The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev

In this book specialists address the main problems facing Gorbachev and are cautiously optimistic about his chances of modernising the USSR. It is absolutely essential that results in 1986 and 1987 are good otherwise he will face failure.

Author: Martin McCauley

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: UOM:39015027249948

Category: History

Page: 247

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In this book specialists address the main problems facing Gorbachev and are cautiously optimistic about his chances of modernising the USSR. It is absolutely essential that results in 1986 and 1987 are good otherwise he will face failure. He has been faced with serious problems in coming to power; how has he fared?
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The Soviet Union under Gorbachev Routledge Revivals

This book, first published in 1987, discusses the problems faced by Gorbachev when he entered office and how he planned to tackle them.

Author: David A. Dyker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135018900

Category: Political Science

Page: 228

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Gorbachev’s accession to General Secretary promised great changes to the Soviet Union and its relationship with the rest of the world. This book, first published in 1987, discusses the problems faced by Gorbachev when he entered office and how he planned to tackle them. Gorbachev was a figure of genuine debate in the mid-1980s, raising doubts from Western specialists regarding his radicalism and ability to reform the Soviet economic system in particular. Here, Dyker and his colleagues assess the changes Gorbachev had already made to consolidate his power base, alongside those that he was proposing to make to agriculture, industry and foreign relations at the time of publication. The book speculates about how Gorbachev might implement his proposed political and economic reforms, what opposition he might encounter and how successful he would be. A fascinating insight into Soviet economic and political policy in the years leading up to the Union’s collapse, this work will be of particular importance to students and academics researching the personality of Gorbachev and the political and economic history of the Soviet Union.
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The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev

This book, first published in 1987, discusses the problems faced by Gorbachev when he entered office and how he planned to tackle them.

Author: David A. Dyker

Publisher:

ISBN: 0415831180

Category: History

Page: 238

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Gorbachev’s accession to General Secretary promised great changes to the Soviet Union and its relationship with the rest of the world. This book, first published in 1987, discusses the problems faced by Gorbachev when he entered office and how he planned to tackle them. Gorbachev was a figure of genuine debate in the mid-1980s, raising doubts from Western specialists regarding his radicalism and ability to reform the Soviet economic system in particular. Here, Dyker and his colleagues assess the changes Gorbachev had already made to consolidate his power base, alongside those that he was proposing to make to agriculture, industry and foreign relations at the time of publication. The book speculates about how Gorbachev might implement his proposed political and economic reforms, what opposition he might encounter and how successful he would be. A fascinating insight into Soviet economic and political policy in the years leading up to the Union’s collapse, this work will be of particular importance to students and academics researching the personality of Gorbachev and the political and economic history of the Soviet Union.
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The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev

The book begins with an overview of the institutions with which Gorbachev will have to contend and then present a series of essays on which consider the prospects for economic reform, challenges and changes in social policy and the arts, ...

Author: Arthur B. Gunlicks

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: UOM:39015012878214

Category: History

Page: 163

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The book begins with an overview of the institutions with which Gorbachev will have to contend and then present a series of essays on which consider the prospects for economic reform, challenges and changes in social policy and the arts, and initiatives in foreign policy. The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev concludes with a discussion of the impact of the 27th Party Congress.
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The Waking Giant

Author: Martin Walker

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:464219969

Category: Soviet Union

Page: 282

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Perestroika

Contains primary source material.

Author: Михаил Сергеевич Горбачев

Publisher: Harpercollins

ISBN: 0060390859

Category: Political Science

Page: 254

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Contains primary source material.
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The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy

Asian pivot: the roots of Soviet economic reform -- Take off or leap forward?

Author: Chris Miller

Publisher: New Cold War History

ISBN: 1469630176

Category: Perestroĭka

Page: 244

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Asian pivot: the roots of Soviet economic reform -- Take off or leap forward?: Soviet assessments of China after Mao -- Gorbachev's gamble: interest group politics and perestroika -- Soviet industry, Sichuan style: Gorbachev's enterprise reforms -- A Soviet Shenzhen?: copying China's special economic zones -- Of subsidies and sovkhozes: restructuring Soviet agriculture -- Fiscal crisis, the Tiananmen option, and the dissolution of the USSR -- Conclusion: paths not taken?
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The Soviet Union under Brezhnev

The book makes use of a range of memoirs, interviews, archival documents and other sources not available before 1990 to place Brezhnev and his epoch in a broader historical context.

