Category Archives: Vol. 2 (2015)
The papers from this special edition of Antropologiya emerged from a conference held at the American Research Center last June entitled Living After the Fall (?): Past-Present in Southeastern Europe.
UNDERSTANDING THE PAST AND PRESENT OF SOUTH-EAST EUROPEAN SOCIETIES BEYOND WAR, NATIONALISM AND TRANSITION: THE CASE OF POST- COMMUNIST BALKANS
Abstract For most of the post- Cold War period, academic approaches to the political and economic evolution of the South-East European societies were dominated by investigations on violence and nationalism. This was the immediate effect of the violent disintegration … Continue reading
Abstract: The fall of the Eastern European “Soviet Bloc” governments has generally been understood as a unique phenomenon. This paper proposes to challenge this understanding through comparative analysis with the American Rust Belt. In both areas landscapes are dominated by … Continue reading
THE TRANSFORMATION OF BULGARIAN POLITICAL CULTURE IN THE PROCESS OF TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY (A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN THE DOMINANT POLITICAL CULTURE AND THE YOUTH POLITICAL SUBCULTURE)
Abstract During the last 25 years of democratic transition Bulgaria succeeded in partially overcoming some of the major transitional issues concerning the institutional and market transformation but many basic problems mostly related with the way institutions function still persist. All … Continue reading
Abstract. This paper is focused on the subcultural identity of several radical movements of the underground scene (predominantly punk) and their tactical actions of subcultural resistance, which are shaped and provoked by the political, social and economic changes in Bulgaria … Continue reading