The Soviet Polity in the Modern Era (Google eBook)

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Erik P. Hoffmann, Robbin Frederick Laird
Transaction Publishers, 1984 - Political Science - 942 pages
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Contents

The Mortal Danger
5
Swollen State Spent Society Stalins Legacy to Brezhnevs Russia
41
Soviet Politics From the Future to the Past?
69
The Friends and Foes of Change Reformism and Conservatism in the Soviet Union
85
Soviet Perspectives on Leadership and Administration
109
Party and Bureaucracy
131
Soviet Insiders How Power Flows in Moscow
167
Brezhnev and the Communist Party
193
The Household Sector The View from the Bottom
529
Social Stratification and Class
563
Emergent Nationality Problems in the USSR
607
Information White Tass and Letters to the Editor
633
The Effectiveness of Political Propaganda in the USSR
663
Society under Strain
691
Dissent and Political Change in the Soviet Union
717
The Soviet Political System
753

On the Adaptability of Soviet WelfareState Authoritarianism
219
The New Soviet Constitution of 1977
247
USSR The Corrupt Society
293
The Powers of the Soviet KGB
311
Rethinking the Organizational Weapon The Soviet System in a Systems Age
331
War Militarism and the Soviet State
359
The Impact of the Military on Soviet Society
393
Central Intelligence Agency Briefing on the Soviet Economy
417
The Soviet Economy Problems and Prospects
447
Planning and Management
467
Lessons of the Brezhnev Policies on Land and Water and the Future of Reform
511
The PerilPoints
771
On Established Communist Party Regimes
785
The Soviet Union as an Advanced Society
809
The Competition between Soviet Conservatives and Modernizers Domestic and International Aspects
825
The Harsh Decade Soviet Policies in the 1980s
841
Soviet Succession Issues and Personalities
861
A Different Crisis
895
Muddling Through
903
Choice and Change in Soviet Politics
915
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About the author (1984)

Erik P. Hoffmann is Professor of Political Science, The Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany, and Senior Associate, Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University. He is coauthor of Technocratic Socialism: The Soviet Union in the Advanced Industrial Era, The Politics of Economic Modernization in the Soviet Union, and "The Scientific-Technological Revolution" and Soviet Foreign Policy; editor of The Soviet Union in the 1980s; and coeditor (with Frederick J. Fleron) of The Conduct of Soviet Foreign Policy (Aldine, 1980) and The Soviet Polity in the Modern Era (Aldine, 1984).

Robbin F. Laird is Senior Researcher, Strategy, Forces, and Resources Division, Institute for Defense Analyses, Alexandria, Virginia. He is author of France, The Soviet Union, and the Nuclear Weapons Issue; coauthor of Technocratic Socialism: The Soviet Union in the Advanced Industrial Era, The Soviet Union and Strategic Arms, The Politics of Economic Modernization in the Soviet Union, and "The Scientific-Technological Revolution" and Soviet Foreign Policy; and coeditor (with Erik P. Hoffmann) of The Soviet Polity in the Modern Era (Aldine, 1984).

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