Author: William J. Tompson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317881728

Category: History

Page: 198

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The Soviet Union Under Brezhnev provides an accessible post-Soviet perspective on the history of the USSR from the mid-1960’s to the mid-1980’s. It challenges both the ‘evil empire’ image of the USSR that was widespread in the early 1980’s and the ‘stagnation’ label attached to the period by Soviet reformers under Gorbachev. The book makes use of a range of memoirs, interviews, archival documents and other sources not available before 1990 to place Brezhnev and his epoch in a broader historical context. The author: examines high politics, foreign policy and policy making explores broader social, cultural and demographic trends presents a picture of Soviet society in the crucial decades prior to the upheavals and crises of the late 1980’s While stopping well short of a full-scale rehabilitation of Brezhnev, Tompson rejects the prevailing image of the Soviet leader as a colourless non-entity, drawing attention to Brezhnev’s real political skills, as well as his faults, and to the systemic roots of many of the problems he faced.
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Soviet Society Under Perestroika

This is an up-to-the-minute revised edition of a text which, since its publication in 1990, has been extremely influential. The great changes of the past 18 months have entailed a comprehensive updating of the book.

Author: David Lane

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134903047

Category: Political Science

Page: 464

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This is an up-to-the-minute revised edition of a text which, since its publication in 1990, has been extremely influential. The great changes of the past 18 months have entailed a comprehensive updating of the book. This edition takes account of new developments that include the independence of the Baltic states and the treaty which sparked 1991's attempted coup.
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Collapse of Socialism in Russia

This work is the result of her research carried out under field trip from the Indian Council of Social Science Research. Vasundhara Mohan lives in Mumbai (Bombay), India.

Author: Vasundhara Mohan

Publisher:

ISBN: 1842901591

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

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The collapse of Socialism has had a profound effect on the society and politics in the countries that emerged after the break up of the Soviet Union. These countries had to learn everything from scratch. The collapse of socialism started teaching the new breed of politicians not only the fundamentals of real democracy but also the negative factors associated with democracy found in a typical developing country. The effects of the collapse of socialism in the Soviet Union touched all sections of society, especially Russian women. Education and other social services lost their importance in an economy that was now in shambles. Although a number of Western scholars have written volumes on the collapse of socialism in the Soviet Union this book is the first attempt by an Indian scholar (Vasundhara Mohan, Associate Professor, Centre for Central Eurasian Studies, University of Mumbai, India) to look at the effects with specific reference to the Democratisation of Soviet Polity, the status of women and the impact on the other social aspects of Russian Society. Written in a lucid style, this work is based on the author's research and personal knowledge acquired during her visit to Russia.Vasundhara Mohan obtained her Ph.D, in Political Science from the South Asia Studies Centre of the Rajasthan University at Jaipur in India for her work on the Muslim minorities of Sri Lanka. Her work on the status of the Muslim community in Sri Lanka has been published 'Muslims of Sri Lanka, Aalekh, Jaipur: 1985' as well as her doctoral dissertation 'Identity Crisis of the Muslims of Sri Lanka; Mittal, Delhi: 1987'. She later joined the Centre for Soviet Studies of the Bombay University in India. Continuing her post-Doctoral research, she worked on the nationalities problems in the Soviet Union, US-Soviet Relations and other contemporary issues. An alumni of the Salzburg Seminar, she continues to teach and guide research at the Centre (now renamed Centre for Central Eurasian Studies). Her publications include Soviet Foreign Policy in South Asia: A Case Study of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh; Soviet Union Under Gorbachev; and Evaluation of the Gorbachev Era. This work is the result of her research carried out under field trip from the Indian Council of Social Science Research. Vasundhara Mohan lives in Mumbai (Bombay), India.
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Moscow And The Third World Under Gorbachev

This book explores the scope of Moscow's "new thinking" in its Third World context—highlighted by the USSR's surprising withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1988.

Author: W. Raymond Duncan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429718335

Category: History

Page: 278

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This book explores the scope of Moscow's "new thinking" in its Third World context—highlighted by the USSR's surprising withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1988. It reviews the foreign policy record Gorbachev inherited and assesses his economic and strategic priorities in the diplomatic arena.
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Conversations with Gorbachev

In 1993 they decided that their conversations might be of interest to others and so they began to tape-record them. This book is the product of that "thinking out loud" process.

Author: Mikhail Gorbachev

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231118651

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

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Readers are invited to eavesdrop on an intimate conversation between one of the towering figures of the 20th century and his closest friend as they chat about the momentous events they lived through and helped orchestrate.
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Soviet Workers and the Collapse of Perestroika

A comprehensive analysis of the role of labour policy in the development and ultimate collapse of Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms.

Author: Donald Filtzer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521452929

Category: History

Page: 295

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A comprehensive analysis of the role of labour policy in the development and ultimate collapse of Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms.
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The Waking Giant

Author: Martin J. Walker

Publisher:

ISBN: 0394552393

Category: Soviet Union

Page: 282

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The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev

STUDIES IN RUSSIA AND EAST EUROPE formerly Studies in Russian and East European History Chairman of the Editorial Board: M. A. Branch, Director, School of Slavonic and East European Studies. This series includes books on general, ...

Author: Martin McCauley

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781349186488

Category: Political Science

Page: 247

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In this book specialists address the main problems facing Gorbachev and are cautiously optimistic about his chances of modernising the USSR. It is absolutely essential that results in 1986 and 1987 are good otherwise he will face failure. He has been faced with serious problems in coming to power; how has he fared?
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