What happened to “Mir” / rural community in Russia? (about book “Meanings of rural life (experience of sociological analysis)” Moscow, 2016


Shirokalova G.S.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Senior Researcher, Volga Branch of FCTAS RAS, Head of Department, Novgorod State Agricultural Academy, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia shirokalova@list.ru

ID of the Article: 6741


For citation:

Shirokalova G.S. What happened to “Mir” / rural community in Russia? (about book “Meanings of rural life (experience of sociological analysis)” Moscow, 2016. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2017. No 6. P. 157-162




Abstract

The paper assesses the results of sociological research of of rural society destruction as a consequence of the agrarian revolution of 1990-ies, and factors determining changes in economic, social, political, spiritual and cultural meanings of rural life. Analyzes the adaptation strategies of self-preservation of rural society through the formation of differences forms of rural economy, changing employment areas, status and lifestyle.


Keywords
rural population; meaning of life; raskrest’janivanie; standard of living; quality of life; migration
Content No 6, 2017