Unmaking of Soviet Life Everyday Economies after Socialism
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Description: The Unmaking of Soviet Life brings together ten essays from award-winning author Caroline Humphrey. Humphrey explores such topics as the mafia, barter, bribery, and the new shamanism, locating them in the experiences of a wide range of subjects.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 4/4/2002
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Caroline Humphrey is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Hull.
|List of Illustrations|
|Foreword: The Shifting Fields of Culture and Society after Socialism|
|Note on Transliteration|
|Abbreviations and Terms|
|The Politics of Locality in an Unstable State|
|"Icebergs," Barter, and the Mafia in Provincial Russia|
|Mythmaking, Narratives, and the Dispossessed in Russia|
|Creating a Culture of Disillusionment: Consumption in Moscow, a Chronicle of Changing Times|
|Strategies beyond the Law|
|Traders, "Disorder," and Citizenship Regimes in Provincial Russia|
|Russian Protection Rackets and the Appropriation of Law and Order|
|Rethinking Bribery in Contemporary Russia|
|Avgai Khad: Theft and Social Trust in Postcommunist Mongolia|
|The Domestic Mode of Production in Post-Soviet Siberia?|
|The Villas of the "New Russians": A Sketch of Consumption and Cultural Identity in Post-Soviet Landscapes|
|Shamans in the City|