist Poland in the light of the Western influence over elements on Polish life.

Reshaping Poland’s Community after Communism focuses on three major cases, previously largely ignored in Polish scholarship. Post-communist transformation differs from any previous experience of societies in transition by its scope, speed, international framework and complicity.

It contains elements of democratization, marketization, nation building, and the creation of a new international environment in the framework of. This book, by the distinguished Polish philosopher, addresses these complexities through the role of the communist past in post-communist Poland.

It describes the events that led to the collapse of the Solidarity program and the growing influence of the nationalistic and religious parties in the government. Attitudes towards Minorities in Post-communist and Democratic Poland Article (PDF Available) in Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 15(3) December with Reads How we measure.

With the fall of communism Polish culture and society began a process of profound transformation, marked by the return of democracy and redevelopment of civil society.

Afterthe heavy government controls ended, and the radical economic changes were introduced. The influx of new aesthetic and social ideas was accompanied by the Western market forces. On September 27th, in the musty embassy ballroom of the Polish People's Republic on upper 16th Street, Leszek Balcerowicz, finance minister in the new non-communist government, outlined a plan to transform Poland's economy from communism to capitalism.

Shock therapy would be launched in three months. Yet Poland’s example is a reminder not just of the successes of the post-communist transition but also – in its proximity and contrast to neighbouring Ukraine – of its setbacks and failures. I enjoyed this book very much although the academes and professional jargon is often waist deep.

As the cross controversy demonstrates, Polish society is deeply divided. There are definitely two Polands; the Poland of the liberal and centrist civic nationalists (in the tradition of Pilsudski) and the Poland of the far-right ethno-religious Reviews: 5. In addition to editing the two volumes on the post-communist transition in Poland this one, on its initial phase, and the subsequent one, Social Structure: Changes and Linkages (Warsaw: IFiS Publishers, ) on it advanced phase he co-edited Social Mobility in Comparative Perspective (with W.

Wesolowski and B.W. Mach, Wroclaw: Ossolineum, Reviews: 1. In effect, drawing upon unique sets of data, the book shows how post-communist transformation can be understood through analyses of the changing public and private discourses.

It shows Polish post-communism as a fragile and uneasy transformation, with people and institutions struggling to make sense of it and of life within it. Read the latest articles of Communist and Post-Communist Studies atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.

Many of the chapters of this book were written in response to the practical problems thrown up by the transformation of the post-Communist countries into market economies (the earliest, Chapter 2, in ).

Some, for example Chapters 2, 3, 8, 9, were written with specific policy makers and specific problems in mind. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

His family moved from Poland to the US to escape communism, and his parents took any job they could to survive. Seeing all this as a young man motivated him never to want a job and to keep moving forward as an entrepreneur, publisher salesman, and one of the top Polish hip hop artists.

Tom, welcome to The Practice of the Practice Podcast. Polish isciplinary (Pol-Int) is an academic platform for relevant, professional news and exchange on Poland.

Pol-Int provides information on the most recent publications, book reviews, job and grant offers as well as events in the field of Polish Studies.

“This is an amazing book, providing a thorough analysis of the role of religious faith and the all-powerful Catholic Church -- arguably the key player in the transformation of post-communist Poland from East Europe’s first democratic transition in and, now, a major force that has begun to assault these new democratic values and.

The history of Poland from to spans the period of communist rule imposed over Poland after the end of World War years, while featuring general industrialization, urbanization and many improvements in the standard of living, were marred by early Stalinist repressions, social unrest, political strife and severe economic difficulties.

Near the end of World War II, the. Poland - Poland - Daily life and social customs: Because of rapid industrialization and urbanization, as well as a certain distrust of rural conservatism during the years of communist rule, Poland’s traditional folk culture has been seriously undermined since World War II.

Regional dress, regional dialects and forms of speech, peasant arts and crafts, and religious and folk festivals have.Book Description: Remembering Communism examines the formation and transformation of the memory of communism in the post-communist period.

The majority of the articles focus on memory practices in the post-Stalinist era in Bulgaria and Romania, with occasional references to the cases of Poland and the GDR.Poland - Poland - Communist Poland: The postwar Polish republic, renamed in the Polish People’s Republic, occupied an area some 20 percent smaller than prewar Poland, and its population of almost 30 million rose to nearly 39 million in the following four decades.

The Holocaust, together with the expulsion of several million Germans and population transfers with the U.S.S.R., left Poland.