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Perestroika in perspective

Padma Desai

Perestroika in perspective

the design and dilemmas of Soviet reform

by Padma Desai

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perestroika.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1986-,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPadma Desai.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC336.26
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,138p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21622123M
    ISBN 100691042438

    This book (Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World) was written just a few years before the Soviet Union collapse, yet provides vital clues to explain the then impending collapse. In the first 30 pages of the book, Gorbachev provides a searing indictment of Soviet society. The economy couldn't produce useful goods and services.   PERESTROIKA BEFORE AND AFTER: TWO VIEWS In light of Mikhail Gorbachev's policy of glasnost, The Book Review asked a Soviet scholar, as well as an American specialist, to discuss Ed Hewett's book.

    Perestroika (Russian: перестро́йка; IPA: ()) [1] was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the s (), widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his glasnost (meaning "openness") policy reform. The literal meaning of perestroika is "restructuring", referring to the restructuring of the Soviet political and. Children of Perestroika in Israel explores the absorption processes of adolescents from the former Soviet Union into Israeli society. The writers examine the phenomenon from a personal perspective, dealing with values, self confidence, achievement motivation, and the ability to cope with the situation; from a family perspective, discussing family structure and functioning.

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Ulam, Harvard University. Mikhail Gorbachev's perestroika is a historic effort at restructuring the troubled Soviet economy. Wide-ranging in scope, harnessed with cultural and political reforms, it raises intriguing and important questions: Are Gorbachev's ideas different from the Kosygin-Brezhnev reform of that came to naught.

What kinds of problems do the Russians have in understanding the. Perestroika in Perspective. Padma Desai. Skillfully combining charts, photographs, cartoons, and quotes, this book offers a unique and coherent view of the strategy underlying Gorbachev’s reform efforts to date — and does so gracefully and with sparkle, in terms completely understandable to the layperson.

Read this book on Questia. Using a unique comparative perspective, this volume brings together leading scholars from the U.S. and Eastern Europe to describe and analyze the political democratization and economic decentralization in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Germany, and the fragmenting Soviet Union.

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A rigorously argued and lively interpretation of the transformation of the Soviet system, the disintegration of the Soviet state, the end of the Cold War, and the role of Mikhail Gorbachev. Written by a leading authority on Soviet politics, this thoroughly researched book draws on new archival sources and puts perestroika in fresh perspective.4/5(12).

Written by a leading authority on Soviet politics, this thoroughly researched book draws on new archival sources and puts perestroika in fresh perspective. Perestroika began as an attempt by a minority within the leadership of the Communist Party to reform the Soviet system.

The decisive role was played by the new General Secretary, Mikhail Price: $ Written by a leading authority on Soviet politics, this thoroughly researched book draws on new archival sources and puts perestroika in fresh perspective.

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Seven Years that Changed the World Perestroika in Perspective Archie Brown. The author's previous book The Gorbachev Factor (OUP, ) won the W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize of the Political Studies Association of the UK for best political science book of the year and the Alec Nove Prize of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies for the best book.

Archie Brown’s Seven Years That Changed the World provides a thorough, balanced, and insightful analysis of Mikhail Gorbachev’s perestroika.

The book is not a straight narrative of events and changing concepts; instead, it discusses the final seven years of Soviet history from several different vantage points. Get this from a library. Perestroika: the historical perspective. [Catherine Merridale; Chris Ward; King's College Research Centre Project on Soviet History and Politics ;] -- An account of Perestroika's origins and development.

The themes covered include politics, ideology, economics, foreign affairs, social change, the national question and cultural policy.

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glasnost (gläs´nōst), Soviet cultural and social policy of the late ing his ascension to the leadership of the USSR inMikhail Gorbachev began to promote a policy of openness in public discussions about current and historical problems. The policy was termed glasnost [openness].

The brutality of the Stalin era, such as the great purges and the Katyn massacre. Mikhail Gorbachev's perestroika is a historic effort at restructuring the troubled Soviet economy.

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Free shipping for many products. Perestroika: Retrospect and Prospect SINCE this book was completed in late and first pub­ lished in Mayrapid changes have continued to occur in the Soviet Union.

Eastern Europe has broken away, unfolding its own perestroika and glasnost' with breath­ taking speed. The principal questions today arise from the.

His most recent book, as editor and co-author, is The Demise of Marxism-Leninism in Russia (Palgrave Macmillan, ).

His Seven Years that Changed the World: Perestroika in Perspective will be published by Oxford University Press in spring Cited by: Padma Desai Perestroika in Perspective The Design and Dilemmas of Soviet Reform – Updated Edition.

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Both books give proof that a skillful professional scholar can present for the general reader, in brief compass, the essence of the crisis of the Soviet system and Gorbachev's campaign to meet and overcome it.

Kerblay, a sociologist, and Desai, an economist, both go beyond their own disciplines to measure the full scope of the changes being brought about by revolution from .A rigorously argued and lively interpretation of the transformation of the Soviet system, the disintegration of the Soviet state, the end of the Cold War, and the role of Mikhail Gorbachev.

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