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Dynamics of Reading Habits of Modern Russian Students: A Sociological Analysis

Kargapolova E.V., Davydova Y.A., D’yakova V.V., Simonenko M.A.

Volume 15, Issue 1, 2022

Kargapolova E.V., Davydova Yu.A., D’yakova V.V., Simonenko M.A. (2022). Dynamics of reading habits of modern Russian students: A sociological analysis. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 15(1), 258–275. DOI: 10.15838/esc.2022.1.79.14

DOI: 10.15838/esc.2022.1.79.14

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