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Dr. Arunas Juska

Arunas Juska
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Lithuania Academy of Sciences 1989, M.A., Syracuse University 1991, Ph.D., Michigan State University 1996
Office: Brewster A-410
Tel: 252.328.6386
E-mail: juskaa@ecu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Areas of Interest: Agro-food studies, East European Studies, Policing


Selected Publications and Papers:

Juska, Arunas and Gabriele Ciciurkaite. 2014. "Older-age care politics, policy and institutional reforms in Lithuania." Ageing and Society, doi:10.1017/So144686X13001037 (Forthcoming).

Woolfson, Charles and Arunas Juska. 2014. "Neoliberal austerity and corporate crime:  The collapse of the Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia: New Solutions. A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy (Forthcoming).

Juska, Arunas and Charles Woolfson. 2014. "The Lithuanian labour market under the impact of crisis: The creation of a new austeriat" in Jeffrey Sommers and Charles Woolfson (eds.) The Contradictions of Austerity. The Socio-Economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model" with a foreword by James Galbraith. London: Routledge, pp. 87-117 (Forthcoming at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415820035/)

Woolfson, Charles and Arunas Juska. 2014. "Postscript. A very Baltic tragedy: The collapse of the Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia" in Jeffrey Sommers and Charles Woolfson (eds.) The Contradictions of Austerity. The Socio-Economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model" with a foreword by James Galbraith. London: Routledge, pp. 149-171. (Forthcoming at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415820035/)

Juska, Arunas and Charles Woolfson. 2014. "Austerity era policing, protest and passivity in Lithuania" in Volker Eick and Kendra Briken (eds.) Urban (In)Security. Policing in Neoliberal Times. Ottawa: Red Quill Books, pp. 298-326.

Juska, Arunas and Charles Woolfson. 2012. "Exodus from Lithuania: State, social disenfranchisement and resistance in an era of austerity." In Kay Goodall, Margaret Malloch, Bill Munro (eds.) Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe? Processes of Criminalisation within Central and Eastern European Societies. London: Routledge, pp. 56-77.

Juska, Arunas and Charles Woolfson. 2012. "Policing political protest in Lithuania" Crime, Law and Social Change, 57(4), pp. 403-424.

Tanaka, Keiko and Arunas Juska. 2010. "Technoscience in Agriculture: Reflections on the Contributions of the MSU School of Sociology of Food and Agriculture." Journal of Rural Social Sciences 25(3), pp. 34-55.

Juska, Arunas and Arunas Poviliunas. 2010. "Conceptualizing the rise of rural community movement in Lithuania: A framework for analysis." Eastern European Countryside 16, pp.65-88.

Juska, Arunas.2010. "'Profits to the Danes, for us -- hog stench?" Campaign against Danish swine CAFOs in rural Lithuania." Journal of Rural Studies 26(3), pp. 250-259.

Juska, Arunas.2009. "Privatization of state security and policing in Lithuania." Policing and Society, 19(3), pp. 226-246.

Edwards, Bob, Maria Dillard and Arunas Juska.2009. "Gender and leadership in the Lithuanian rural community movement: issues, activities and impacts." Transitions, XLIX(1), pp. 107-131.

Juska, Arunas and Vladas Gaidys. 2008. "Lay discourses on Soviet power in Lithuania during Brezhnev period (1964-1982)." In Vladimir Shlapentokh, Eric Shiraev and Eero Carroll (eds.) The Soviet Union. Internal and External Perspectives on Soviet Society.New York: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, pp. 132-139.

Juska, Arunas, Arunas Poviliunas, Ruta Žiliukaite and Vilma Gegužiene. 2008."Rural intelligentsia and path dependency in post-socialist civic organizing: The case of Lithuania." Sociologia Ruralis 48(2), pp. 93-117.

Juska, Arunas. 2007. "Discourses on rurality in post-socialist news media: The case of Lithuania's leading daily 'Lietuvos Rytas' (1991-2004)," Journal of Rural Studies, 23(2), pp. 238-253.

Juska, Arunas, and Vygandas Paulikas. 2006. "Rural marginalization, policing and crime in Lithuania," Police Practice and Research 7(5), pp. 431-447.

