Social Problems in the Russian Army within the Framework of Social Work

  • Irina Surkova

Abstract

This article aims at describing social problems we find in the Russian Army. The research has allowed us to get a ranging of servicemen`s social problems: housing, material maintenance and hard-earned money, realization of social guarantees, life conditions and problem of relationships within families, time-limit, the regulation of life, restricting the freedom, humiliating treatment of juniors and bullying. Unsolved social problems of servicemen may also cause that people who are going to protect the country from danger, may become threats themselves. The Russian army consumes a great amount of resources. Recently mass media has put these issues on the public agenda. Focus in article is also to give a picture of how social workers work to solve social problems in the Russian Army.

Author Biography

Irina Surkova

Associate Professor
Department of Social Anthropology, Saratov State Technical University
Russian Federation
irina_surkova@mail.ru

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Published
2010-10-01
How to Cite
Surkova, I. (2010). Social Problems in the Russian Army within the Framework of Social Work. Journal of Comparative Social Work, 5(2), 89 - 103. https://doi.org/10.31265/jcsw.v5i2.64
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