Gregory Ioffe

Population Under Duress: Geodemography of Post-soviet Russia

Edited by George J Demko; Steven K Pontius; Zhanna Zaionchkovskaya; Gregory Ioffe

First Edition • April 1, 1999 • 304 pages

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The demographic history of twentieth-century Russia has been marked by a series of tragedies. Calamitous wars, revolutions, civil strife, and political murders have resulted in unparalleled mortality rates, depressed fertility rates, and sadly unprecedented demographic patterns of all types. This volume explores the most recent problems afflicting the Russian population…

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Continuity and Change in Rural Russia a Geographical Perspective

Gregory Ioffe; Tatyana Nefedova

First Edition • October 1, 1998 • 268 pages

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Contrary to the viewpoint of many Western scholars, the authors of this penetrating analysis argue that private farming is not a viable option in Russia’s future. Instead, a convergence of Soviet-style subsidiary farming with traditional and reorganized collective farms is the most plausible path of evolution in most rural areas.…

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