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The Soviet system and modern society. by Fischer, George

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Published by Atherton Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Kommunisticheskai͡a︡ partii͡a︡ Sovetskogo Soi͡u︡za,
  • Executives -- Soviet Union,
  • Power (Social sciences),
  • Civilization, Modern

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Edition Notes

ContributionsColumbia University. Bureau of Applied Social Research., Columbia University. Russian Institute.
LC ClassificationsHM141 .F49
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5608914M
LC Control Number68016408

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Kornai examines the classical system in the first half of the book, and moves on to explore the complex process of reform in the second half. The Socialist System is addressed to economists in the first place, but also to political scientists, sociologists, and s: 8.   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.   The interview dates back to , and it was conducted by the author, filmmaker, and John Birch Society gadfly G. Edward Griffin with a Soviet defector and . – up-to-date details on the development of a federal system and on local government – a thoroughly updated bibliography This new and revised edition consolidates the reputation of Russian Politics and Society as the single most comprehensive standard textbook on post-Soviet Russia.

"The essays are broad enough in their themes, sophisticated enough in their interpretations, and focused enough in their discussions to lend themselves well to critical analysis by undergraduates."--Laurie Bernstein, Rutgers University, Camden "I consider the book to be one of the best readers available on the market for university courses on Soviet History or Modern Russian History."--Olga Reviews: 6.   Roberts then discusses Soviet “war communism” () as a failed attempt to faithfully put into effect the socialist utopia described by Marx. Roberts also provides an account of how the post Soviet economy actually worked, although extremely poorly. 2. The Anti-Semitic Tradition in Modern Socialism, by Edmund Silberner. Inaugural. The Soviet Union is a modern industrial society, and all industrial societies have features in common. This is what makes Nine Soviet Portraits such fascinating reading: it gives compelling insights into the men and women who live behind the Iron Curtain and the social and psychological dynamics which motivate them, and offers an unusual. security of incarceration. The political message of “Modern Times” would seem unmistakable. * This essay was first developed in a seminar on Soviet history in that I was privileged to teach as an adjunct at Columbia University, where some one dozen advanced graduate students and I read only monographs that were not about the Soviet Union.