use of free time by young people in Soviet society. by Frances Gayle Durham

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SeriesResearch program on problems of international communication and security
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She analyzes how the Communist Party attempted to reconcile economic constraints with the urgent need to educate children on the principles of socialism.

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In the United States, we use the word “democratic” as though it were a synonym for “decent” or “accountable,” but 51 percent of the people can wreck a country just as easily and as. In Soviet Russia, by contrast, besides educating people for higher productivity Soviet education had also to prepare them to be good citizens in a communist society, encouraging them to let go of attitudes, towards work and possessions for instance, which capitalism had fostered and which many in the older generations still cling to.

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28 GROUPS ARE NEEDED TO MAKE DECISIONS Single persons cannot. On weekends many Russian people simply spend time at home: they watch TV, read books or do housework that has accumulated during the week. Young people play computer games, communicate in social media or just “surf” the Internet.

Some women are fond of handcrafts: knitting, sewing and making designer jewellery – for themselves or for sale. The use of free vacations played a practical role for Soviet leaders. First, it was an attempt to ensure loyalty by giving people some positive impressions about the government.

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