Rafał Smoczyński

Articles by Rafał Smoczyński

The Noble “Extended Family” in Today’s Poland

The consistent presence of post-feudal imagery in Polish political and cultural discourse intrigued us as sociologists. Although we intuitively understood the implied role of this post-feudal symbolism within various models of Polish citizenship, we were not sure what they actually signified, or how they differed from one another. Therefore, we decided to devise a sociological research project to investigate the question of the role and users of noble legacies in contemporary Poland.

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