International Journal of Social Economics: Volume 42 Issue 9


Table of contents - Special Issue: (Un)accomplished transformations. Freedom, democracy and social economics in Poland

Guest Editors: Dr Janusz Grygieńć

On three modernisation narratives in Poland after 1989

Wlodzimierz Anioł

The purpose of this paper is to look at the process of socio-economic modernization experienced by Poland in the period following the fall of communism in 1989 through the lens of…

Beyond neoliberal economics: the postulates of social justice in polish social economics

Ewa Bińczyk

The paper surveys selected standpoints in the Polish humanities that are visibly critical toward neoliberal assumptions and claims of economics. The resources used in the text…


Which capitalism for Poland?

Andrzej Szahaj

– The purpose of this paper is to highlight the direction of economic changes affecting the Polish economy after the political transformation of the early 1990s.

Post-transitional social economy: the case of Poland

Janusz Grygieńć

The purpose of this paper is to study the main determinants of the development of social economy in Poland; introduction to Polish socio-economic system, and identifying the…


The role of social enterprises in shaping social bonds

Marek Rymsza

– The purpose of this paper is to analyse the role of social enterprises in building social capital and strengthening social bonds.


Uses of art in the urban space

Adam J. Chmielewski

– The purpose of this paper is to argue that for many urban dwellers in developed societies proximity of the arts in the urban space is not tantamount to their availability.

Polish education in transition: parallel models

Adam F. Kola, Anna Maria Kola

Poland’s political and economic transformation after 1989 brought the logic of the neoliberal market into the educational system. These changes, however, were far from the real…

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