The Soviet System From Crisis to Collapse by Alexander Dallin

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  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Contemporary Politics - Former Soviet Republics,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Soviet Union,
  • 1985-1991,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Perestroæika,
  • Politics and government

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ContributionsGail W. Lapidus (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages744
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Open LibraryOL8023437M
ISBN 100813318769
ISBN 109780813318769

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Education in the USSR examines the current and official Soviet educational philosophy, with emphasis on social, moral, and political aspects of Soviet education. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the origins of Soviet educational philosophy.

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For textbooks about the history of the Soviet Union in general, I suggest The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Economy (Hanson), and Economic History of the USSR (Nove). This book is divided into two sections.

Section One is dedicated to the (in Marxist parlance) “base” of the USSR: its productive apparatus. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The Soviet System of Government by John N.

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Soviet Marxism: A Critical Analysis is a book by the philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in which the author provides a critique of the Ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

It received positive reviews, describing it as a convincing discussion of its subject. 3 Publication history. : Herbert Marcuse. Read this book on Questia. A perennial subject for discussion among those who take their world affairs seriously is the confusion that seems to exist with reference to the nature and aims of the Soviet regime and the reasons therefor.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hazard, John N. (John Newbold), Soviet system of government. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press []. Rev. of: The Soviet system in crisis. Pages: The Soviet System, originally published inpresents a provocative challenge to prevailing theories of modernization throughout the world.

In this book Fischer takes issue with current assumptions that societies developing an advanced, fully modern economy and culture must inevitably adopt Western-type social and political institutions.

Get this from a library. The Soviet system: from crisis to collapse. [Alexander Dallin; Gail Warshofsky Lapidus;] -- Published originally as "The Soviet System in Crisis - a Reader of Western and Soviet Views", this revised edition offers a discussion of the transformation of communism under Gorbachev and the.

According to Article 6 of the Soviet Constitution, the "leading and guiding force of Soviet society and the nucleus of its political system, of all state organisations and public organisations, is the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

The CPSU exists for the people and serves the people". If you're interested in the technical, sport science elements of the Soviet system, this book is worthless. If you want some example programs (none of which are all that Soviet-based, to be honest), then better options exist (e.g.

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See his book: State Capitalism and the Modernisation of the Soviet Union: A Marxist Analysis of Soviet Society (in Russian; Moscow: URSS, ). [10] See Chapter 4 in Buick and Crump, op. cit. This also seems to have been the viewpoint of the Polish dissidents Jacek Kuron and Karol Modzelewski in An Open Letter to the Party (Socialist Review.

In The Soviet Century, Moshe Lewin traces this history in all its complexity, drawing widely upon archive material previously unavailable.

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