The book is a new, original re-elaboration of the problems discussed in the course of the international symposium in Prague, May 2001. It represents a critical reflection of the present state of postsocialist transformation in Central Europe facing the new challenges of modernization. Besides broader texts prepared by Czech, German, Hungarian and Polish national teams, it involves a series of discussion and expertsŽ contributions by sociologists from 11, prevailingly European countries. The texts are based on the combination of empirical analses with theoretical interpretations and generalizations.
Adamski, Władysław Wacław, Pavel Machonin, Wolfgang Zapf. 2001. Transformace a modernizační výzvy. Česko - Německo - Maďarsko - Polsko - Slovensko. Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR. 239 s. ISBN 80-85950-98-7.