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 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


Individual and state morality: what if they do not overlap PDF


Explaining cross-national variations in tax morality in the European Union: an exploratory analysis PDF
Colin C. Williams, Álvaro Martínez
The Effects of the Saakashvili Era Reforms on Informal Practices in the Republic of Georgia PDF
Huseyn Aliyev
A Post-War Paradox of Informality in South Lebanon: Rebuilding Houses or Destroying Legitimacy PDF
Marcello Mollica
Theories of Dictatorships: Sub-Types and Explanations PDF
Gustav Lidén

Book Review

From Guns to Government: The IRA in Context PDF
Donnacha Ó Beacháin

ISSN: 1736-8758