ISSN 2712-7834
Karatzuba Irina

Karatzuba Irina

PhD (Hist.sci), Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Communication Technologies, National Research Technological University Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (NITU MISiS), Moscow, Russia

Dangerous consumption: late Soviet person and theatre

The Brezhnev era (1964–1982), for all its scarcity, was marked by a high level of consumption and its wide distribution. Theatre was a prestigious consumption and a source of social capital multiplication high in demand by Soviet people. The essay demonstrates the diversity of consumer demands, shows the peculiarities of attitudes towards consumption of Soviet leaders, and highlights the role of performances of the Taganka Theatre and others in the sociopolitical education of citizens.

Keywords: 1970s and 1980s; prestigious consumption; social capital; the Soviet person; Taganka Theatre.

For citation: Karatzuba I. V. Dangerous consumption: late Soviet person and theatre // Social Novelties and Social Sciences : [electronic journal]. – 2023. – № 2. – P. 106–112.
DOI: 10.31249/snsn/2023.02.06
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