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Housing the new Russia

Author: Jane R Zavisca
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Series: Cornell paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zavisca examines Russia's attempts to transition from a socialist vision of housing, in which the government promised a separate, state-owned apartment for every family, to a market-based and mortgage-dependent model of home ownership.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane R Zavisca
ISBN: 9780801450372 0801450373 9780801477379 0801477379
OCLC Number: 761334921
Description: xv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks
Responsibility: Jane R. Zavisca.

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