This book presents assumptions about the evolution of a political culture in Vienna and Warsaw and the factors that cause specific patterns of evolution. It explores the secular changes in social structure that are related to changes in cultural normalcy.

part One|15 pages


chapter 1|9 pages

Theoretical Considerations

chapter 2|4 pages

Goals, Methods, and Assumptions

part Two|61 pages

Austrian and Viennese Political Culture

chapter 3|8 pages

Stereotypes of Austria and Vienna

chapter 5|22 pages

Viennese Politics and the Political System

chapter 8|7 pages

Viennese Attitudes

chapter 9|6 pages

The Pull of Federal Macropolitics

part Three|60 pages

Political Culture in Poland

chapter 10|17 pages

Basic Features of Poland's Political Culture

chapter 11|6 pages

The Round Table: A Breakthrough

chapter 13|5 pages

Warsaw: A New City

chapter 14|9 pages

Polish and Varsovian Culture

part Four|42 pages

Political Culture in Vienna and Warsaw

chapter 17|10 pages

The Patronage System

chapter 18|5 pages

The Political Culture of the Future Elites

chapter 19|7 pages

Future Perspectives

chapter 20|6 pages