Unit 3: Social Key Terms

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Natural Rate of Growth
Relationship between birth rates and how it affected population growth
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Census
Official count of the number of population
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Tenements
Similar to blocks of flats
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Housing cooperatives
Organisations formed by employees who belonged to the same work enterprise or professional union. They were given first pickings over new state housing.
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American Relief Adminstration
A US relief mission to aid Europe including Russia af
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State Pricing Mechanism
The government policy of providing official prices for goods and services
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Workers' insurance system
Insurance against being injured in the workplace
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Bonus schemes
Where extra payments were made to workers for exceeding individual production targets
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Orthodix Religion
Established and traditional beliefs of Russian Orthodox Church which had it's roots in Greek Orthodox Church
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Non-Orthodox Religion
Refers to any set of beliefs that differed from those of the Orthodox Church
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Social Control
Control by government of the beliefs, attitudes and actions of the members of society through careful organisation and administration of particular institutions e.g. education, religion
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'Opium of the people'
The view that religion was like a drug that took people's minds off of economic and social problems (Karl Marx)
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Patriachy
A male-dominated form of organisation and rule
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Old Believers
Those who believed in the most traditional form of the Russian Orthodox Church
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Sectarians
Anyone who belonged to a group who held extreme and often unusual religious views
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Agro-Towns
Housing on collective farms that worked as a unit (Khrushchev)
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Special Committee on Famine Relief
Set up by Alexander III to resolve problems from the famine of 1891
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Official count of the number of population

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Census

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Similar to blocks of flats

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Organisations formed by employees who belonged to the same work enterprise or professional union. They were given first pickings over new state housing.

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A US relief mission to aid Europe including Russia af

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