Soviet politics in perspective

Other titles
  • Soviet politics an introduction
  • Soviet politics : an introduction.
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • London ; New York : Routledge 1998
Physical description
xiii, 354 p. : ill., maps.
ISBN
  • 0415169925
  • 0415071534 (pbk.)
  • 9780203058237 (Proquest Ebook Central)
Notes
  • Rev. ed. of: Soviet politics. 1989.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p.303-42) and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Original electronic resource. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Ebrary eBook
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Pt. I. History. 1. The Russian legacy. 2. The creation of the Soviet state. 3. Stalin and Stalinism. 4. Khrushchev and destalinisation. 5. From Brezhnev to Gorbachev -- Pt. II. Government. 6. The communist party. 7. The structure of power. 8. Security and justice. 9. Local government and participation -- Pt. III. Politics. 10. Power and policy-making. 11. Ideology and authority. 12. Class and gender. 13. From dissent to pluralism -- Pt. IV. Policies. 14. The command economy and reform. 15. Nationality politics. 16. Foreign and defence policy -- Pt. V. Perspectives. 17. Rise and fall of the Soviet system. 18. Conclusion: Soviet politics in perspective.
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Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Soviet Politics in Perspective is a new edition of Richard Sakwas successful textbook Soviet Politics: an introduction. Thoroughly revised and updated it builds on the previous editions comprehensive and accessible exploration of the Soviet system, from its rise in 1919 to its collapse in 1991.
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