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2016 | 12 | 2 | 146-166
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Lawyering in Transition. Post-Socialist Transformations in Autobiographical Narratives of Polish and Russian Lawyers

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Działalność prawnicza w okresie przemian: transformacje postsocjalistyczne w narracjach autobiograficznych polskich i rosyjskich prawników
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This paper presents preliminary findings on memories from the period of post-socialist transformation and on related narrative constructs of agency in autobiographical interviews with practicing lawyers from Poland and Russia. The study is based on 25 interviews with individuals born in the late-1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Six different types of narrative accounts about the period of post-socialist transformations are identified and described: (i) trailblazer narratives; (ii) follower narratives; (iii) narratives of volatility; (iv) narratives of continuity; (v) latecomer narratives and (vi) narratives of social decay.
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Niniejszy tekst przedstawia pierwsze wyniki badań na temat doświadczeń z okresu transformacji postsocjalistycznej i narratywnego konstruowania podmiotowości w wywiadach autobiograficznych z poskimi i rosyjskimi prawnikami. Praca oparta jest na 25 wywiadach z osobami urodzonymi w późnych latach 30., 40. i 50. Opisuje ona sześć różnych typów narracji: (i) narracje przecierających szlaki (trailblazer narratives); (ii) narracje podążających nowymi drogami (follower narratives); (iii) narracje rozchwiane (narratives of volatility); (iv) narracje ciągłości (narratives of continuity); (v) narracje spóźnionych (latecomer narratives); (vi) narracje rozkładu społecznego (narratives of social decay).
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12
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2
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146-166
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  • Leipzig University, Germany
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