Religion and Politics in Post-Socialist Central and Southeastern Europe. Challenges since 1989, edited by Sabrina P. Ramet, has been published with Palgrave Macmillan. The volume is presented this way on the website of the press:

“Since the crash of communism in Central and Southeastern Europe in 1989, almost everything in the region has changed – from politics to economics to popular culture to religion. There have been new challenges to confront and new dilemmas. This volume examines the political engagement of religious associations in the post-socialist countries of Central and Southeastern Europe, with a focus on disputes about property restitution, revelations about the collaboration of clergy with the communist-era secret police, intolerance, and controversies about the inclusion of religious instruction in the schools. Each of the countries in the region is analyzed with research grounded in on-site interviews, as well as extensive use of literature in local and Western languages.”


It includes the following:

1. Religious organizations in post-communist Central and Southeastern Europe – An Introduction; Sabrina P. Ramet 
2. The Catholic Church in Post-Communist Poland: Polarization, privatization, and decline in influence; Sabrina P. Ramet 
3. The Catholic Church in the post-1989 Czech Republic and Slovakia; Milan Reban
4. The Kádár Regime and the Roman Catholic Hierarchy; Krisztián Ungváry
5. The Catholic Church and politics in Slovenia; Egon Pelikan
6. Church and state in Croatia: Legal framework, religious instruction, and social expectations; Siniša Zrinšcak, Dinka Marinovic Jerolimov, Ankica Marinovic, & Branko Ancic 
7. The Cross, the Crescent and the Bosnian War: The Legacy of Religious Involvement; Janine Natalya Clark
8. Religion and Democracy in Serbia since 1989: The Case of the Serbian Orthodox Church; Radmila Radic & Milan Vukomanovic 
9. Islam and Politics in the Serbian Sandžak: Institutionalisation and feuds; Aleksander Zdravkovski 
10. The Orthodox Churches of Macedonia and Montenegro; Aleksander Zdravkovski & Kenneth Morrison
11. The Orthodox Churches and Democratization in Romania and Bulgaria; Lavinia Stan & Lucian Turcescu 
12. Religion and Politics among Albanians of Southeastern Europe; Isa Blumi 
Afterword by Robert F. Goeckel