International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 309


Self-awareness and the quest for belonging in Russian life stories in Latvia

Dagmara Beitnere-Le Galla
  • Dagmara Beitnere-Le Galla
  • Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia.
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  •  Received: 02 January 2021
  •  Published: 31 March 2021


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