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The Kalamari Union: Middle Class in East and West

The Kalamari Union: Middle Class in East and West

by Markku Kivinen


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ISBN-13: 9781840140491
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/01/1998
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 6.02(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsvii
Introduction: Class Analysis in East and Westix
Part IEntrepreneurs
1Transformation of the Estonian Enterprise Sector from a Planned System towards Market Economy3
2'New Russians' and Social Change15
3Entrepreneurs in Contemporary Political Structures36
4Petty Production in Baltic Agriculture: Estonian and Lithuanian Models39
5Attitudes towards Privatization: Winners and Losers71
Part IIWage-Earning Middle Classes in Formation
6Formation of Class Structure under Conditions of Radical Social Change: An East European Experience89
7The New Middle Strata in Modern Russia118
8Non-Identical Twins: The Formation of the Middle Class in Israel130
9Intragenerational Mobility and Middle Class Formation in Estonia149
Part IIIManagers and Professionals
10A Russian Middle Class in Formation? Social Strata and Sectional Trade Unionism in the Aviation and Coal Industries179
11Managerial Change in Estonia204
12On Transition to the Middle Class: Professional Strategies of Young Intellectuals in Russia220
13The Fate of Party Functionaries in Post-Soviet Russia230
14The Middle Classes in the Baltic States--Theoretical Starting Points242
Part IVIdentity and Lifestyle of the Middle Classes
15The Middle Class and Civil Society257
16Capitalism and Democracy in Two Baltic Countries265
17Class Differences in Consciousness and Reproduction in the Baltic Countries278
18Increasing Differences? Social Background and the Breakthrough of Affluence in Finland 1955-1966299
19From Status to Class: The Emergence of a Class Society in Russia314

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