2 edition of social costs of transition in Post-Soviet Russia found in the catalog.
social costs of transition in Post-Soviet Russia
John Philip Round
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2002.
|Statement||by John Philip Round.|
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|Pagination||265 p. :|
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Applying an innovative analytical framework derived from theories of democratization, civil society, social movements and transnational relations, the researchers have formulated broader comparisons and generalisations without neglecting the specific post-Soviet context. The book provides a systematic comparison across sectors as well as. the subsequent shifts in social capital among the Russian population, shifts that were especially disruptive for those nearing retirement at the time of transition. "Just as they were poised to reap the beneﬁts of the Soviet system," Parsons observes, "the system unraveled" (p. 80). Parsons begins her book by setting the ethno‐ graphic stage. Не для школы, а для жизни мы учимся. HSE University; Publications of HSE; Books; Patriotic Education in Contemporary Russia: Sociological Studies in the Making of the Post-Soviet CitizenAuthor: Sanina Anna.
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Coping with the Social Costs of 'Transition': Everyday Life in Post-Soviet Russia and Ukraine Article (PDF Available) in European Urban and Regional Studies 17(2) March with Reads. The policy measures taken by many of the postcommunist states to cope with the social costs of transition have significantly worsened the financial position of the public pension system.
In hopes of reducing unemployment, countries allowed workers to retire up to 5 years earlier and receive a full pension. The National Academies Press. doi. Suggested Citation: "Democracy, Social Change, and Economies in Transition." National Research Council.
Transforming Post-Communist Political Economies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / treme, typified by much of the Low Countries, capital-intensive state formation prevailed. Around the midpoint, where.
The Post-Soviet Union Russian Economy. stuck in the middle of a transition towards a more liberal market Russia’s economy was hard hit by the global financial crisis with output. Transition indicators. The existence of private property rights may be the most basic element social costs of transition in Post-Soviet Russia book a market economy, and therefore implementation of these rights is the key indicator of the transition process.
The main ingredients of the transition process are: Liberalization – the process of allowing most prices to be determined in free markets and lowering trade barriers that had shut off.
Get this from a library. Russia's output collapse and recovery: evidence from the Post-Soviet transition. [Eteri Kvintradze; International Monetary Fund.
Strategy, Policy, and Review Department,] -- The health of the Russian economy still depends heavily on natural resource revenues. The history of the economic collapse and recovery in ́ provides new evidence on the sources of.
Downloadable. The health of the Russian economy still depends heavily on natural resource revenues. The history of the economic collapse and recovery in – provides new evidence on the sources of Russian economic growth, while a survey of the economic literature suggests that the Russian economy could be viewed as a weighted combination of virtual and normal by: 4.
Bread lines and empty store shelves became distant memories as the former Communist state shifted over to a type of capitalist democracy. Yeltsin became increasingly less popular as citizens became dissatisfied with corruption and the high social costs of the post-Soviet transition.
He resigned in and was replaced by Vladimir Putin. Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics. spread across the vast territory of post-Soviet Russia, was thrust into Collier_Post Soviet 10 3/8/ 2 Author: Stephen Collier. The scale of the social disaster that has engulfed the former Soviet Union and much of eastern Europe in the past 10 years is often underestimated outside, or.
Buy Health and Health Care in the New Russia: Read Books Reviews - Bread lines and empty store shelves became distant memories as the former Communist state shifted over to a type of capitalist democracy.
Yeltsin became increasingly less popular as citizens became dissatisfied with corruption and the high social costs of the post-Soviet transition.
He resigned in and was replaced by Vladimir Putin. Part of illustration by Ragni Svensson. Scientific articles The concept of transition in transition Comparing the postcommunist use of the concept of transition with that found in Soviet ideology The postcommunist concept of transition, as it was in use during the s and early s, is analyzed from the viewpoint of its intellectual prehistory.
Debates both within and on the politics of post-Soviet relations continue, as complex regional dynamics in Central Asia, the Greater Middle East and Eastern Europe shape foreign relations.
Equally, the end of Communism, the ensuing political liberalism and economic 'shock' therapy have led to significant changes within the social make-up of Russia.
Russia's Output Collapse and Recovery: Evidence from the Post-Soviet Transition. higher energy export receipts provide an opportunity for structural reforms while compensating for social costs, making the economy less vulnerable to decline in world energy prices.
However, the domination of virtual forces-value transfers from the energy. This book is a must for anybody interested in the economies in transition. The memoirs of Yegor Gaidar, the famous Russian economist and legendary reformer of the Yeltsin period, provide a breath-taking account of the depth of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the enormous challenges in Russia's transition to a market-oriented by: The politics of transition: Shaping a post‐Soviet future, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press., [Google Scholar]).
This led to a sharp division between the reformers (around Yeltsin) and the conservatives (around Ligachev), with Gorbachev attempting to balance in Cited by: Itzhak Goldberg Itzhak Goldberg is an advisor for policy and strategy with the World Bank and has been advising government in the postsocialist transition economies since In economics, shock therapy is the sudden release of price and currency controls (economic liberalization), withdrawal of state subsidies, and immediate trade liberalization within a country, usually also including large-scale privatization of previously public-owned assets.
West Germany Background. Economic reforms. As part of my graduate studies in economics, I did a report on the Post-Soviet Labor Market and her increasing body weight trends.
I called it “The Russian Transition” because Russia is seemingly becoming more heavy, following the usual capitalist trend. Post-Soviet Eurasia 13 November Privatization of Russia On midnight of December 31stthe Soviet Union collapsed, along with the communist ideals that it followed.
