On the Persistence of Socio-cultural Stereotypes in Russia (Reading the History of the Country)

Minervin I.G.


Describing some negative sociocultural stereotypes such as aversion to change, tendencies to power centralization, lack of systematic approach to governance, ineffective bureaucracy, immature attitude towards freedom and democracy, the author argues that the society should overcome these traits in order to be able to encourage creative entrepreneurial forces and produce opportunities for socioeconomic progress.


persistence of sociocultural stereotypes of social behavior, cultural code, society and governance, economic history of Russia.

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