Perceptions of social status in the USSR by Michael Swafford

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  • Social classes -- Soviet Union,
  • Class consciousness -- Soviet Union

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StatementMichael Swafford.
SeriesWorking paper / Soviet Interview Project -- #12, Working paper (Soviet Interview Project) -- #12
ContributionsSoviet Interview Project.
LC ClassificationsHN530Z9 S645 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. --
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL16429796M

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Despite still possessing elite social status and far fewer disabilities than many groups (e.g., the overwhelming majority of the Soviet population was not allowed to live in cities, and some Christian sects were banned), Jews perceived their situation as “unrelieved humiliation” (p.

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