“Structuralists” and “Industrial sociologists”:
on the history of studying social professional groups in the USSR, 1960–1980th


Аbramov R.N.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Ass. Prof., Analysis of Social Institutions Department, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Senior Researcher FCTAS RAS, Moscow, Russia socioportal@yandex.ru

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Аbramov R.N. “Structuralists” and “Industrial sociologists”: on the history of studying social professional groups in the USSR, 1960–1980th. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 10. P. 50-59




Abstract

Explanatory resources of Soviet sociology are studies with regard to sociology of vocation and professions. Author accentuates studies of social structure of the Soviet society as a frame to investigate social professional groups. Contributions of “industrial sociology” are emphasized as a movement of paramount significance for the making of many sociological disciplines, including sociology of employment and professions in Russia.


Keywords
social structure; sociology of professions; history of sociology; Soviet sociology; industrial sociology; professionalism
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