The Soviet Regional Dilemma: Planning, People, and Natural Resources

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M.E. Sharpe, 1986 - Business & Economics - 218 pages
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Incorporating an oral history approach, this history of radio covers the impact of the arrival of television, the rise of transistor radios, the popularity of rock n' roll, FM stereo stations, underground radio of the sixties, talk radio, public radio, and how technology will affect its future.
 

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Contents

1 THE PROBLEM OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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2 THEORETICAL PREMISES
23
3 REGIONAL DIFFERENCES
35
4 THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION
62
5 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNDER DEBATE
85
6 DECISIONS ON REGIONAL POLICY
98
7 IMPLEMENTATION AND RESULTS
132
8 REVIEW AND SUMMARY
176
EPILOGUE
182
NOTES
184
BIBLIOGRAPHY
195
BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX
205
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
218
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