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By Neringa Klumbyte,Gulnaz Sharafutdinova,Kate Brown,Dominic Boyer,Robert Edelman,Larisa Honey,Olga Livshin,Anna Paretskaya,Benjamin M. Sutcliffe,Sergei I. Zhuk

What did it suggest to be a Soviet citizen within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties? How do we clarify the liberalization that preceded the cave in of the USSR? this era in Soviet historical past is frequently depicted as stagnant with stultified associations and the oppression of socialist electorate. although, the socialist nation was once no longer easily an oppressive establishment that dictated the right way to stay and what to think—it additionally replied to and used to be formed through contributors’ needs.
In Soviet Society within the period of past due Socialism, 1964–85, Neringa Klumbyte and Gulnaz Sharafutdinova compile scholarship analyzing the social and cultural lifetime of the USSR and japanese Europe from 1964 to 1985. This interdisciplinary and comparative research explores issues comparable to the Soviet center category, individualism, sexuality, future health, late-socialist ethics, and civic participation. analyzing this frequently ignored period presents the historic context for all post-socialist political, fiscal, and social advancements.

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