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 8, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


Services, Modes of Governance and the State PDF


Models and Strategies of Conflict Interaction Between Business and Authorities in Transition Societies: The Case of Russia PDF
Anna Georgievna Pinkevich, Igor Dmitrievich Osipov, Andrei Victorovich Aleinikov
The Evasion of Retirement Insurance Contributions in Croatia PDF
Predrag Bejakovic
Two Decades of Estonian Police and the (Ir)relevance of Police Models for the Development of Safety Policy PDF
Priit Suve, Peeter Selg, Georg Sootla
Contested Notions of National Identity, Ethnic Movements And Democratization in Iran PDF
Ozum Yesiltas
Everyday Nation-Building In The Post-Soviet Space. Methodological Reflections. PDF
Oleksandra Seliverstova, Emilia Pawlusz

Book Review

Polarising Development: Marxist Perspectives on Neoliberalism and its Alternatives PDF
Annalisa Addis

ISSN: 1736-8758