TITLE

The social structure of the transitional society

AUTHOR(S)
Starikov, Evgenii N.
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Russian Social Science Review;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the social structure in the post-totalitarian Russia. State redistribution of goods through horizontal exchange; Characteristics of transition from estate-caste to a class society; Characteristics of major social networks like the apparatus, compradores, gangocracy, directorate, intelligentsia.
ACCESSION #
9603265621

Tags: RUSSIA (Federation) -- Social conditions

 

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