ARTICLE TITLE: Social Capital and Social Mobility in Makhachkala: What to Do if You Do not Have Influential Relatives?
AUTHORS: Starikov I.
ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes the negative aspects of social mobility in the city of Makhachkala. Considering the example of a group of officially unemployed workers and builders, the author studies aimed at social climbing life strategies of citizens who are on the lower social strata. Also barriers of social mobility are reviewed such as clanism and corruption.
KEYWORDS: social mobility , social lifts , social capital , life strategies , Dagestan , Makhachkala , clanism
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