Jan Pakulski

Jan Pakulsk, associate professor of sociology at the University of Tasmania in Australia, is currently doing research on postcommunism, social stratification, and new social movements.

Democracy after Communism

Is the challenge of building and consolidating democracy under postcommunist conditions unique, or can one apply lessons learned from other new democracies? The essays collected in this volume explore these questions, while tracing how the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have fared in the decade following the fall of communism.