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Understanding Russianness (Routledge Advances in Sociology)



In today’s world where other cultures are being tapped to a greater extent than ever before, the processes of mixing and matching are especially relevant in making sense of Russia. Not only do borrowing and assimilation, interaction between the familiar and the alien, constitute a venerable tradition in Russian culture, but during the two last post-Soviet decades a notable Western influence has become apparent.



This book provides means for understanding Russianness in this new situation….


Understanding Russianness

Pub Date : 2011-08-17 | Author : Risto Alapuro | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136848247
ISBN 13 : 113684824X

In today’s world where other cultures are being tapped to a greater extent than ever before, the processes of mixing and matching are especially relevant in making sense of Russi..


The Digital Divide

Pub Date : 2013-06-19 | Author : Massimo Ragnedda | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135088354
ISBN 13 : 1135088357

This book provides an in-depth comparative analysis of inequality and the stratification of the digital sphere. Grounded in classical sociological theories of inequality, as well a..


Sociology Of The Visual Sphere

Pub Date : 2013-03-05 | Author : Regev Nathansohn | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135075965
ISBN 13 : 1135075964

This collection of original articles deals with two intertwined general questions: what is the visual sphere, and what are the means by which we can study it sociologically? These ..


Generation Discourse And Social Change

Pub Date : 2013-02-15 | Author : Karen R. Foster | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136662379
ISBN 13 : 1136662375

Just what is a generation? And why, if at all, does it matter? This book asks what generation means to ordinary people, arguing that generation is real and it matters, but not in t..


Global Justice Activism And Policy Reform In Europe

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Annekathrin Ellersiek | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9780415899130
ISBN 13 : 0415899133

Civil society activism around issues of global justice has proliferated in Europe during the past two decades. Has such contestation and advocacy made a difference? This book exami..


Life Course Perspectives On Military Service

Pub Date : 2013-01-04 | Author : Janet M. Wilmoth | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136161957
ISBN 13 : 1136161953

This edited volume provides a comprehensive and critical review of what we know about military service and the life course, what we don’t know, and what we need to do to better u..


The Capitalist Personality

Pub Date : 2013-01-04 | Author : Christopher S. Swader | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135100674
ISBN 13 : 1135100675

Modern capitalism favors values that undermine our face-to-face bonds with friends and family members. Focusing on the post-communist world, and comparing it to more "developed" so..


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