Post-Soviet Social : Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics.

The Soviet Union created a unique form of urban modernity, developing institutions of social provisioning for hundreds of millions of people in small and medium-sized industrial cities spread across a vast territory. After the collapse of socialism these institutions were profoundly shaken--casualti...

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Author / Creator: Collier, Stephen J.
Other Authors / Creators:Collier, Stephen J. J.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2011.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations and Tables
  • Preface: Formal and Substantive
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1. Introduction: Post-Soviet, Post-Social?
  • Part I. Soviet Social Modernity
  • Chapter 2. The Birth of Soviet Biopolitics
  • Chapter 3. City-building
  • Chapter 4. City-building in Belaya Kalitva
  • Chapter 5. Consolidation, Stagnation, Breakup
  • Part II. Neoliberalism and Social Modernity
  • Chapter 6. Adjustment Problems
  • Chapter 7. Budgets and Biopolitics: On Substantive Provisioningand Formal Rationalization
  • Chapter 8. The Intransigence of Things
  • Epilogue: An Ineffective Controversy
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index