Projects

ENRI-EastEuropean, National and Regional Identities in Europe. This project uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the changing notions of identity among ethnic minorities on Europe’s Eastern borders – some of them within the European Union and some of them without.

Health in Times of Transition: Looks at the impact on health for the transformations in the former Soviet Union. The disruption caused by these changes adversely affected many people’s living conditions in the regions with implications for their health. The  project follows on from an earlier on

Living Conditions, Lifestyle and Health: which looked at the earlier phase of transition

People associated with this theme:

  • Christian Haerpfer
  • Pamela Abbott
  • Roger Sapsford
  • Natalka Patsiurko
PhD Theses

Florian Pichler (2006) “To be or not to be, European:  the meanings of European identity from the people’s perspective” University of Aberdeen

Alena Vasjanovich

Publications
    • Patsiurko, N., & Wallace, C. (2014). Citizenship, Europe and ethnic boundary making among Russian minorities in Latvia and Lithuania. Migration Letters, 11(2), 187.
    • Patsiurko, N., & Wallace, C. (2014). Citizenship, Europe and ethnic boundary making among Russian minorities in Latvia and Lithuania. Migration Letters, 11(2), 187.
    • Babenko, Svitlana (2014) Who is revolting in Ukraine? Summary paper of the protests in Ukriane. ppt
    • Haerpfer, Christian; Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire (2013) “Health Problems and the Transition from Communisms in the Former Soviet Union: Towards an Explanation”  Perspectives on European Politics and Societies pdf
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire (2012) “Rising economic prosperity and social quality. The case of the new member states of the European Union” Social Indicators Research 115 (1):419-439 (with Pamela Abbott) pdf
    • Wallace, Claire; Pichler, Florian; Haerpfer, Christian (2012) "Changing patterns of civil society in Europe and America 1995-2005. Is Eastern Europe Different?"  East European Politics and Societies 26 (1) 3-19 pdf
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire; Sapsford, Roger (2011) “Surviving the transformation: social quality in Central Asia and the Caucasus” Journal of Happiness Studies, 12 (2): 199-223 pdf
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire (2010) “Explaining Economic and Social Transformations in Post-Soviet Russia, Ukraine and Belarus: The Social Quality Approach”   European Societies  12 (5): 653 pdf
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire; Mascauteanu, Marianna; Sapsford, Roger (2010) “Youth and concepts of citizenship in Moldova” Journal of Youth Studies 13 (5): 581-596 pdf
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire (2009) “Patterns of Participation in the Formal and Informal Economies of the Commonwealth of Independent States.”  International Sociology 39:12 – 38.
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire (2007) "Talking about Health and Well-Being in Post Soviet Ukraine and Russia” Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 23 (2): 181-202 pdf
    • Pichler, Florian; Wallace, Claire (2007) “Patterns of formal and informal social capital in Europe” European Sociological Review, 23 (4) :423-436 pdf
    • Wallace, Claire; Pichler, Florian (2007) “Bridging and Bonding Social Capital: which is more prevalent in Europe?”  European Journal of Social Security  9, (1): 29-54 pdf
    • Abbott, Pamela; Wallace, Claire; Beck, Matthias (2006) “Chernobyl: Living with risk and uncertainty”. Health, Risk and Society, 8, 105-121 pdf 
    • Abbott, Pamela; Turmov, Sergei; Wallace, Claire (2006) “Health world views of post-soviet citizens.” Social Science and Medicine, 62 (1): 228-238. pdf 
    • “Patterns of work flexibility in typical jobs in Eastern and Western Europe” (2009) in Mueller, Karl, H and Tos, Niko Three Roads to Comparative Research: Analytical, Visual, Morphological  Edition Echoraum, Vienna (with Endre Sik)  pp 33-54 ISBN: 978-3-901941-17-7
    • “Social Capital and Economic Performance in Post-Communist Societies”  (with C. Haerpfer and M. Raiser) in Koniordos, S. (ed.) Networks, Trust and Social Capital, Ashgate, Gower, 2004
    • “Social capital and economic development in Central and Eastern Europe” (with C.Haerpfer) in Fischer, Joachim and Gensior, Sabine (editors) Sprungbrett Region? Strukturen und Voraussetzungen vernetzter Geschäftsbeziehungen, Edition Sigma, Berlin, 2002  
    • “Patterns of participation in the informal economy in East-Central Europe, 1991-1998” (with Christian Haerpfer) in Neef, Rainer and Stanculescu, Manuela (eds.) The Social Impact of Informal Economies in Eastern Europe. Ashgate Gower: Basingstoke, (2002)

 

    • “Social capital and economic development in Central and Eastern Europe” (with C.Haerpfer) in Fischer, Joachim and Gensior, Sabine (editors) Sprungbrett Region? Strukturen und Voraussetzungen vernetzter Geschäftsbeziehungen, Edition Sigma, Berlin, 2002

 

  • “Patterns of participation in the informal economy in East-Central Europe, 1991-1998” (with Christian Haerpfer) in Neef, Rainer and Stanculescu, Manuela (eds.) The Social Impact of Informal Economies in Eastern Europe. Ashgate Gower: Basingstoke, (2002)