Structural Changes and the Position of Women in St. Petersburg

  • Teela Jyrkinen-Pakkasvirta
  • Evgenia Poretzkina
Part of the International Council for Central and East European Studies book series (ICCEES)


The transition from the Soviet economy to a market economy has caused structural changes in Russian society. These changes have occurred first of all in the labour market, in the market of goods and services and in administrative and other public institutions. Along with economic structural changes there has been a mass of rapid and unpredictable social and political changes. Undoubtedly these changes have had a profound impact on people’s everyday lives.


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  • Teela Jyrkinen-Pakkasvirta
  • Evgenia Poretzkina

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