Head of Discipline, Professor of Sociology
"MA (Warsaw), PhD (ANU)"
|Contact Campus||Sandy Bay Campus|
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|Fax||+61 3 6226 2279|
UTAS Web Access Research Portal (WARP) - lists Jan's funded projects, graduate research supervision and publication information.
Jan is Professor of Sociology at the University of Tasmania, and Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. Jan migrated to Australia in 1975.
His publications include Elite Recruitment in Australia (ANU Press, 1980), Social Movements (Longman Cheshire, 1991), Postmodernization (Sage, 1992; with S. Crook and M. Waters), The Death of Class (Sage, 1996; with M. Waters), Postcommunist Elites and Democracy in Eastern Europe (Macmillan, edited in 1998 with J. Higley and W. Wesolowski), Globalizing Inequalities (Allen and Unwin, 2004) and Toward Leader Democracy (Anthem, 2012; with Andras Korosenyi).
Jan's current research interests focus on elites, democratisation, post-communism, social movements, and social inequality.
Authorised by the Interim Head of School, Social Sciences
15 October, 2012