Housing the new Russia

Zavisca, Jane R. (Jane Roj), 1972-

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  • Creator Jane R. Zavisca
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780801450372, 0801450373, 9780801477379, 0801477379
  • OCLC ocn761334921

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-236) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : a painful question -- The Soviet promise : a separate apartment for every family -- Transplant failure : the American housing model in Russia -- Maternity capitalism : grafting pronatalism onto housing policy -- Property without markets : who got what as markets failed -- Disappointed dreams : distributive injustice in the new housing order -- Mobility strategies : searching for the separate apartment -- Rooms of their own : how housing affects family size -- Children are not capital : ambivalence about pronatalist housing policies -- To owe is not to own : why Russians reject mortgages -- Conclusion : a market that could not emerge
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