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 2 (2016)

Table of Contents


Youth Political Participation in a Transition Society PDF
Airi-Alina Allaste, David Cairns
Negotiating the Past: Some Issues of Transmission of Memories among Estonian Young People PDF
Raili Nugin
Patterns and Types of Youth Activism in Two Contrasting Locations in Estonia PDF
Marti Taru
Perceptions of Participation and the Share Button PDF
Katrin Tiidenberg, Airi-Alina Allaste
Internet, Activism and Politics. The Repertoires and Rhetoric of Estonian Internet Activists PDF
Peeter Vihma
Multiple Faces of Conventional Political Activism: A Youth Council Case Study PDF
Reelika Pirk, Raili Nugin
Contextualising Participation in a Transition Society PDF
David Cairns, Airi-Alina Allaste

ISSN: 1736-8758