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Iarskaia-Smirnova E., Yarskaya V. Social Work in Russia // James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 22. Oxford: Elsevier. 2015. P. 807–812.

P. 807-812.
Iarskaia-Smirnova E. R., Ярская В. Н.

This article outlines a range of the general and the unique features of the social work’s development in Russia. It explores the historic context of Soviet rule and period of transition, describes the postsocialist development of social services as well as establishment of social work as an occupation in early 1990s, and concludes by tracing general trends in the development of social work.