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Curry, Jane Leftwich 1948-

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Works: 23 works in 152 publications in 2 languages and 3,849 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography  Sources  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Adapter
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Most widely held works by Jane Leftwich Curry
Central and East European politics : from communism to democracy by Sharon L Wolchik( Book )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in a fully updated edition, this essential text explores the other half of Europe, the new and future members of the EU along with the problems and potential they bring to the region and to the world stage. Clear and comprehensive, it offers an authoritative and up-to-date analysis of the transformations and realities in Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltics, and Ukraine. The book presents a set of comparative country case studies as well as thematic chapters on key issues, including European Union and NATO expansion, the economic transition and its social ramifications, the role of women, persistent problems of ethnicity and nationalism, and political reform. New to this edition is a chapter on Albania. For students and specialists alike, this book will be an invaluable resource on the newly democratizing states of Europe. --Book Jacket
Press control around the world by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

13 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black book of Polish censorship( Book )

15 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the verbatim text of the notorious "Blackbook" of notes and recommendations, used by government censors in the Office for the Control of the Press, Publications, and Entertainment
Poland's journalists : professionalism and politics by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissent in Eastern Europe by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1983 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poland's permanent revolution : people vs. elites, 1956 to the present( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The left transformed in post-communist societies : the cases of East-Central Europe, Russia, and Ukraine( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most unexpected outcomes of the Soviet bloc's transition out of communism has been the divergent but important paths followed by once ruling communist parties. This work explores the divergent trajectories of ex-ruling communist parties in key countries of the former Soviet Empire
Polish dissident publications : an annotated bibliography by Joanna M Preibisz( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The media and intra-elite communication in Poland : organization and control of the media by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The media and intra-elite communication in Poland : summary report by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summarizes the major features of the Polish media system, describes the specific roles and editorial processes of major types of media, and analyzes the relationship between divergences of view that appear in the media and intra-elite discussion, debate, and controversy. Conclusions are presented for Western analysts, whose understanding of Polish affairs is based at least partly on a reading of the open Polish media. The report emphasizes the process by which politically significant material appears in the media of a Communist country, in contrast to earlier studies, which are generally based on content analysis. The principal data source is information obtained from extensive interviews with emigres formerly involved in the media process, as writers, journalists, editors, censors, and government and Party officials. Detailed analyses and documentation of the research are presented in companion Notes N-1514/1, N-1514/2, N-1514/3, N-1514/4, N-1514/5
The Polish crisis of 1980 and the politics of survival by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collapse of the Gierek leadership in Poland after two months of workers' strikes reflected the political, social, and economic bankruptcy of the Communist Party and the state in Poland. Other Soviet Bloc countries share the same problems, but they are more acute in Poland. The current population remembers few of the sacrifices of World War II or hardships of postwar reconstruction. The dissident movement in Poland is more open and active than its counterparts elsewhere in the Bloc. The Catholic Church is stronger and more politicized. Finally, Poland has moved more fully into the European community. These changes in society, the Party, and the international climate leave few options for real change and for the resolution of the problems endemic to the society. The background for current events in Poland is traced, the present situation analyzed, and questions posed regarding Poland's future
Media control in Eastern Europe : holding the tide on opposition by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the communist leadership of Eastern Europe, control of the media's messages is a critical part of rule. For the populations over which they rule, access to that media and to true and comprehensive information is equally central. For the Soviet Union, tolerance of regimes in Eastern Europe requires that they maintain a media which does not openly challenge either the primacy of the Soviet Union or the leading role of the Party. As a result, conflicts in these societies always center around access to the mass media. When control by the communist leadership has diminished or been lost, the media transforms itself. And, when the media no longer reflect the leadership of the communist elite, liberalization has been brought to an end as a result of this and other moves away from Soviet control that the media reports. (Author)
The media and intra-elite communication in Poland : the system of censorship by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The media and intra-elite communication in Poland : case studies of controversy by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The media and intra-elite communication in Poland : the role of "special bulletins" by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rand Corporation is conducting a multiyear comparative study of the role of the media in intra-elite communication in Communist countries. Western analysts of the political process in "closed" Communist systems necessarily rely heavily on the published and broadcast output of the mass and specialized media. These media are in part propaganda organs, but they also have other functions. A generation of Sovietologists has had to base much of its analysis of policies and politics on interpretations of media nuances. Yet their assumptions about the relationship between the media and the political actors whose behavior or attitudes are inferred from them have received little attention. The Rand study was initiated to fill this need. Its emphasis is not on techniques of content analysis, but rather on the process by which politically significant material appears in Communist-country media. The principal data base of the study is information obtained from interviews with 44 emigres formerly involved in the media process as writers, journalists, editors, censors, and government and Party officials. The results of this study are published in a Summary Report, which provides an overview and conclusions, and in a series of Rand Notes, which contain more detailed analyses and documentation of the research. Parallel to the mass circulation media in Poland is an elaborate system of limited-circulation bulletins. These include straight translations of international wire service reports, transcripts of Western radio broadcasts into Poland, and reprints of articles censored from the mass media. These bulletins serve as an important information source for the policymaking elite and have an important effect on mass media analyses of national and international events and on politics generally. This Note focuses on specific Special Bulletins: Polish Press Agency Internal Bulletins, Polish Radio Monitoring Bulletin, and the Censorship Office Bulletin of Censored Articles
Specialists and professionals in the policy process in Czechoslovakia and Poland : final report to National Council for Soviet and East European Research by Sharon L Wolchik( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professionalization of Polish journalists and their role in the policy process by Jane Leftwich Curry( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The puzzle of Poland by Jane Leftwich Curry( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalistic professionalism and its changes in Central and Eastern Europe by Jane Leftwich Curry( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jane Leftwich Curry collection by Jane Leftwich Curry( )

in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews, clippings and other printed matter, conference materials, and miscellany, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Poland, the media in Eastern Europe, and political conditions in Poland, Ukraine and Georgia. Sound use copies of sound recordings available
 
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Poland's journalists : professionalism and politics
Alternative Names
Curry, Jane

Curry, Jane 1948-

Curry, Jane L.

Curry, Jane L. 1948-

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English (146)

Polish (1)

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Poland's journalists : professionalism and politicsPoland's permanent revolution : people vs. elites, 1956 to the presentThe left transformed in post-communist societies : the cases of East-Central Europe, Russia, and UkrainePolish dissident publications : an annotated bibliography