No 1 (2013)

The Social Lives of Postsocialism

Lead Editor Veronica Davidov

Table of Contents


The Social Lives of Postsocialism
Caterina Borelli, Fabio Mattioli 4-13


Sensory Utopia in the Times of “Cultural Revolution”: On Art, Public Space, and the Moral Ontology of Class
Anna Kruglova 25-51
Postsocialist Bazaars: Diversity, Solidarity, and Conflict in the Marketplace
Gertrud Hüwelmeier 52-72
Discreet Economy: Luxury Hospitality in the Context of Postsocialist Transformation of Czech Society
Iveta Hajdáková 73-97
Between Past and Present: Dealing with Transformation in Rural Poland
Agnieszka Pasieka 98-117
The “Vertical of Shamanic Power”: The Use of Political Discourse in Post-Soviet Tuvan Shamanism
Ksenia Pimenova 118-140

Book Reviews

Judith Pallot and Laura Piacentini. Gender, Geography, and Punishment: The Experience of Women in Carceral Russia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012; До и после тюрьмы: женские истории / Под ред. Елены Омельченко. – СПб: Алетейя, 2012
Mary McAuley 141-143
Luisa Passerini, Dawn Lyon, Enrica Capussotti, and Ioanna Laliotou, eds. Women Migrants from East to West: Gender, Mobility, and Belonging in Contemporary Europe. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010
Olga Tkach 144-147
Eva Illouz. Why Love Hurts: A Sociological Explanation. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2012
Olga Tchepournaia 148-151
Johanna Bockman. Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011
Olessia Kirtchik 152-155
Maija Jäppinen, Meri Kulmala, and Aino Saarinen, eds. Gazing at Welfare, Gender and Agency in Post-Socialist Countries. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011
Irina Grigoryeva 156-159
Monika Grubbauer and Joanna Kusiak, eds. Chasing Warsaw: Socio-Material Dynamics of Urban Change since 1990. Frankfurt-on-Main: Campus Verlag, 2012
Anna Zhelnina 160-162
Vasiliki P. Neofotistos. The Risk of War: Everyday Sociality in the Republic of Macedonia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012
Fabio Mattioli 163-165