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An introduction to the anthropology of postsocialism
355 Borneman, John (1992): Belonging in the Two Berlins: Kin, state, Nation, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. East and West Germany 1992
370 Boym, Svetlana (1994): Common Places: Mythologies and Everyday Life in Russia, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Russia 1994
231 Bringa, Tone (1995): Being Muslim the Bosnian Way: Identity and Community in a Central Bosnian Village, Princeton: Princeton University Press. Bosnia 1995
670 Dunn, Stephen P. and Ethel Dunn (1974): Introduction to Soviet Ethnography (2 volumes). Berkeley: University of California Press. (Region) 1974
163 Grant, Bruce (1995): In the Soviet House of Culture. A Century of Perestroikas, Princeton: Princeton University Press. Siberia 1995
146 Hohnen, Pernille (1998-2003): A Market out of Place? Remaking Economic, Social and Symbolic Boundaries in Post-Communist Lithuania, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Lithuania 1998
505 Humphrey, Caroline. 1983-98. Marx Went Away - But Karl Stayed Behind, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Siberia 1983
226 Höjdestrand, Tova (2005): Needed by Nobody: Homelessness, Humiliation, and Humanness in Post-Socialist Russia, Stockholm: Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University. Russia 2005
390 Kligman, Gail (1988): The Wedding of the Dead. Ritual, Poetics, and Popular Culture in Transylvania, Berkeley: University of California Press. Romania 1988
100 Kristensen, Benedikte (2004): The Living Landscape of Knowledge: An analysis of shamanism among the Duha Tuvinians of Northern Mongolia, MA Thesis: University of Copenhagen, Institute of Anthropology. Mongolia 2004
250 Kürti, László (2002): Youth and the State in Hungary: Capitalism, Communism and Class, London: Pluto Press. Hungary 2002
100 Larsson, Mimi (2004): Political Action in a Post-Socialist Society: An Anthropological Analysis of the Hungarian Telecottage Movement, MA Research Thesis: Department of Anthropology and Ethnography, Ċrhus University. Hungary 2004
235 Ledeneva, Alena (1998): Russia's Economy of Favours: Blat, Networking and Informal Exchange. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Russia 1998
100 Linnet, Jeppe (2002): EU Accession and Personal Enlightenment: Everyday Sociality and Political Mobilization among Young Latvian NGO Activists, MA Thesis: University of Copenhagen, Institute of Anthropology. Latvia 2002
115 Mankova, Petia (2004): Privatisation Face-To-Face: Support Networks And The Former State Enterprise In A Remote Russian Village, MA-thesis: Department of Social Anthropology, University of Tromsĝ. Russia 2004
100 Mortensen, Mari-Ann Herloff (1999): The Latvian Thing: Narratives of Place and Identity among Local and Diasporic Latvians, Masters Thesis, Institute of Anthropology, Copenhagen University. Latvia 1999
220 Nazpary, Joma (2001): Post-Soviet Chaos: Violence and Dispossession in Kazakhstan, London: Pluto Press. Kazakhstan 2001
270 Nielsen, Finn Sivert (1987-2004): The Eye of the Whirlwind. Russian Identity and Soviet Nation-building: Quests for Meaning in a Soviet Metropolis, Oslo: Department of social anthropology, University of Oslo. Russian edition: St. Petersburg: Aletheia. Russia 1987
134 Partapuoli, Kari Helene (1998): A Place of Globalization. Cross-Cultural Cooperaion between Estonian and Norwegian Business People in Tallinn, Tromsĝ: Hovedfagsavhandling, Institutt for sosialantropologi. Estonia 1998
100 Pedersen, Vibe Hjelholt (2003): Den gode læge: En antropologisk undersøgelse af russiske familielægers skabelse af en faglig identitet i et felt under forandring, Masters Thesis, Institute of Anthropology, Copenhagen University. Russia 2003
338 Pesman, Dale (2000): Russia and Soul: An Exploration. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Russia 2000
201 Ries, Nancy (1997): Russian Talk. Culture and Conversation During Perestroika, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press. Russia 1997
100 Sejerĝe, Anders (2003): "Imagine what Danish Farmers could do with this land!": A study of a top-down implemented project for bottom-up development in rural Russia, MA thesis, Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen. Russia 2003
100 Skodova, Lenka (2004): Gender, Generation and National Identity of Czech émigrés in Denmark, MA Thesis: University of Copenhagen, Institute of Anthropology. Czechia 2004
179 Skultans, Vieda (1998): The Testimony of Lives. Narrative and Memory in Post-Soviet Latvia, London: Routledge. Latvia 1998
182 Sliavaite, Kristina (2005): From Pioneers to Target Group: Social Change, Ethnicity and Memory in a Lithuanian Nuclear Power Plant Community, Lund: Department of Sociology, Lund University, Lund Monographs in Social Anthropology, No.16. Lithuania 2005
280 Thompson, Niobe (2005): The Nativeness of Settlers: Constructions of Belonging in Soviet and Contemporary Chukotka, Cambridge: Unpublished doctoral thesis, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge. Siberia 2005
123 Tysdal, Birgitte (1998): Organiserte venner og uformelle samarbeidspartnere: Studiet av en miljøorganisasjon som uttrykk for sivilsamfunn i den Tsjekkiske Republikk, MA Thesis: University of Bergen, Department of Social Anthropology. Czech Rep. 1998
142 Ulfsnes, Kari-Anne (1999): Det er ikke vakkert, men det er sunt! En antropologisk studie om håndteringer av privatiseringsprosessen i en rumensk landkommune, MA Thesis: University of Oslo, Department of Social Anthropology. Romania 1999
390 Verdery, Katherine. 1991. National Ideology under Socialism. Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania, Berkeley: University of California Press. Russia 1991
400 Verdery, Katherine. 2003. The Vanishing Hectare: Property and Value in Postsocialist Transylvania. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Romania 2003
250 Wedel, Janine R. (1991): The Unplanned society: Poland during and after communism, New York: Columbia University Press. Poland 1991