Social Capital and Social Cohesion in Post-Soviet Russia

Social Capital and Social Cohesion in Post-Soviet Russia

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This work shows that the collapse of socialist employment and social service systems - and of the USSR itself - has had profoundly damaging effects, manifested in dislocation and homelessness, ethnic strife, family breakdown, declining life expectancy, and soaring rates of violence and crime.
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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 147.8 x 233.2 x 22.6mm | 467.21g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • tables, figures, index
  • 0765612240
  • 9780765612243

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This survey of the changes in education and socialization in the former USSR examines the institutions that are shaping the first post-Soviet generation. Chapters provide reports on such questions as diversification and the development of independent schools, curriculum reform and democratization.
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