Friday, 31 March 2023 to Sunday, 2 April 2023

New perspective on elite change and elite (re)production after 1989 in Poland. Insights from a study of members of governments.

Fri31  Mar12:45pm(15 mins)
Turnbull Room


Andrzej Turkowski1; Valentin Behr2
1 University of Warsaw, Poland;  2 CNRS, France


The paper presents results of empirical investigation into sociological background of the important part of the Polish elite – members of the post-1989 governments. The research is based on theoretical inspirations of Pierre Bourdieu’s field analysis and carried out with the use of both, quantitative and qualitative methods. It will answer questions regarding resources, career trajectories and cleavages within this part of Polish elite.