Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta: Seriâ 18, Sociologiâ i Politologiâ (2014-09-01)

Social factors of poverty in contemporary Russia

  • B. G. Akchurin,
  • I. S. Sazanov

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 0, no. 3
pp. 88 – 99


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The relevance of the article due to the fact that poverty and low income, along with their attendant high levels of social inequality, continued to be one of the most acute social problems of modern Russian society. The article analyses the main factors of the low level of living standards of a considerable number of Russians, specifics of Russian poverty, and suggests ways of reduction of this social phenomenon.