Russian Intelligentsia at the Crossroads:
Political Agendas, Rhetorical Strategies, Personal Choices

Russian Journal of Communication
Special issue, ed. by Dmitri Shalin


Communications, democracy, and intelligentsia

Dmitri Shalin
Russian intelligentsia in the age of counterperestroika (Eng)

Lev G
"Intelligentsia" – the vanishing phenomenon and its aftermath (Rus, Eng)

Mikhail Epstein
Intelligentnsia, intellectuals, and the social mission of intelligence (Rus, Eng)

Leonid Gozman

Subjective notes on the objective situation among Russian intelligentsia
(Rus, Eng)

Natalia Ivanova
Intelligentsia and independent literary groupings after perestroika
(Rus, Eng)

Andrei Piontkovsky
Postintelligentsia and the moral catastrophe of Russian society
(Rus, Eng)

Viktor Shenderovich
Intelligentsia and the Gospel according to Mathew (Rus, Eng)

Sergei Iourienen
Intelligentsia and Emigration: Personal risks, strategic possibilities, frustrated expectations (Rus, Eng)

Lyudmila Ulitskaya
Reading as a heroic act: Inteligentsia and uncensored litarature
(Rus, Eng)

Gasan Gusejnov

Russian intelligentsia exhumed
(Rus, Eng)

Mark Lipovetsky
Intelligentsia and cynicism: Political metamorphoses of postmodernism (Rus, Eng)

Aleksandr Genis
Propaganda and the illusion of freedom: Russian intelligentsia as a captive of history (Rus, Eng)

Aleksandr Arhangelskyi
Intelligentsia and the limits of reasonable compromise: A receding line (Rus, Eng)


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