Social stability under Brezhnev

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Full employment

Soviet constitution guarenteed it.

Wages rose by 50%

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Job security

Difficult to remove someone from job.

Labour turnovers high.

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Material benefit

Consumer goods- targets not met.

Ninth Five Year Plan

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Nomenklatura

Patronage

Farmers allowed passports

People promoted on political background

Nepotism

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Education

Attatchment to the party

Boys and girls equal 

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Youth groups

Octobrists progressed to Komsomol

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Social security benefits

Pensions rose higher than wages.

Inefficient

Elderly did low wage jobs

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Housing

Amount of space increased.

Housing provided by state

Waiting lists still long

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Health care

Quality provided not good

Doctors incraesed

Free

Not much spent on medicine

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