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Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy

Religion and Politics in Post-Socialist Central and Southeastern Europe

Challenges since 1989

Editors: Ramet, S. (Ed.)

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This volume examines the political engagement of religious associations in the post-socialist countries of Central and Southeastern Europe, with a focus on revelations about the collaboration of clergy with the communist-era secret police, intolerance, and controversies about the inclusion of religious instruction in the schools.

About the authors

Branko An?i?, Sociologist, Institute for Social Research, Croatia Isa Blumi, Senior Research Fellow, Leipzig University, Germany Janine Natalya Clark, Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK Robert Goeckel, Professor, State University of New York, USA Ankica Marinovi?, Scientific Researcher, Institute for Social Research, Croatia Dinka Marinovi? Jerolimov, Scientific Advisor, Institute for Social Research, Croatia Kenneth Morrison, Senior Lecturer, De Montfort University, UK Egon Pelikan, Associate Professor, University of Primorska, Slovenia Radmila Radi?, Principal Research Fellow, Institute for Recent History of Serbia Milan Reban, Associate Professor Emeritus, University of North Texas, USA Lavinia Stan, Associate Professor, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada Lucian Turcescu, Professor, Concordia University, Canada Krisztián Ungváry, Researcher, Institute for the History of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, Hungary Milan Vukomanovi?, Full Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia Aleksander Zdravkovski, Ph.D. candidate, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Sini a Zrin ?ak, Professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Religious Organizations in Post-Communist Central and Southeastern Europe: An Introduction

    Ramet, Sabrina P.

    Pages 1-24

  • The Catholic Church in Post-Communist Poland: Polarization, Privatization, and Decline in Influence

    Ramet, Sabrina P.

    Pages 25-52

  • The Catholic Church in the Post–1989 Czech Republic and Slovakia

    Reban, Milan

    Pages 53-85

  • The Kádár Regime and the Subduing of the Roman Catholic Hierarchy

    Ungváry, Krisztián

    Pages 86-114

  • The Catholic Church and Politics in Slovenia

    Pelikan, Egon

    Pages 115-130

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Religion and Politics in Post-Socialist Central and Southeastern Europe
Book Subtitle
Challenges since 1989
Editors
  • S. Ramet
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Religion, Politics, and Policy
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33072-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137330727
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33071-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46120-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 336
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