Juska, Arunas, Arunas Poviliunas and Richard Pozzuto. 2006. "Rural grass-roots organizing in Eastern Europe: The experience from Lithuania," Community Development Journal 41(2), pp. 174-188.

Yevdokimov, Sergey and Arunas Juska.2006."Republic of Belarus." In: Dilip, Das (ed.) World Police Encyclopedia. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 74-77.

Juska, Arunas, Arunas Poviliunas and Richard Pozzuto. 2005. "Resisting marginalization: The rise of the rural community movement in Lithuania," Sociologia Ruralis, vol. 45(1/2), pp. 3-21.

Juska, Arunas and Vladas Gaidys. 2005. "Lithuanian public opinion on September 11th attacks and their aftermath." In: Shlapentokh, Vladimir, Joshua Woods and Eric Shiraev (eds.) America: Sovereign Defender or Cowboy Nation? Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 163-173.

Gutauskas, Aurelijus, Arunas Juska, Peter Johnstone and Richard Pozzuto. 2004. "Changing typology of organized crime in a post-socialist Lithuania (the late 1980s - early 2000s)," Global Crime, 6(2), pp. 195-215.

Pozzuto, Richard, Arunas Juska, G. Brent Angell and Peter Johnstone. 2004."Social work opportunities in rural development: Lithuania 1991-2004," Rural Social Work, vol. 9, December, pp. 43-48.

Juska, Arunas and Peter Johnstone. 2004. "The Symbiosis of politics and crime in Lithuania." Journal of Baltic Studies, XXXV (4), pp. 346-359.

Juska, Arunas and Bob Edwards. 2004. "Refusing the Trojan pig: The Trans-Atlantic coalition against corporate pork production in Poland." In: Joe Brandy and Smith, Jackie (eds.) Coalitions Across Borders: Transnational Protest and the Neo-Liberal Order. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, pp. 187-207.

Juska, Arunas and Richard Pozzuto. 2004. "Work-based welfare as a ritual: Understanding marginalization in post-independence Lithuania." Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare,XXXI(2): 3-25.

Juska, Arunas, Peter Johnstone and Richard Pozzuto. 2004. "The changing character of criminality and policing in post-socialist Lithuania: From fighting organized crime to policing marginal populations?" Crime, Law and Social Change, vol. 42(1): 161-177.

Juska, Arunas, Lourdes Gouveia, Jackie Gabriel, and Kathleen P. Stanley.2003. "Manufacturing bacteriological contamination outbreaks in industrialized meat production systems: The Case of E. coli O157:H7." Agriculture and Human Values, 20 (1): 3-19.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Arunas Juska. 2002. "Taming nature, taming workers: Constructing the separation between meat consumption and meat production in the U.S." Sociologia Ruralis, 42(4), pp. 370-390.

Juska, Arunas, Lourdes Gouveia, Jackie Gabriel and Susan Koneck. 2000. "Negotiating bacteriological meat contamination standards: The case of E. coli O157:H7." Sociologia Ruralis, 40(2), pp. 249-271.

Juska, Arunas. 1999. "Ethno-political transformation in the states of the former USSR." Ethnic and Racial Studies, 22(3), pp. 524-553.

Tanaka, Keiko, Arunas Juska and Lawrence Busch. 1999. "Globalization of agricultural production and agricultural research:The case of rapeseed subsector."Sociologia Ruralis, 39(1), pp. 54-77.

Busch, Lawrence and Arunas Juska. 1997. "Beyond political economy:Actor networks and the globalization of agriculture."Review of International Political Economy, 4(4), pp.688-708.

Juska, Arunas, Lawrence Busch and Keiko Tanaka. 1997. "The blackleg epidemics in Canadian rapeseed as a "normal agricultural accident."Ecological Applications, 7(4), pp.1350-1356.

Juska, Arunas, Lawrence Busch and Feng Huang Wu. 1997. "Producing genetic diversity in crop plants: The case of Canadian rapeseed, 1954-1991."Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 9(4), 5-24.

Juska, Arunas and Lawrence Busch. 1994. "The production of knowledge and production of commodities: The case of rapeseed technoscience."Rural Sociology, 59(4), 581-597.

Current projects:

Rural restructuring and civic society in post-socialist countries.  Communal elderly care in rural areas.