Is ‘decay of peasantry” underway in reforming Russia?

Bessokirnaya G.P.

Cand. Sci. (Ec.), Assoc. Prof., Senior Researcher, Institute of Sociology, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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Bessokirnaya G.P. Is ‘decay of peasantry” underway in reforming Russia?. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 6. P. 104-111


On materials of the Russian monitoring of economic situation and health of the population (RLMS-HSE) tghe paper analyses dynamics of land use of rural households in 1994-2012. Special attention is paid to the differentiation of rural households in productive resources and consumer practices depending on the size of their available land.

rural household; land use; land; differentiation; production resources; income from private farming; consumer practices
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