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How Soviet communism changed the family

Costa-Font, Joan ORCID: 0000-0001-7174-7919 and Nicińska, Anna (2023) How Soviet communism changed the family. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (28 Jun 2023). Blog Entry.

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Communist ideology in the Soviet Union initially sought to weaken the family and strengthen the role of the state. But did it achieve this aim? Drawing on new research, Joan Costa-Font and Anna Nicińska find that in contrast to expectations, exposure to communism appears to have strengthened preferences for family support for both children and parents.

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Additional Information: © 2023 The Author(s)
Divisions: Health Policy
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2023 14:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:50

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