Polish Sociological Review

Articles from No. 184, 2013

"After the Crisis" the 15th Polish Sociological Congress Szczecin, 11-14 September 2013
The 15th Polish Sociological Congress was held in Szczecin on the 11-14 September, 2013, and drew close to 1,000 sociologists from Poland and other countries. The Congress was organized by the Polish Sociological Association and the Institute of Sociology...
A Large Sports Event in the Eyes of the Host City's Inhabitants: The Example of Wroclaw
Abstract: In this article the authors have presented the history and organizational structure of the UEFA Euro 2012. They describe the main investments accompanying the organization of the competition in Poland, and particularly in Wroclaw (one of the...
"Crisis, Critique and Change." Sociology of Europe at the Beginning of the 21st Century
Abstract: Starting in the second half of the 2000s, we experience not one (financial, economic) crisis, but the crises in plural, the multifaceted crisis situation in Europe.The previous, Geneva 2011, ESA Conference took up a very timely and significant,...
Formal Theory and Value Judgments
Abstract: When we assume that a survey reveals respondents' true attitudes we tacitly assume that the subjects understood what we are asking them about and that they had no incentive to be untruthful. In typical studies none of the two assumptions holds....
Legal Frames of Memory. Transitional Justice in Central and Eastern Europe
Warsaw, 27-29 November 2013The "Genealogies of Memory" project-started by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity in 2011-aims to facilitate academic exchange among international scholars interested in studying social and cultural memory in Central...
Method and Meaning in Surveys on Attitudes to Jews in Poland
Abstract: This article is a methodological commentary regarding surveys on attitudes in Poland to Jews and publications on that research. It is intended to help in interpreting survey results and to prevent conclusions being drawn on insufficient grounds....
Mixed Embeddedness and the Dynamics of Self-Employment among Turkish Immigrants in Finland
Abstract: The article analyses dynamics of social capital that can explain how Turkish immigrants in Finland become self-employed and why they have established themselves within a particular economic sector. The mixed embeddedness perspective on ethnic...
Stanislaw Ossowski: From the Perspective of Half a Century
Stanislaw Ossowski: from the Perspective of Half a Century (The Institute of Sociology of the University of Warsaw, 15 November 2013)Every local field of study has its founders and classics: the authors of paradigmatic studies-empirical and theoretical-which...
The Word of God Comes into the Voting Booth. Church Attendance and Political Involvement in East Central Europe during the Early 1990s
Abstract: In this research I explore the effect of religious denomination and belonging on political participation in former communist countries of East Central Europe after the fall of communism. In the early 1990s, mostly as a response to forced secularization...
Why Do Poles (Still) Dislike Political Parties? Some Survey Insights into Anti-Party Attitudes in Poland, 1995-2011
Abstract: The article examines the negative approach of Poles towards political parties and partisanship in the recent years, presenting this phenomenon as a part of wider anti-party syndrome, characterizing Polish democracy after 1989. Adapting the...
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