Grupės ir aplinkos / Groups and Environments 2010, nr. 2

  • Praisler, Michaela; Şorcaru, Daniela; Merilă, Isabela (2010)
    The presented report includes an overview of the political and social situation of post-Communist Romania from the viewpoint of establishing the emergence and development of hip-hop as a ‘taste’ subculture. As there were ...
  • Hlúšek, Radoslav (2010)
    The Euro-Indian movement in Slovakia has developed since the 1920s. It is based on the culture of North American native peoples, especially of the cultural area called Great Plains. All matters concern lifestyle, worldview ...
  • Salagaev, Alexander L.; Makarov, Alexander S.; Safin, Rustem R. (2010)
    The article presents the main findings of research on violent youth groups conducted in the Tatarstan Republic of Russia as part of the international EU FP6 project, Society and Lifestyles (2006-2008). It is argued that ...
  • Buivydas, Andrius; Ramanauskaitė, Egidija; Vaišnys, J. Rimas (2010)
    Computer tools for qualitative data analysis were developed by Vytautas Magnus University researchers for their case studies. The methods were also used for comparative analysis and tested when working together with ...
  • Allaste, Airi-Alina; Kobin, Maarja (2010)
    Hip-hop culture, which started in poor, segregated black communities in the 1970s, has become an international phenomenon. In 1991 Estonia had just restored its independence, becoming free from Soviet power. Alternative ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary (2010)
    The University of Warwick collaborated with Region Ul’ianovsk on the analysis and dissemination of results from seven case studies during Year 3 (January-December 2008). These studies, presented in this publication, are: ...
  • Priečko, Martin (2010)
    The aim of the SAL project, focused on eco-communities in Slovakia, was to explicate the patterns of development and the perspectives of such communities for transforming society under particular socio-economic conditions. ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary; Omel'chenko, Elena; Kosterina, Irina (2010)
    This research considers the key actors and principles constituting the DIY scene in St. Petersburg. It traces the importance of independent music production, anti-commercialisation, anticonsumerism and creative self-realisation ...
  • Wiench, Piotr (2010)
    Over recent years, a new phenomenon called polytheistic Reconstructionism emerged among the neo-Pagan milieu. Groups belonging to this stream of neo-Paganism claim that they inherit a long tradition reaching back to the ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary; Omel'chenko, Elena; Andreeva, Yulia (2010)
    The research enables a description of the (sub)cultural Anti-fa scene, an analysis of how participants enter and progress within the movement and the illumination of important aspects of interpersonal and group interactions. ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary; Kosterina, Irina; Omel'chenko, Elena (2010)
    In Russian academic literature, drug use is generally approached as a “social problem” that can be “resolved” through the curbing of the supply of drugs and the punishment of drug users and traders. This approach is rooted ...
  • Ozoliņš, Gatis (2010)
    The movement of “Dievturība” was formed in the late 1920s as an alternative combination of Christianity and “new nationalism” and it is proclaimed as an invention of tradition in contemporary society. The participants of ...
  • Vaišnys, J. Rimas; Buivydas, Andrius; Ramanauskaitė, Egidija (2010)
    Vytautas Magnus University researchers report on their progress in melding empirical research with formal theoretical development. Two aspects of the experience warrant immediate comment. First such a melding leads to ...
  • Allaste, Airi-Alina; Võõbus, Vaike; Vihma, Peeter; Kobin, Maarja; Kosterina, Irina (2010)
    The aim of the research has been to pay attention to two aspects concerning recreational cannabis use in Estonia – firstly, how young recreational drug users diminish and deal with the risks of cannabis use and, secondly, ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary; Omel'chenko, Elena; Popov, Anton (2010)
    This case study considered the role of xenophobia within Cossack movements in the Krasnodar region of Southern Russia. In contrast to existing literature which primarily considers the institutional dimension of Cossack ...
  • Kavolis, Tadas (2010)
    The object of my study is the analysis of Lithuanian skinheads’ identity, this group’s formation and its most characteristic features. Over the research period, 39 different respondents were questioned (investigated) using ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary; Sharifullina, Elvira; Omel'chenko, Elena (2010)
    Drug use within the youth cultural environment is widespread and unremarkable; this means that drug users can rarely be considered to constitute distinct “subcultures”. In the context of processes of de-industrialisation ...
  • Letavajova, Silvia (2010)
    The centre of attention in my research regards one of the minorities, the Muslim group. The main aim for this work was to provide explanations on the causes and consequences of the ethno-cultural processes that arise from ...
  • Stasulane, Anita (2010)
    Daugavpils University researchers contributed to the comparative analysis of the subcultural groups in Eastern and Central Europe by first considering the social adaptation of the theosophical groups, which is a quality ...

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