Book review: Olga Baysha, Miscommunicating Social Change
Interface: a journal for and about social movements. 2019. Vol. 11. No. 2. P. 114-119.
Sawyer P., Finiarel A.
Book review: Olga Baysha, Miscommunicating Social Change
Review authors: Patrick Sawyer and Alexander Finiarel
, , et al., Journalism Studies 2018 Vol. 19 No. 7 P. 1059-1078
Added: November 23, 2016
When the Future Came. The Collapse of the USSR and the Emergence of National Memory in Post-Soviet History Textbooks
Stuttgart: ibidem Verlag; Columbia University Press, 2019
This captivating volume brings together case studies drawn from four post-Soviet states—Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova. The collected papers illustrate how the events that started in 1985 and brought down the USSR six years later led to the rise of fifteen successor states, with their own historicized collective memories. The volume’s analyses juxtapose history textbooks ...
Added: April 20, 2020
Bristol: E-International Relation Publishing, 2017
Since the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the beginning of the war in Donbas, Eastern Europe has been facing a migration crisis. Several million Ukrainians are internally displaced or have fled the country and now face an uncertain future. At the same time, Western-imposed sanctions and the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union ...
Added: June 6, 2017
, Asian Politics and Policy 2018 Vol. 10 No. 4 P. 752-771
This article examines the 2014–2015 crisis in Australia‐Russia relations that occurred after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, from the point of view of both Moscow and of Canberra. It finds that the Kremlin did not take into account a number of factors that negatively affected Canberra’s stance towards the Kremlin even before 2014, ...
Added: December 28, 2018
, Logos et Praxis 2017 Т. 16 № 2 С. 93-99
The article attempts to make a sociological analysis of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, which began in February 2014 and is still ongoing. The subject of this study is the ratio of strategies covering the Russian-Ukrainian crisis in news and information programs of the Federal TV channels (“Novosti”, “Vremya”, “Vremya pokazhet” (Pervyi kanal); “Vesti”, “Vecher” s Vladimirom ...
Added: September 16, 2018
, The Crimean Conflict on Russian and Ukrainian TV: A Discourse-Theoretical Approach / . 2021. No. 6.
The paper explores discourses on Russian and Ukrainian television related to the Crimean conflict of 2014. Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse theory serves as a theoretical framework of the study. The study contributes to academic debates on two levels: on a substantive level, it provides insights into the logic of the Crimean conflict; on the methodological ...
Added: February 4, 2022
, , 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
, Europe-Asia Studies 2015 Vol. 67 No. 2 P. 306-326
The post-Soviet period in Russia has seen the emergence of strong identities shaped around ethnicity issues. The current Putin presidency is marked by a political concern for the 'national question' with strong traditionalist connotations. State dominated politics of identity promoting an encompassing Russian (rossiyskaya) identity aim to become a game changer in nation-building. This agenda ...
Added: February 29, 2016
, Becoming an adult in France, Estonia and Russia / National Research University Higher School of Economics. Series WP BRP "Basic research program". 2017. No. 78/SOC/2017.
The aim of this study is to compare the sociodemographic events marking the transition to adulthood in France, Estonia and Russia: first leaving parents, completion of education, first partnership, first marriage and first childbirth. We used the first waves of the Generations and Gender Survey for these three countries and an advanced method – Sequence ...
Added: December 3, 2017
Lanham: Lexington Books, 2015
This book pulls together experts in the fields of economics and Russian culture, all participants in the Samuel P. Huntington Memorial Symposium on Culture, Cultural Change and Economic Development, a follow-up to the 1999 Cultural Values and Human Progress Symposium at Harvard University. As the sequel to the 2001 volume Culture Matters, it discusses modernization, ...
Added: April 30, 2015
, , Психологические исследования: электронный научный журнал 2015 Т. 8 № 44 С. 6-6
We test the measurement invariance of Emotional Control Values (ECV) questionnaire by A. Mauss which measures the value of emotional control and self-efficacy of emotional control; the study uses samples from Russia (N=256) and Azerbaijan (N=205). Using multi-group confirmatory factor analysis we developed partial scalar invariance models which allow to compare the latent factor parameters ...
Added: December 15, 2015
Bilingualism and educational achievements: the impact of the language used at home by Tatar school students in Tatarstan, Russia
, , Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 2016
This article empirically studies the impact of bilingualism on educational achievements. This relationship has been thoroughly studied in a number of countries around the world, but not in Russia. We used a sample of 709 ethnic Tatar school students aged 15–16 (in the ninth grade) in the spring of the year 2010. We found a ...
Added: August 20, 2016
, Irish Review of Community Economic Development Law and Policy 2012 Vol. 1 No. 2 P. 63-82
The main focus of this paper is the relation between the realisation of the right of the child to express his/her views and democracy in Russia. With this in view, I will study the interconnection between the right to express the views and the right to participate. Further, I will give an overview of the ...
Added: May 15, 2012
Depositor vigilance in the immediate aftermath of Russia's 1998 crisis: education, media freedom and Sberbank as a repository of trust
, , et al., Depositor vigilance in the immediate aftermath of Russia's 1998 crisis: education, media freedom and Sberbank as a repository of trust / Universiteit Gent. Series Jaar "Working Paper". 2012. No. 780.
In the immediate aftermath of Russia’s 1998 crisis household depositors withdrew money from the insolvent and state-owned Sberbank, despite its unique protection by two explicit government guarantees and its reputation of a repository of trust. This was less the case in well-educated, older, more conservative and remote regions and more so in wealthy, entrepreneurial and ...
Added: November 12, 2013
, , 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
, Russian Journal of Economics 2016 Vol. 2 No. 3 P. 302-326
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, its successor states have suffered from cyclical currency crises. The most recent episode of 2014–2016 was caused by a combination of external and domestic factors. The former include tighter US monetary policy, slower global growth, and declining commodity prices, whereas the latter include the former Soviet Union (FSU) ...
Added: October 27, 2016
, , Teachers’ beliefs about student diversity: exclusive and inclusive models / National Research University Higher School of Economics. Series WP BRP "Basic research program". 2017. No. 43.
This article provides an empirically grounded analysis for two fundamentally different models of math teachers’ beliefs about student diversity in Russian secondary schools: exclusive and inclusive models. Although teachers’ beliefs are considered a central factor for the differentiated approach, teachers’ attitudes could be stereotyped and, consequently, the evaluation of a student’s ability would be systematically ...
Added: October 20, 2016
, 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
Neoliberalism in Post-Soviet States: Preconditions and Public Attitudes in Belarus, Lithuania and Ukraine
, , Communist and Post-Communist Studies 2017
In this article the authors construct a theoretical model comprised of economic, political and national elements that demonstrate the preconditions needed for elite and mass support of neoliberal policies. Case studies examine these preconditions in Belarus, Lithuania, and Ukraine to determine those publics most likely to have positive views toward neoliberalism, while analysis of data ...
Added: April 6, 2016
, , 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
, , Балтийский регион 2019 Т. 11 № 1 С. 43-59
The ethnic makeup of the population significantly affects the domestic policy of any state, and its relations with neighbouring countries. Although interactions with ethnic minorities are not as urgent a problem in Lithuania as they are in the two other Baltic States, ethnicity-related conflicts continue to occur, particularly, as regards the relations between the Lithuanian ...
Added: November 8, 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
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
, 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