Monday, June 3, 2019
Coming of Age in North Caucasus Not What It Used to Be, Russian Scholar Says
Staunton, June 3 – The transition to adulthood, from the time of leaving school to the birth of a first child, was until recently in the North Caucasus strictly defined by traditional patterns, Yekaterina Mitrofanova, a specialist at the Moscow Institute of Demography. But now it is changing rapidly, increasingly diverse across the region and faster for men than for women.
In an article in the current issue of the Russian-language Journal for Research on Social Policy (jsps.hse.ru/article/view/8862) that has now been summarized by Yekaterina Mitrofanova of the IQ portal (iq.hse.ru/news/280786439.html), the demographer says that there have been more changes in the socio-economic events than in the socio-demographic. Read more