The Stratification of Russian Society in a Comparative Context: From "Lofty" Theories to Sad Reality
Sociological Research. 2013. Vol. 52. No. 2.
, , Russian Politics 2016 Vol. 1 No. 2 P. 159-183
The article uses statistical data and all-Russian sociological surveys conducted in 2003–2013 to analyze changes in poverty in Russian society.1 It is shown that, on the one hand, the scope of poverty in Russia decreased before the ongoing economic crisis started in 2014; on the other hand, those who remained poor have become the base ...
Added: June 22, 2016
, , et al., Social Stratification by Life Chances: Evidence from Russia / . 2017. No. 80/SOC/2017.
The present paper operationalizes one of the oldest concepts in the sociological literature about social stratification. Relying on Weber’s theory, the authors consider life chances in terms of positive and negative privileges. This framework is fertile ground for constructing a series of indices measuring opportunities and risks in key areas of life such as economic ...
Added: January 5, 2018
Evidence of large systematic differences between countries in assigning ischaemic heart disease deaths to myocardial infarction: the contrasting examples of Russia and Norway
, , et al., International Journal of Epidemiology 2021 Vol. 50 No. 6 P. 2082-2090
There is considerable variation in mortality rates from myocardial infarction (MI) across high-income countries, some of which may be artefactual. Methods: Time trends in mortality rates from ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and MI were analysed for a set of high-income countries from the end of the 1970s. Using individuallevel mortality data from Russia (2005–2017) and ...
Added: September 13, 2021
Социологические исследования 2013 № 9 С. 32-41
Анализируются основные направления в исследованиях предпринимательства - междисциплинарном исследовательском поле, развивающемся в последние 20-25 лет. Дан обзор первых результатов, достигнутых отечественной наукой в 1990-2000-е гг., с акцентом на работы социологического характера. Названы причины отставания и возможные шаги по интенсификации исследований предпринимательства в России. Охарактеризованы наиболее актуальные из ожидающих внимания российских исследователей проблемы. ...
Added: November 18, 2013
, , et al., Scientometrics 2015 Vol. 102 No. 2 P. 1541-1553
Gender disparities persist in several areas of society and scientific research is no exception. This study describes the evolution of the place of women in Russian science from 1973 to 2012, in terms of published research output, research productivity, international and national collaboration, and scientific impact, taking into account the socioeconomic, political and historic context ...
Added: February 9, 2016
, , et al., Мировая экономика и международные отношения 2018 Т. 62 № 6 С. 93-107
The article identifies and describes three new waves of emigration from Russia after the collapse of the USSR on the basis of prevailing push factors and the socio-demographic structure of emigrant flows. The authors examine regional and socio-demographic features of modern emigration flows from Russia. It is noted that the socio-economic factors which determine these ...
Added: September 4, 2018
, , et al., Drug and Alcohol Review 2020 Vol. 39 No. 7 P. 790-796
Introduction and Aims In the 1990s, a strong inverse relationship between life expectancy (LE) in Russia and mortality from alcohol poisoning was observed. This association is remarkable as this cause accounts for less than 2% of deaths each year. It can be explained by treating the alcohol poisoning mortality as the best available measure in Russia ...
Added: February 18, 2020
, International Social Work 2014 Vol. 57 No. 5 P. 459-469
Based on the 2008 data from ESS, the article analyses the attitudes of Russians towards state social policy, and compares their opinions with those of populations in selected European countries. The research identifies the factors affecting social attitudes toward welfare policies. Results suggest that Russians believe that the majority of social support functions must be ...
Added: October 14, 2014
, , Journal of Social Policy Studies 2017 Vol. 15 No. 3 P. 367-382
The paper presents a detailed analysis of the Russian official statistics for orphans and children placed out of parental care. Employing a wide range of data sources, the authors show that in Russia, the primary risk of orphanhood remains high. Although it has declined over the last 15 years, in 2015, the share of children ...
Added: September 26, 2017
, , Genus. Journal of Population Sciences 2015 Vol. 71 No. 1 P. 23-59
We assess whether a relationship between employment characteristics and fertility exists in the low-fertility context of Russia. Using multiple data sources (Generations and Gender Survey and the Employment and Education Survey), we study both intentions and transitions to the first and second birth. Our analysis aims to shed light on multiple stages in the reproductive ...
Added: February 17, 2015
Ключевые проблемы модернизации России и Китая: направления сравнительных исследований. Вводное выступление за «круглым столом» - «Модернизация в России и Китае в сравнительной перспективе»
, Российская история 2012 № 3 С. 45-48
Данная публикация материалов российско-китайского Круглого стола посвящена актуальным проблемам модернизации в двух странах в истории и современности. Показаны возможности сопоставления «военного коммунизма» и «большого скачка», технологий построения индустриального общества и становления политических режимов. ...
Added: December 1, 2012
Social Sciences Academic Press, 2018
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, , Демографическое обозрение 2014 Т. 1 № 3 С. 33-64
The paper regards an association between conception and official marriage registration in Russian women’s life course. Authors use 2010 vital statistics database on births for a set of regions to analyze marriage registration rates at different months of pregnancy or before it. The study reveals differences in the marital behavior in a state of pregnancy ...
