Russia’s society: 25 years of neo-liberal reforms

Russia’s society:
25 years of neo-liberal reforms

Levashov V.K.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Head оf the Center for Strategic Social and Socio-political Research, Institute of Socio-Political Research of FCTAS RAS, Moscow, Russia.

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Levashov V.K. Russia’s society: 25 years of neo-liberal reforms. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 11. P. 45-54


The article deals with results of liberal reforms in Russia and specific economic crises in the recent quarter-century. Author’s position regarding essence, nature and social effectiveness of such transformations in offered. It is concluded that reserves and potentialities of the liberal model of economic developmant are limited. Data of “How are you, Russia” sociological monitoring permit to disclose citizens’ attitudes to inner politics of Russia’s governemnt and foreign policy priorities. Potentialities of Russian civil society are discussed.

sustainable development of society; civil society; social risks; liberal reforms; economic crises; sociological monitoring; potentialioties of civil society
Content No 11, 2016