Szonja Ivester

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Lecturer
Research Interests: 
social inequality, class analysis, gender, political elites, globalization, socialist societies
Office: 
479 Barrows
Profile: 

Education:

1989 Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Wisconsin - Madison

1984 MS (Sociology), University of Wisconsin - Madison

1981 BA (History & Sociology), Flinders University of South Australia

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Selected Articles & Book Chapters:

  • 2001. "The 'Woman Problem' in Stratification Theory and Research."  Pages 681-688 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, 2nd Edition, edited by David B. Grusky.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  • 2001. "Socialism and Communism." In The Encyclopedia of Sociology, revised edition, edited by Edgar F. Borgatta and Rhonda J. V. Montgomery.  New York, NY: Macmillan.
  • 1996. "The Declining Significance of Class: Does Gender Complicate the Story?" (co-authored with Jackie Olvera) Theory and Society 25 (October): 725-730.
  • 1996.  "Interests and Symbols in Post-Communist Political Culture: The Case of Hungary" (co-authored with Ivan Szelenyi and Winifred R. Poster).  American Sociological Review  61 (June): 466-477.
  • 1995. "Circulation or Reproduction of Elites During Post-Communist Transformation of Eastern Europe" (co-authored with Ivan Szelenyi).  Theory and Society 24 (October): 615-638.
  • 1994. "Women and the Class Structure."  Pages 577-582 in Social Stratification: Class, Race, and Gender in Sociological Perspective, edited by David B. Grusky.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  • 1993. "Inequalities in Educational Opportunity in Hungary" (co-authored with Karen E. Aschaffenburg).  Pages 273-302 in Persistent Inequality: Changing Educational Stratification in Thirteen Countries, edited by Yossi Shavit and Hans-Peter Blossfeld.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  • 1992.  "Economic Subsystems and the Occupational Structure: A Comparison of Hungary and the United States."  Sociological Forum 7 (December): 563-586.
  • 1992. "Socialism."  Pages 1856-1863 in Encyclopedia of Sociology, edited by Edgar F. Borgatta and Marie L. Borgatta.  New York, NY: McMillan Press.
  • 1991. "The Vacuum in Hungarian Politics: Classes and Parties." (co-authored with Ivan Szelenyi)  New Left Review 187 (May/June): 121-137.
  • 1987.  Social Inequality and Party Membership: Patterns of Recruitment into the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party." American Sociological Review 52 (October): 559-573.
  • 1981. "The Gentrification of the City of Adelaide." (co-authored with Richard W. J. Randell) Flinders Journal of History and Politics 7: 1-19.