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 3 (2016)

Table of Contents


Structural Constraints and Individual Choices PDF


Family Background and School Choice in Cities of Russia and Estonia: Selective Agenda of the Soviet Past and Present PDF
Kaire Põder, Triin Lauri, Valeria Ivaniushina, Daniel Alexandrov
Russian Youth on Labour Market: ‘Portfolioability’ as New Desire and Demand PDF
Natalya Goncharova, Yana Krupets, Nadya Nartova, Guzel Sabirova
Individualisation of Migration from the East? Comparison of Different Socio-Demographic Groups and their Migration Intentions PDF
Maarja Saar
Trapped in ‘Involuntary’ Work in the Late Career? Retirement Expectations versus the ‘Desire to Retire’ in Estonia PDF
Kristina Lindemann, Marge Unt
The Case of ‘Trust’ – Research on Social Capital in V4 Countries PDF
Iveta Kovalčíková, Martin Lačný

Book Review

Business Associations as a Defensive Response to Post-Communist Predatory States PDF
Paolo Sorbello

ISSN: 1736-8758