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The Euromaidan’s Effect on Civil Society: Why and How Ukrainian Social Capital Increased after the Revolution of Dignity

By Sophie Falsini

2018 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press
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Sophie Falsini presents a fascinating analysis of the current state and future prospects of Ukrainian civil society in light of the 2013–2014 events. Since then, the country has been shaken by both sociopolitical disorders and a deep humanitari ...
 
 
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Building Ukraine from Within: A Sociological, Institutional, and Economic Analysis of a Nation-State in the Making

By Anton Oleinik

2018 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press
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Ukraine drew significant media attention after the 2013–2014 Revolution of Dignity and the subsequent undeclared war waged by Russia. However, the nature of these events and their impact on the social, economic, and political development of thi ...
 
 
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A Difficult Neighbourhood: Essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II

By John Besemeres

2016 | Australian National University Press
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Through a series of essays on key events in recent years in Russia, the western ex-republics of the USSR and the countries of the one-time Warsaw Pact, John Besemeres seeks to illuminate the domestic politics of the most important states, as we ...
 
 
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Assisting Reform in Post-Communist Ukraine 2000–2012: The Illusions of Donors and the Disillusion of Beneficiaries

By Duncan Leitch

2016 | ibidem-Verlag; distributed by Columbia University Press
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Foreword by Kataryna Wolczuk.

Duncan Leitch exposes the unexpected consequences of international aid for post-communist transitions. Examining the efforts to reform relations between Kiev and the regions of U ...

 
 
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Triangular Diplomacy among the United States, the European Union, and the Russian Federation: Responses to the Crisis in Ukraine

Edited By Vicki L. Birchfield, Alasdair R. Young

2018 | Palgrave Macmillan
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This book examines the crisis in Ukraine through the lens of “triangular diplomacy,” which focuses on the multiple interactions among the European Union, the United States and Russia. It is explicitly comparative, considering how the US and EU ...
 
 
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Against Violence

Edited By Larysa Denysenko

2016 | BAITE
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Compiled by Larysa Denysenko, edited by Anna Protsuk.

The collection of short stories Against Violence was put together and published as part of the Hromadske Radio project “Countering Domestic Violence,” implemented with the support of the ...

 
 
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Ukraine and Russian Neo-Imperialism: The Divergent Break

By Ostap Kushnir

2018 | Rowman & Littlefield
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 This book first proves that the rationale behind Russia’s aggressive actions in its neighborhood resides in its goal of achieving certain ...
 
 
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Perogies and Politics: Canada's Ukrainian Left, 1891-1991

By Rhonda L. Hinther

2018 | University of Toronto Press
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In Perogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.

For twentieth-century leftist Ukrainians ...

 
 
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The Political Economy of Independent Ukraine: Slow Starts, False Starts, and a Last Chance?

By Oleh Havrylyshyn

2017 | Palgrave Macmillan
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Marking the 25th anniversary of Ukraine as a sovereign nation, this book traces its economic transformation since 1991. Post-communist transition has been a highlight of recent history, and Ukraine stands out as one of its most interesting and puzzli ...
 
 
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American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream

By Julia L. Mickenberg

2017 | The University of Chicago Press
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If you were an independent, adventurous, liberated American woman in the 1920s or 1930s where might you have sought escape from the constraints and compromises of bourgeois living? Paris and the Left Bank quickly come to mind. But would you hav ...
 
 
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The Great West Ukrainian Prison Massacre of 1941: A Sourcebook

Edited By Ksenya Kiebuzinski, Alexander Motyl

2017 | Amsterdam University Press; distributed by The University of Chicago Press
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(This book contains texts in Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and German as well.)

After Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941, the Soviet secret police, the NKVD, executed a staggering number of political prisoners in Western Ukraine—somewher ...

 
 
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Z cienia polskości: Ukraińska proza galicyjska przełomu XIX i XX wieku

By Katarzyna Glinianowicz

2015 | Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
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Książka jest próbą postkolonialnego ujęcia reprezentacji polskości obecnych w ukraińskiej prozie z Galicji końca XIX i początku XX wieku. W polu badawczym znalazła się – jako kontekst i uzupełnienie – również proza z Bukowiny. W interesującym b ...
 
 
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Po Czarnobylu: Miejsce katastrofy w dyskursie współczesnej humanistyki

Edited By Iwona Boruszkowska, Katarzyna Glinianowicz, Aleksandra Grzemska, Paweł Krupa

2017 | Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
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Katastrofa w swoim greckim źródłosłowie zawierała splot trzech znaczeń: biologicznego – jako śmierć, upadek bądź kres ciała; politycznego – jako podbój, ujarzmienie, zagłada armii, ludów czy polis; wreszcie, tekstualnego (teatralnego) – jako ro ...
 
