Getting by in Postsocialist Romania

Labor, the Body, and Working-class Culture (New Anthropologies of Europe)
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Ethnography, European studies, Social Science, Archaeology / Anthropology, Sociology, Romania, Anthropology - Cultural, Minority Studies - General, Eastern Europe - General, Labor & Industrial Relations - Ge
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'Getting By in Postsocialist Romania' should appeal to a wide range of audiences, including scholars of postsocialist studies, those interested in issues of economic policy and development, health, and gender studies, and to students at all May " -- Karen Kapusta-Pofahl * Washburn University * "Kideckel's book gives a voice /5(11).

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While Kideckel has interviewed the subjects of his study, the use of interview material is more limited than some would perhaps like.

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Getting by in postsocialism: labor, bodies, voices --How workers became "others": talking alienation --Postsocialist labor pains: fear, distance, and narrative in the workplace --The postsocialist body politic --Houses of stone or of straw?: postsocialist worker communities --Strangers in their own skin: workers and gender in postsocialism.

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Chapter 1 of the book "What Was Socialism & What Comes Next?," by Katherine Verdery, is presented. It analyzes a compressed version of the socialist system, demonstrating socialism as an ideal type wherein it leaves aside its different real-world manifestations.

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Getting By in Postsocialist Romania: Labor, the Body, and Working-Class Culture By David A. Kideckel. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. *Cross-listed in Regional: Europe & the West. Power and Authority of the Postsocialist Romanian State. Madalina Epure e-mail: @ Abstract In the past two decades, former postsocialist countries such as Romania have experienced very radical changes in terms of government and resource policy (Swinnen, ; Swinnen et al., ; Szelenyi, ; Turnock, ).

[13] See Daniel J. Raleigh, Soviet Baby Boomers: An Oral History of Russia's Cold War Generation (Oxford ); David A. Kideckel, Getting by in postsocialist Romania: labor, the body, & working-class culture (Bloomington ); Zsuzsa Millei, "Memory and kindergarten teachers work: children's needs vefodre the needs of the socialist state" in.

Considering sampling in geography and other disciplines a worthy approach in spatial analyses (see Rice, ), the post-socialist urban transformation and cultural evolution of the cities was investigated using a particular case study: Timisoara, since it remains one of Romania's most emblematic d in the western part of the country, in Banat Region, it is the largest Author: Sorin Pavel, Ioan Sebastian Jucu.

Getting By in Postsocialist Romania: Labor, the Body, and Working-Class Culture By David A. Kideckel. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. *Cross-listed in Theory, Philosophy & History. Based on extensive ethnographic research, this book investigates the construction of the world's highest Orthodox cathedral in Bucharest, Romania.

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The book's diversity of approaches illuminates both postmodern art and politics from a distinctive angle. Postmodernism and the Postsocialist Condition is likely to become a significant primary source for future cultural historians."—Paul Crowther, author of The Transhistorical Image: Philosophizing Art and Its History.Book Reviews Invited book review of David Kideckel’s Getting by in Postsocialist Romania: Labor, the Body, and Working Class Culture.

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