Is an economic inequality in Russia a social problem?

 
PIIS086904990011408-0-1
Publication type Article
Status Published
Authors
Occupation: Chief researcher scientist
Affiliation: Faculty of Economics Lomonosov State University
Address: 1, bld, 46, Leninskie Gory, Moscow 119991, Russian Federation
Journal nameObshchestvennye nauki i sovremennost
EditionIssue 2
Pages34-40
Abstract

The paper proposes an interdisciplinary approach to the economic inequality analysis. It is shown that underestimation of the system justification phenomenon can guide to incorrect conclusions about rising economic inequality consequences. Basing on H.Blumer’s conception of social problem, it is shown that in Russia economic inequality is not a social problem.

Keywordsinequality, social inequality, objective inequality, subjective inequality, inequality in Russia
Received10.09.2020
Publication date19.04.2018
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