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Social Change and Social Issues in the Former USSR

Selected Papers from the Fourth World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies, Harrogate, 1990

  • Walter Joyce

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Introduction

Perestroika has led to more openness than ever before about Soviet social problems, and it has accelerated the processes of demographic and social change. In this collection a group of leading British, European and North American specialists analyse the central features of a changing society, concentrating upon mortality patterns in the population itself and upon the social problems that have been brought to the fore by glasnost, such as drugs and alcohol abuse.

Keywords

alcohol demography mortality Sex social change social problems

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Joyce
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Soviet and East European StudiesUniversity of GlasgowUK

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