Power Stratification in the Soviet-Type System: Socio-Economic Issues in Jerry Eades and Caroline Schwaller (eds.) Transitional Agendas: Working papers from the Summer School for Soviet Sociologists
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Kent: University of Kent, 1991
What is the basis of social stratification in the Soviet-type system? What kind of a role is played by power in the social structure? These issues make up the subject matter of the present article. As it is impossible to handle all the aspects of this immense problem, this paper will be confined to the socio-economic issues, and deal with political ones only in so far as it is unavoidable for the analysis. The classic example of the Soviet Union (or more precisely, the Russian Federation) is analysed, though the basic characteristics described are more or less relevant for all the societies of the Soviet type in the period before radical reform took place. With the exception of the last section of the paper, the system described is that which existed before 1985, in order to give us a clearer image of its essential features. The paper is mostly concerned with the general theoretical framework of power stratification. But in many respects (dealt with mainly in sections 4 and 5) it is a preliminary for empirical research as part of the project on `Power and Economic Relationships', currently being carried out in the Soviet Union.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 1 INTRODUCTION Jerry Eades 2 POWER STRATIFICATION IN THE SOVIET-TYPE SYSTEM: Socio-Economic Issues Vadim Radaev 7 THE ROLE OF SMALL BUSINESS IN THE MODERN ECONOMY Lena Moskalenko 29 CHARACTERISTICS OF PERCEPTIONS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE CONTEMPORARY USSR Svetlana Siderenko 41 THEORIES OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND THEIR CURRENT DEVELOPMENT IN SOVIET SOCIETY Sergey Mamay 46 POLITICAL ATTITUDES: Preliminary Results of a Typological Analysis Mikhail Nazarov 60 FROM SUFFERANCE TO TOLERANCE Tatyana Koshechkina 75 SOCIETY IN THE MIND Igor A. Galin 90 THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO ETHNIC IDENTITY Helen Galkina 110 THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIETY ON INDIVIDUALS: The Case of Soviet Ideology Alena V. Ledeneva 117 YOUTH, SOCIALISATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE: A Research Agenda Svetlana Klimova 122 THE ROLE OF TELEVISION IN POLITICAL SOCIALISATION Konstantin Dlutsky 131 YOUTH AND THE SYSTEM OF CULTURAL REPRODUCTION: Rethinking the Critique of Mass Culture in the Soviet Union Sergey Yerofeyev 137 TOWARDS A GENEALOGY OF REVOLUTIONARY PRACTICES Vadim Volkov 155 POSTMODERN GHOSTS IN SOCIOLOGY Oleg Kharkhordin 166 APPENDIX 1. Abstracts of Unpublished Papers 184 APPENDIX 2. List of Participants in the 1990 Summer School 187
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