Added: February 19, 2015
, , Вопросы экономики 2021 № 5 С. 107-128
In order to study the structure of society, sociologists usually distinguish several homogeneous social groups, or classes. The most common division consists of three groups: upper, middle and lower classes. Such a partition is traditionally based on a subjective (exogenous) criteria adopted by a particular researcher. In this paper, the distribution of households in Russian ...
Added: May 14, 2021
, Вестник Московского университета. Серия 10: Журналистика 2010 № 1 С. 51-74
This paper represents a synthesis of few working papers of the author, published in various mostly foreign publications. In the paper the author examines social consequences and social prerequisites for specific role that Russian state and Russian audiences are playing in the media. In our opinion the situation in Russian media cannot to be perceived ...
Added: October 4, 2012
, Демографическое обозрение 2019 Vol. 6 No. 5 P. 70-93
This paper is devoted to the analysis of the starting events marking the transition to adulthood, such as completion of education (vocational and higher), first employment, first separation from parents, first partnership, first marriage, and first childbirth. The dataset of the research is the Russian part of the Generations and Gender Survey (GGS). We prepared a ...
Added: November 23, 2020
Концепция «продовольственных режимов» как модель объяснения стратегий аграрного развития (на примере России и Бразилии)
, , et al., Вестник Российского университета дружбы народов. Серия: Социология 2019 Т. 19 № 2 С. 261-276
The ‘food regime’ approach was introduced as a historical method of “incorporated comparison” (P. McMichael). This comparison of the role of agriculture in the world-system made some scholars overemphasize an excessively unitary and coherent global food regime. The authors recognize this approach as a historical-comparative analytical tool to understand global trends, but argue that the Russian and Brazilian agrarian ...
Added: June 24, 2019
Russian Nationalist Movement Restructuring in light of the Ukrainian Events which took place in 2013-14
, Russian Nationalist Movement Restructuring in light of the Ukrainian Events which took place in 2013-14 / Social Science Research Network. Series SSRN Working Paper Series "SSRN Working Paper Series". 2015.
The events in Ukraine in 2013-2014 attracted the Russian society’s attention and affected the Russian political agenda. One of the most affected sectors of the Russian domestic policy was Russian nationalist organizations. The issue of radical nationalism has become essential for European countries and for Russia in particular. But this object is rather difficult to ...
Added: October 15, 2015
, , International Journal of Housing Policy 2017 Vol. 17 No. 1 P. 75-96
The article problematises the role of real estate in geopolitical circulations. The internationalisation of real estate increases mutual dependencies and vulnerabilities between nation states and, therefore, calls for a better appreciation of the geopolitical externalities and exteriorities of real estate. The article brings together disjoint bodies of literature on real estate globalisation, assemblage theory, and ...
Added: December 11, 2016
Harm reduction via online platforms for people who use drugs in Russia: a qualitative analysis of web outreach work
, , et al., Harm Reduction Journal 2020 No. 17 Article 98
Background: Harm reduction services to people who use drugs (PWUD) in Russia are insufcient in terms of quantity, government endorsement, and accessibility. The situation has recently deteriorated even further because of social distancing measures of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several organizations have started to provide some harm reduction services via online platforms by web outreach. However, ...
Added: January 28, 2021
, Social Imaginaries 2017 Vol. 3 No. 1 P. 147-165
The article focuses on analyses of transformation processes in Brazil and Russia from the viewpoint of the multiple modernities theory. Shmuel Eisenstadt’s study of the Latin American version of modernity is characterised along with interpretations of his ideas in the works of contemporary sociologists. The peculiarities of modernisation in Brazil are singled out including the ...
Added: June 13, 2017
Особенности понимания демократии и их взаимосвязь с ресурсными характеристиками населения: на примере России и Германии
, Социологический журнал 2018 Т. 24 № 3 С. 76-97
В статье представлены результаты анализа особенностей понимания демократии на примере населения России и Германии, в том числе ее Западных и Восточных земель. Различия в трактовке этого понятия могут оказать значительное влияние на ответы респондентов об их отношении к демократии и удовлетворенности ею в стране. На данных Европейского социального исследования за 2012 г. проведен сравнительный анализ ...
Added: October 17, 2018
М. : Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2015
Текст доклада ориентирован прежде всего на то, чтобы, снабдив экспертное сообщество основанными на науч- ных исследованиях материалами по широкому кругу социальных проб лем, способствовать предметной и плодотворной дискуссии как в самой экспертной среде, так и между лидерами гражданского общества и теми, кто принимает решения от имени государства. ...
Added: January 12, 2016
Childbearing After Repartnering Among Russians, Russians Migrants and Estonians: Prevalence and Determinants
, , Childbearing After Repartnering Among Russians, Russians Migrants and Estonians: Prevalence and Determinants / SSRN. Series "Working Papers". 2017.
The collapse of the USSR and structural changes in society gave rise to family and marriage transformations in Russia and other post-Soviet countries of Eastern Europe. Estonia is among the examples of rapid marriage transformation and the spread of cohabitations and extramarital births. At the same time, throughout the post-war era Estonia accepted Russian migrants. ...
Added: March 5, 2018