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 ...
  • 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 (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: ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • Eriksonas, Linas (editor); Mckay, George (editor); Williams, Christopher (editor) (2010)
    The aim of the Society and Lifestyles: Towards Enhancing Social Harmonisation through Knowledge of Subcultural Communities SAL project was to increase knowledge on the values and beliefs of (and attitudes towards) various ...
  • Pilkington, Hilary; Omel'chenko, Elena; Sharifullina, Elvira (2010)
    Literature to date on the neo-Pagan movement in Russia has focused on understanding the movement as a form of “escape” and evaluating the relative “harm” posed to individuals and society by such organisations. This research ...
  • Cojocaru, Natalia; Sintov, Ruslan (2010)
    This chapter examines the history and present-day status of two religious and cultural groups in the Republic of Moldova: the Baptist community and the Metropolitan Church of Bessarabia. The lifestyle of the two communities ...

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