Väitöskirja: Social Networks and Everyday Practices in Russia (Anna-Maria Salmi)
A fairly unanimous consensus exists that social networks were vital in state socialist societies and were used to bypass various difficulties caused by endemic shortages and bureaucratic rigidities. In the postsocialist era, a lively debate has been going on about the fate of networks. How have networks changed, or have they changed? Has the role of networks diminished or perhaps even increased in importance? Examining social networks and everyday practices in five different contexts, this collection of articles offers new insights into Russian network studies.