Totalitarian Experience and Knowledge Production: Sociology in Central and Eastern Europe 1945-1989 (Post-Western Social Sciences and Global Knowledge #2) (Hardcover)
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Totalitarian Experience and Knowledge Production is a comparative study of the disciplinary construction of sociology in six Central and Eastern European societies that proclaimed themselves 'socialist' but, after the collapse of Communism as a social-political system, are seen to have been totalitarian.
About the Author
Svetla Koleva, DSc (2017), is Research Director at the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. She has published numerous articles and six books, including Sociology as a Project. Scientific Identity and Social Challenges in Bulgaria, 1945-1989 (Pensoft, 2005, in Bulgarian), Sociology in Bulgaria through the Eyes of Generations. Interviews with Bulgarian Sociologists (Pensoft, 2012, in Bulgarian, co-editor). She edited the special issue of Sociological Problems on 'Non Hegemonic Sociologies: From Contexts to Practices' (2015) and co-edited the issue on 'New Objects of Sociology' for Cahiers de Recherche Sociologique (2016, no. 59-60).