The former the soviet union were forced to transition from a communism to a private government literally overnight, which is why it was referred to as spontaneous.
One of the most remarkable aspects of the transition process in the former Soviet Union has been the extent to which the economy has effectively become demonetized in recent years. At the time of Russia's financial crisis of it was estimated that up to 70% of industrial output was being exchanged for barter.
This book provides an accessible and authoritative analysis of barter in the. Read this book on Questia. Defining liberalism as the broadly defined political theory based on the institutionalization of individual and civil rights; the self-organization of society; and the limitation of the power of the state in political, economic, and social life, the author analyzes the demise of communism in Soviet Russia and the attempt to consolidate democracy in post-Soviet Russia.
Printing costs, taken as a proportion of retail prices, were unusually high in Russia at this time (typically in the range 40–60 per cent): see D. Lowe, ‘The Book Business in Postcommunist Russia: Moscow, Year One ()’, Harriman Institute Forum, vol. 6, no.
5,pAuthor: Stephen Lovell. Much of the book focuses on the process of ruling party formation (and non-formation) in contemporary Russia. In a span of just over 20 years, post-Soviet Russia has witnessed the failure of at least two ruling party projects and the emergence of a successful dominant party, United by: 8.
Buy a cheap copy of The Politics of Transition: Shaping a book by Stephen White. This book, written by three of the West's leading scholars of Soviet and post-Soviet affairs, traces the politics of transition in the late s and early s Free shipping over $ Get this from a library.
Political and economic transition in Russia: predatory raiding, privatization reforms, and property rights. [Ararat L Osipian] -- This book analyzes privatization reforms, property rights, and raiders in post-Soviet Russia. The author surveys the existing literature in the context of predatory raiding in Russia and introduces.
Recent publications Book. Williams, CC, Round, J & Rodgers, PThe Role of Informal Economies in the Post-Soviet World: The End of Transition. Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy, Routledge. Article. Kuznetsova, I & Round, J' Postcolonial migrations in Russia: the racism, informality and discrimination nexus ', International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.
This is an informative short book of interviews with post-Soviet Russia's second president, offering a window onto his thinking and early career. When Putin was appointed prime minister by Yeltsin in August and then became acting president five months later, following Yeltsin's unexpected resignation, little was known about : Kathryn Stoner-Weiss.
Three Countries, Three Choices in Post-Soviet Eurasia. Round John Williams Colin “Coping with the Social Costs of ‘Transition’: Everyday Life in Post-Soviet Russia and Ukraine.” European Urban and Regional Studies 17 2 Round John Williams Colin “Coping with the Social Costs of ‘Transition’: Everyday Life Cited by: 1.
Labor Under Putin: The State of the Russian Working Class December June Paul T. Christensen international labor, Russia SinceRussia has seen massive changes in the structure of the economy, control over property, the reconfiguring of employment by sector, the provision of social benefits, and the nature of the labor market.
Professor Stoner-Weiss is the co-editor of After the Collapse of Communism: Comparative Lessons of Transition (with Michael McFaul, Cambridge University Press, ) and the author of Local Heroes: The Political Economy of Russian Regional Governance (), in addition to many articles and book chapters on contemporary : $ In the Grip of Transition: Economic and Social Consequences of Restructuring in Russia and Ukraine.
New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Work, Employment & Society, SAGE28(5), pp. social realms were either deregulated (e.g., labour markets, social welfare, healthcare and prices) or, as in the case of domestic labour and work ‘off the books’ for cash, simply ignored.
Under the Soviet system the State had guaranteed public goods free of charge. © Laboratorium: Russian Review of Social Research. 11(1) DOI: / UNMAPPING" THE URAL PLAYSCAPES: AN ANALYSIS OF PLAYGROUNDS AND CHILD PLAY UNDER THE POST-SOVIET URBAN TRANSITION OF YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIAAuthor: Aireen Grace Andal.
This book will be of interest to economists and political scientists concerned with institutional transitions, as well as to students of East European and post-Soviet studies.
Accounting for War Soviet Production, Employment, and the Defence Burden, – This problem is not isolated to Russia. In Armenia, a researcher estimates that 30 percent of all murders from were domestic violence murders committed by men.
The costs of this violence are astronomical. Studies estimate that domestic violence costs hundreds of millions of dollars in health care in the U.S., $1, for every abused person. Post-Soviet Developmentalism and the Political Economy of Russia’s Electricity Sector Liberalization.
Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 47, Issue. 1, p. Social Costs of Transformation to a Market Economy in Post-Socialist Countries. New York: “Targeting Social Assistance in a Transition Economy: The Mahallas in.
The University of Glasgow is a registered Scottish charity: Registration Number SC School of Social & Political Sciences. Contact us; Legal. Accessibility statement; Freedo. The transition from the Soviet to post-Soviet reality touches on the higher education sector.
During the Soviet era, the major stake for individuals was gaining higher education. On the one hand, the access to higher education was restricted and the admissions were competitive.
Public opinion of corruption in Russia. Russian Social Science Cited by: The original research and analysis of Desai, Goldberg, and their colleagues will be of use to anyone interested in the problems of building manufacturing competitiveness, especially in Russia and the post-Soviet transition economies.
It will also be of interest to organizations planning to do business with Russia or Cited by: 4.Round, J. and C.C. Williams () Coping with the social costs of ‘transition’: Everyday life in post-Soviet Russia and Ukraine, European Urban and Regional .