NEW MICRODISTRICTS OF IRKUTSK: BETWEEN THE SUBURBS AND THE “SLEEPING” DISTRICT
Abdulova Irina Tagirovna, Reseacher of the Independent Social Research Centre, Irkutsk, Russia
The article discusses the formation of new suburban areas of Irkutsk, the formation of the community in them and the prospects for development. Using the methodology of qualitative sociological research the author studies one of the new suburbs of Irkutsk — the micro-district Berezovy. The research focuses on the motives of moving as well as life strategies and mobility of the population.