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Author Caldwell, Melissa L., 1969-

Title Not by bread alone : social support in the new Russia / Melissa L. Caldwell
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents Transnational soup -- Making do : everyday survival in a shortage society -- From hand to hand : informal networks -- The forest feeds us : organic exchange -- Strategic intimacy : communities of assistance -- The mythology of hunger -- Socialism revisited
Summary What Muscovites get in a soup kitchen run by the Christian Church of Moscow is something far more subtle and complex--if no less necessary and nourishing--than the food that feeds their hunger. In Not by Bread Alone, the first full-length ethnographic study of poverty and social welfare in the postsocialist world, Melissa L
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-234) and index
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Subject Food relief -- Russia (Federation)
Poor -- Russia (Federation)
Social networks -- Russia (Federation)
Soup kitchens -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow.
Russia (Federation) -- Social conditions -- 1991-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520238753 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520238761 (paperback; alk. paper)
0520937252 (electronic bk.)
1417508264 (electronic bk.)
9780520238756 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520238763 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780520937253 (electronic bk.)
9781417508266 (electronic bk.)