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Published by Palgrave, in association with School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College in London, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational sociology -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses,
  • Educational sociology -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses,
  • Post-communism -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses,
  • Post-communism -- Europe, Eastern -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Stephen Webber and Ilkka Liikanen.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesStudies in Russia and East Europe, Studies in Russia and East Europe (Palgrave (Firm))
    ContributionsWebber, Stephen L., 1967-, Liikanen, Ilkka.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC191.8.R8 E39 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18507865M
    ISBN 100333963849, 0333710185
    LC Control Number2001021720

    The communist countries had some achievements. With eight percent of world population, the USSR and Eastern Europe won 48 percent of the medals at the Seoul Olympics, and boasted 53 of the world’s top chess players Education and literacy rates were high. In , the Soviet Union had more doctors per capita than any other countryFile Size: KB.   Two decades of political, economic and social transformations in Eastern and Central Europe have produced outcomes that were hardly expected when the region emerged from communist rule. Yet, these.

    Marc Howard has presented the most systematic and convincing evidence to date that the Eastern European 'post-communist' countries, despite their seemingly diverse trajectories since the collapse of the Soviet bloc, continue to share deep and abiding cultural similarities rooted in their common experience of Leninist : Marc Morje Howard. Analyses of the advancement (or lack of advancement) of civil societies in the post-communist region are usually based on evidence of sparse organizational civic infrastructure, low membership in civil society organizations, insufficient community activism, and privatism of citizens in these countries. In two steps, this paper clarifies the.

    European Journal of Science and Theology, April , Vol.9, No.2, THE COMMUNIST CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE SOCIAL REPRESENTATIONS OF A POST-COMMUNIST GENERATION Ştefan Stanciugelu1, Andrei Ţăranu1* and Iulian Rusu2 1National School of Political and Administrative Studies, Povernei St., , Bucharest RomaniaCited by: 5. Education reform in post-Communist countries such as Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic worked not because there was a change in the government—but because of .


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This book strives to continue and go beyond the civil society discourse by analysing the interrelationship between education and civic culture in post-communist countries.

Education and Civic Culture in Post-Communist Countries (Studies in Russia and East Europe) 1st ed. Edition by S. Webber (Editor), I. Liikanen (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback. A team of specialists provide a comprehensive examination of everyday patterns of civic culture; the linkage between education and national identity, ethnicity; gender and religion; the experience and attitudes of youth; and attempts to render education systems better suited to the demands of post-communist society.

Get this from a library. Education and civic culture in post-communist countries. [Stephen L Webber; Ilkka Liikanen;] -- Focusing on the crucial relationship between education and civic culture, this text provides up-to-date coverage with translations of work by.

The Intelligentsia and the 'Breakdown of Culture' in Post-Soviet Russia / Pentti Stranius ; 5. National Schools and National Identity in and after the Soviet Union / Jeremy Smith ; 6. Ethnic Minorities in the Czech Education System: Before and After Transition () / David Canek ; 7.

New Paradigms of National Education in Multi-Ethnic Russia /. Education and Civic Culture in Post Communist Countries (Studies in Russia and East Europe) Hardcover – 19 Sept. by Stephen; Liikanen Ilkka Webber (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Stephen; Liikanen Ilkka Webber.

governance. Civic education has been used to address a wide variety of political and governance issues (e.g. corruption, civic apathy or post-conflict reconciliation) as well as important social issues (e.g.

domestic violence, drug abuse, and HIV/AIDS). Civic education is concerned with three different elements: civic knowledge, civicFile Size: KB.

The Weakness of Civil Society post-communist civic participation. 2 Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe post-communist europe Although the topic, data, theory, and methods of this book are of wider relevance for comparative politics, the specific project focuses on the re.

of civic education of year-olds in 28 countries, Torney- Purta et al. () found that school-based experience of open discussion is a significant predictor of civic knowledge. Education and Civic Culture in Post-Communist Countries This volume makes a valuable contribution to debates on the nature of civil society in post-communist countries by providing detailed case-studies of the relationship between education and civic : The Civic Culture or The Civic Culture: Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations is a political science book by Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba.

The book is credited with popularizing the political culture sub-field and is considered to be the first systematic study in this field. Synopsis. In the text Almond and Verba examine the democratic systems in five countries, the United Author: Gabriel Almond, Sidney Verba.

THE IMPORTANCE OF PROMOTING CIVIC EDUCATION by Margaret Branson, Associate Director, Center for Civic Education primacy of civic education, it is being given less and less at tention in our schools.

As a matter of fact, all 28 countries participating in the IEA Civic Education Study 8 agreed on that point.

The results of the study File Size: 59KB. A civic culture, we have argued, rests upon a set of nonpolitical attitudes and nonpolitical affiliations. Many of these attitudes that we have discussed—general attitudes toward other people, sense of social trust—have little explicit political content, and many of the affiliations we.

‘Post-Communist Democratization is a valuable addition to the study of the democratization of the former communist countries the book strongly opposes the hasty and sometimes politically motivated works based on cultural determination and is a welcome addition to the field of democratic theory.

it is a highly recommended read for those Cited by: ‘Marc Howard has presented the most systematic and convincing evidence to date that the Eastern European ‘post-communist’ countries, despite their seemingly diverse trajectories since the collapse of the Soviet bloc, continue to share deep and abiding cultural similarities rooted in their common experience of Leninist by: Civic Education Trends in Post-Communist Countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

ERIC Digest. Developments during the decade-and-a-half following the fall of communism in Central and Eastern Europe indicate broad advancement in civic education for democracy. One of the main arguments used in favour of conducting the IEA's Civic Education Study was the emergence of political change in post-communist countries, known in the s as 'new democracies'.

The first cross-national study of civic education had been conducted in (Torney et al, ). The IEA maintained that the data in this study. A political culture characterized by (1) most citizens' acceptance of the authority of the state, but also (2) a general belief in participation in civic duties.

The term was systematically deployed in Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba's influential book, The Civic Culture, and revived in their The Civic Culture Revisited (). Prompted by a concern about a perceived problem of political. Culture teaching in foreign language education: EFL teachers in Spain as cultural mediators about the foreign country or culture () willing to integrate intercultural competence.

CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g.

– 14). This is a collection of cynical but uniformly unbiased "antipolitical essays" portraying the reality of Communist and post-Communist Yugoslavia.

Ugresic's (Have a Nice Day, LJ 3/1/95) intent is not to clarify the politics behind the fall of Yugoslavia but to question the definition of "Yugoslav identity" and critique its shattered by: The Weakness of Civil Society in Post-Communist Europe Marc Morjé Howard Over a decade has passed since the collapse of communism, yet citizens of post-communist countries are still far less likely to join voluntary organizations than people from other countries and regions of the world.Communist and Post-Communist Studies is an international journal covering all communist and post-communist states and communist movements, including both their domestic policies and their international relations.

It is focused on the analysis of historical as well as current developments in the communist and post-communist world, including.