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Mental Structures in Transition Culture
Based on the concept of transition culture, the article discusses patterns of generational continuity and disruption in post-Soviet Estonia. We suggest a tool for meso-level analysis: factorExpand
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(Re)Construction of Collective Identities after the Dissolution of the Soviet Union: The Case of Estonia*
The paper will focus on the structures of collective identities of the Russian-speaking population of Estonia. Particular cultural and political orientations held by individuals and frequencies ofExpand
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Crystallizing and Emancipating Identities in Post-Communist Estonia
This article concerns collective identities in the context of EU enlargement and the post-Soviet transition of Estonian society, particularly of the two main ethno-linguistic groups: ethnic EstoniansExpand
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Citizens' Response Patterns to Warning Messages
This paper elaborates the concept of citizens' crisis‐coping strategies, using data from a qualitative study of people who have experienced a real crisis plus discussions of simulated warningExpand
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Cultural Differentiation of the Russian Minority
Triin Vihalemm; Veronika KalmusOnline Publication Date: 01 March 2009To cite this Article Vihalemm, Triin and Kalmus, Veronika(2009)'Cultural Differentiation of the Russian Minority',Journal ofExpand
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Distinct mental structures in transitional culture: An empirical analysis of values and identities in Estonia and Sweden
Abstract This article examines the structures of value consciousness and self-identification in two EU countries: Estonia, a representative transitional society, and Sweden, a representative stableExpand
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Estonian language competence, performance, and beliefs on acquisition among the Russian-speaking inhabitants of Estonia, 1989-1997
The article analyzes the dynamics of beliefs and behavior strategies related to the local language among the Russian-speaking inhabitants of Estonia who settledhere during the Soviel er a. For theExpand
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Coping with Consumer Culture: Elderly UrbanConsumers In Post-Soviet Estonia.
The article discusses representations of consumer culture in today’s Estonia by elderly urban consumers. The study, which draws on 30 original interviews with urban consumers over 45 years of age,Expand
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