Studies of Transition States and Societies

’Studies of Transition States and Societies’ (STSS) is a fast-growing open-access interdisciplinary journal for the study of transition societies. Published since 2009 it is already indexed in Scopus, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO, ProQuest, Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) and the International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA).

STSS aims to promote interdisciplinary exchange between scholars in all major field of the social sciences with emphasis to sociology and political science. The substantive focus of the journal is on the transitional societies, particularly on the societal and political changes in the post-socialist region. Still articles on other regions are considered as well to enrich the debate about transition in social sciences.

The journal is published biannually whereas the spring issue combines articles of political science and papers in sociology are published in the fall. In addition, collections of articles about a common theme or debate are published as special issues.

STSS is published by Institute of Political Science and Governance and Institute of International and Social Studies, Tallinn University.

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Vol 7, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Politics, the Economy and their Moralities PDF


Morality and the Public Good in Post-Socialist European States PDF
Inge Sieben, Loek Halman
Morality, Normativity, and Economic Development in Slovakia PDF
David Karjanen
Contested borders and women’s political representation in former soviet states: parliamentary elections in Georgia and Abkhazia PDF
Eileen Connolly, Karolina Ó Beacháin Stefańczak
Charismatic Routinization and Problems of Post-Charisma Succession in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan PDF
Rico Isaacs
Citizenship, National Identity and Political Education: Some Disputable Questions PDF
Vladimir Gutorov

Book Review

Breakup of Yugoslavia: How One State Became Seven Countries PDF
Jovan Bliznakovski
On the Politics of Transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus PDF
Jenny Paturyan

ISSN: 1736-8758