 
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Limits of a Post-Soviet State: How Informality Replaces, Renegotiates, and Reshapes Governance in Contemporary Ukraine

By Abel Polese

2016 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press; distributed by Columbia University Press
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Though informed by case studies conducted in Ukraine, this book transcends its country-specific scope. It explains why informality in governance is not necessarily transitory or temporary but a constant in most political systems. The book discu ...
 
 
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The White Chalk of Days: The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series Anthology

Edited By Mark Andryczyk

2017 | Academic Studies Press
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The publication of The White Chalk of Days: The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series Anthology commemorates the tenth year of the Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series. Co-sponsored by the Ukrainian Studies Program ...
 
 
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Joining a Prestigious Club: Cooperation with Europarties and Its Impact on Party Development in Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine 2004–2015

By Maria Shagina

2017 | ibidem-Verlag / ibidem Press; distributed by Columbia University Press
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Brussels's idea of a "wider Europe" implies that Europeanization is not limited to EU member states. The EU can, so it claims, also exert influence beyond its borders. One of the channels of external EU influence is cooperation between Europart ...
 
 
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A Field of Foundlings: Selected Poems

By Iryna Starovoyt

2017 | Lost Horse Press; distributed by University of Washington Press
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Translated from Ukrainian by Grace Mahoney.

Presented in a dual-language format, A Field of Foundlings is the first in Lost Horse Press's series of Ukrainian poetry in translation. Starovoyt's ...

 
 
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Ukraine in Conflict: An Analytical Chronicle

By David R. Marples

2017 | E-International Relations Publishing
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Through a series of articles written between 2013 and 2017, this book examines Ukraine during its period of conflict – from the protests and uprising of Euromaidan, to the Russian annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of war in Ukraine’s two ...

 
 
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Ukraine and the Empire of Capital: From Marketisation to Armed Conflict

By Yuliya Yurchenko

2018 | Pluto Press
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Since 1991, nominally independent Ukraine has been in turmoil, with the Orange Revolution and the Maidan protests marking its most critical moments. Now, its borders are threatened and the civil unrest and armed conflict continue to destabilise ...
 
 
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Іван Кавалерідзе: Мемуари; Драматургія; Публіцистика

Edited By Національний Центр Олександра Довженка

2017 | Національний Центр Олександра Довженка
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«Іван Кавалерідзе. Мемуари. Драматургія. Публіцистика» - перший у своєму роді критичний коментар до життя й творчості українського кінорежисера та скульптора. До видання увійшли нецензуровані мемуари митця, сучасна рефлексія його ...

 
 
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Seven Signs of the Lion

By Michael M. Naydan

2016 | Glagoslav Publications
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The novel Seven Signs of the Lion is a magical journey to the city of Lviv in Western Ukraine. Part magical realism, part travelogue, part adventure novel, and part love story, it is a fragmented, hybrid work about a mysterious and mythic ...

 
 
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Українки в ГУЛАГу: Вижити значить перемогти

By Оксана Кісь

2017 | Інститут народознавства НАН України
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Книга є першим історико-антропологічним дослідженням повсякденного життя українок-політв’язнів ГУЛАГу. Авторка застосовує феміністський підхід до вивчення жіночого минулого, аналізує особисті спогади колишніх невільниць та офіційні документи, д ...
 
 
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Українські жінки у горнилі модернізації

Edited By Оксана Кісь

2017 | Книжковий Клуб «Клуб Сімейного Дозвілля»
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Процеси модернізації стрімко увірвалися у розмірене життя українських жінок кінця ХІХ століття, радикально змінюючи їхні соціальні ролі, повсякденне буття, систему цінностей, світогляд, сфери діяльності.

Де були і що р ...
 
 
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Pavlo Tychyna: The Complete Early Poetry Collections

By Pavlo Tychyna

2017 | Glagoslav Publications
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Translated and with an introduction by Michael M. Naydan, guest introduction by Viktor Neborak.

Pavlo Tychyna (1891-1967) is arguably the greatest Ukrainian poet of the twentieth century and has been described as a “tillerman’s Orpheus” by U ...

 
 
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The Crime of Chernobyl: The Nuclear Gulag

By Wladimir Tchertkoff

2016 | Glagoslav Publications
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Translated by Susie Greaves, edited by Greaves and David Greaves.

Hundreds of books, long and short, have been written about the Chernobyl tragedy. Few people are left indifferent once they understand a little about the biggest ...

 
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