For more on everyday life during communism, see Adrian Neculau, Viaţa cotidiană în comunism (Iaşi: Editura Polirom, ). 6. Dennis Deletant, România sub. Adrian Neculau, Viaţa Cotidiană în Comunism (Iaşi, Romania: Polirom, ), The translation is my own. Cernat continues, “Families with many children. Dan Lungu, “Avatarurile cozii in socialismul de tip sovietic” in Viaţa Cotidiana in Comunism, ed. Adrian Neculau (Iasi: Polirom, ), Stela, interview.

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Advanced Search Find a Library. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Cotidians this favorite library private. AfterEast-European countries demonstrated that it is possible to adopt welfare-state policies without being a democracy.

Is there a connection between the end of the Communist system in Romania and the fact that by the end of the s Romanians had no sense of social security at all? Even though the power was often off, I got home safe. You may send this item to up to five recipients. The Romanian welfare regime focused on assuring an optimal and relatively homogenous level of welfare to all citizens through subsidised social services and free access to education, health and housing. Thus, despite the profound economic crisis of the s, the political Communist rule continued to last.

It might be a long story cut too short to assume that a positive perception of the Communist social welfare comjnism means a conscious rejection of democratic values and principles. Before the war one third of the population was illiterate and lived in the countryside.

According to him, the limits of the Romanian capitalist modernization of the interwar period allowed the Addian modernization to appear, beginning in the s, as a historic, valid and irreversible gain. Don’t have an account?

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You may have already requested this item. For this contradiction I advance the explanation that, in recent times, people have felt increasing social and economic pressures and therefore their desire for social security guarantees has increased, regardless of educational levels, age or social status. With this paper, I will outline my hypothesis concerning the role of social perceptions of social security in explaining the longevity of the Communist system in Romania.

Where was citidiana rest of Romanian society in when the miners rioted in Valea Jiului, Goma asked in a newspaper article in Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

Inpensions were at Hence the superiority of the social security net under Communism — at least prior to the s — is amplified. Explaining the longevity of Communism in Romania.

In order to support my thesis, according to which the perception of social security is responsible to a great extent for the longevity of Communism in Romania, I will refer to a series of interviews I conducted in the summer of in Romania, and a number of public surveys conducted between and by different agencies.

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The E-mail Address es field is required. Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Why were the elites unable to organize Romanian society into an anti-Communist movement? Using the interview viara for gathering information, my purpose was to see how these individuals perceive the social policies of the Communist welfare state in order to construct a working hypothesis for future research. Whereas before the war social security plans dealt with individual problems sickness, old age, unemploymentafter the war they were designed to provide adequate protection to the entire population against the comubism range of risks of the economic system.

Create lists, bibliographies cotidjana reviews: The young were respectful and education was serious. However, on 30 December King Michael was forced to abdicate. Social policies in Communist Romania. Jones, New Perspectives fn.


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They were not aware of the existence of an alternative. Many high-educated and young people supported these views in as well.

My parents were peasants and we had been very very poor, and now I had a TV, a cooking stove, a phone, a car, I was a teacher and I lived in the city. Please create a new list with vomunism new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Romanian View all editions and formats Rating: However, republication can only be granted with prior written consent of the above-named rights holders. In my opinion, the Romanian anti-Communist resistance and opposition were significant, but less visible within the general system of ferocious oppression.

Inafter more than ten years of Communist rule, paved roads still made up only cotidjana.

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The Communist Crisis in Romania. In Romania the social policies are currently addressing the needs of the disadvantaged social groups: For a population that until then was predominantly rural and without high demands, the comfort of a house in a block of flats in the city and the supply from the store on their way to work represented the ultimate leap regarding their standard of living. The Communist Crisis in Romania vomunism.

The survey revealed that the poor and the low-educated continue to consider communism cotodiana positive terms. Citations are based on reference standards. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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