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 6, No 2 (2014)

Table of Contents


Interdisciplinary Analysis of Post-Socialist Societies PDF


Testing the Myths of Transition: Was Estonia Following the Shock Therapy Model and Slovenia Following the Gradualist Model in 1991-2000? PDF
Viljar Veebel, Andra Namm, Taavi Tillmann
Census-linked study on ethnic fertility differentials in Lithuania PDF
Aiva Jasilioniene, Vlada Stankuniene, Domantas Jasilionis
‘No, Facebook isn’t distracting me, I can study at night’ ICT habits and boundary management among Estonian secondary pupils PDF
Marcus Persson
Political Youth Organisations, Music and National Identity in Contemporary Russia PDF
Chiara Pierobon

Book Review

Variations in Post-Communist Europe: a Worthwhile Addition PDF
Ellu Saar, Marge Unt

ISSN: 1736-8758