"Informal economy actors' solidarity: case study of migrants and businesspeople"
Barsoukova) takes as her departing point the issue of narrow approaches in researching
problems, - related to a well-known notion of solidarity. After assessing phenomenon
of group solidarity,
its essence and precondition for its making, S. Barsoukova attacks the myth (or reality?)
allegedly being a part and parcel of ethnic adaptation and ethnic enterprises in
contemporary Russia. This
is an issue of high (at times, explosive one) priority for Russian economic scenery,
economy. Data collected allow to conclude, that there are forces at play blocking
or slowing down
migrants solidarity in Russia. As for businesspeople solidarity, there are also empirical
proofs that its
making develops along far from linear processes.