The Romanian Journal for Political Sciences (PolSci) is pleased to announce the publication of its spring 2003 issue “Reinventing Social Sciences”. Edited by Alina Mungiu Pippidi, this issue hosts a debate on the state of social sciences in Central and East European countries.
Both foreign and Romanian authors, having diverse backgrounds and levels of expertise, expressed their views on the state of the art in their disciplines, resulting in a coherent, detailed and valuable analysis.
A word from the editor – by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi
Reinventing Social Sciences
* Political Sciences in the EU candidate countries – Hans Dieter Klingemann (RO, abstract)
* Romanian history – writing and the third envelope – Wim Van Meurs (abstract)
* Facing the past – A historian’s tale – Neagu Djuvara (abstract)
* The Romanian Historiography in the 1990’s – Bogdan Murgescu (abstract)
* The Romanian Sociology in the transition period – Maria Larionescu (RO, abstract)
* Revisiting fatalistic political cultures – Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (full text)
* The changing status of protest participation – Cristina Nicolescu (abstract)
* The political economy of corruption in transition and the pressures of globalization – Adrian Savin (abstract)
* The cargo cult of democracy in Romania – Sorin Ionita (abstract)
* IRIR: About Holocaust and Communism (Emanuel Rauta) – full text
* Lucian Boia: Romania. Borderland of Europe (Silviu Hariton)
* Alina Mungiu Pippidi, Gerard Althabe: Nucsoara and Scornicesti. (Sorin Ionita)