Readings

Readings for SOC 5503

Chapters from Anne Applebaum’s Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe

Applebaum Chapters 5 and 6

Chapters from Archie Brown’s Rise and Fall of Communism:

Archie Brown The Rise and Fall of Communism CHAPTER 1

Archie Brown The Rise and Fall of Communism CHAPTER 6

Archie Brown The Rise and Fall of Communism CHAPTER 7

Archie Brown The Rise and Fall of Communism CHAPTER 28 and CHAPTER 29

Also:

Brief Guide to Social and Political Change in Eastern Europe

Kennan Long Telegram 1946 about USSR

The Post-Communist Reader

And for the Treasure Hunt:

MDM District reading

Behind the Iron Gate reading

About Auschwitz:

“The Town of Auschwitz” by Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow

Books and Articles on POLPAN

Edited books and special issues of academic journals featuring POLPAN can be found at POLPAN.org, the website for the Polish Panel Survey.  Many of these works feature detailed descriptions of POLPAN. A list of the most recent works are below.  Each has full text PDF free to download.

International Journal of Sociology 42(1): Structural Constraints, Gender, and Images of Inequality: The Polish Panel Survey, POLPAN 1988-2008.

An issue devoted to the Polish Panel Survey, POLPAN. Edited by K. M. Slomczynski and I. Tomescu-Dubrow.

Click here for a table of contents, the abstracts and full text PDF of each article

International Journal of Sociology 42(4): Sociodemographic Differentiation in a Dynamic Perspective: The Polish Panel Survey, POLPAN 1988–2008.

An issue devoted to the Polish Panel Survey, POLPAN. Edited by K. M. Slomczynski and I. Tomescu-Dubrow.

Click here for a table of contents, the abstracts and full text PDF of each article

Slomczynski, Kazimierz M. and Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, eds. 2007. Continuity and Change in Social Life: Structural and Psychological Adjustment in Poland. Warsaw, Poland: IFiS Publishers.

Click here for a description of the book, the table of contents and full text PDF of each chapter

Slomczynski, Kazimierz M., ed. 2002. Social Structure: Changes and Linkages: The Advanced Phase of the Post-Communist Transition in Poland. Warsaw, Poland: IFiS Publishers.

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Slomczynski, Kazimierz M., ed. 2000. Social Patterns of Being Political: The Initial Phase of the Post-Communist Transition in Poland. Warsaw, Poland: IFiS Publishers.

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