No 3 (2014)

Culture of Complaints in Russia and Eastern Europe

Lead Editor Elena A. Bogdanova

Table of Contents

Introduction

Researching Complaints: Traditions and Perspectives
Elena A. Bogdanova 4-7

Articles

Autobiography as Complaint: Polish Social Memoir between the World Wars
Katherine Lebow 13-26
Strategies of Complaint: Interest Organizations of GDR Staatssicherheit Coworkers after German Reunification
Amieke Bouma 27-54
Religious Justifications of Complaints Addressed to the President in Contemporary Russia
Elena A. Bogdanova 55-79

Essays

“Give Me the Book of Complaints”: Complaint in Post-Stalin Comedy
Milla Fedorova 80-92

Review Essays

The Culture of Complaint: Approaches to Complaining in Russia—An Overview
Marianna Muravyeva 93-104
Protecting Rights in Strasbourg: Developing a Research Agenda for Analyzing International Litigation from Russia
Freek van der Vet 105-118

Book Reviews

Stephan Merl. Politische Kommunikation in der Diktatur: Deutschland und die Sowjetunion im Vergleich. Göttingen, Germany: Wallstein Verlag, 2012
Beate Fieseler 119-121
Luc Boltanski. On Critique: A Sociology of Emancipation. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2011
Lisa Knoll 122-125
Luc Boltanski, Laurent Thévenot. Kritika i obosnovanie spravedlivosti: Ocherki sotsiologii gradov / Per. s fr. O.V. Kovenevoi, pod red. N.E. Koposova. Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2013
Greg Yudin 126-129
Kak sud’i prinimaiut resheniia: Empiricheskie issledovaniia prava. Sbornik statei, edited by Vadim Volkov. Moscow: Statut, 2012
Marina Kurkchiyan 130-132
Elise Giuliano. Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia’s Republics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2011
Victor Shnirelman 133-136
Madeleine Reeves. Border Work: Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014
Boris Pétric 137-139
Virág Molnár. Building the State: Architecture, Politics, and State Formation in Post-War Central Europe. London: Routledge, 2013; Kimberly Elman Zarecor. Manufacturing Socialist Modernity: Housing in Czechoslovakia, 1945–1960. Pittsburgh, 2011
Nicolette Makovicky 140-143
About the Hearth: Perspectives on the Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North. Edited by David G. Anderson, Robert P. Wishart, and Virginie Vaté. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013
Vera Skvirskaja 144-147
Mark Solovey. Shaky Foundations: The Politics-Patronage-Social Science Nexus in Cold War America. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013
Sergei I. Zhuk 148-150
Joy Rohde. Armed with Expertise: The Militarization of American Social Research during the Cold War. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013
Christian Dayé 151-153
Richard Münch. Academic Capitalism: Universities in the Global Struggle for Excellence. New York: Routledge, 2013
Léonard Moulin 154-156
Authors
  172-173
List of Article Manuscript Reviewers, 2014
  176-177

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