The Soviet Regional Dilemma: Planning, People, and Natural Resources
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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2 THEORETICAL PREMISES
3 REGIONAL DIFFERENCES
4 THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION
5 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNDER DEBATE
6 DECISIONS ON REGIONAL POLICY
7 IMPLEMENTATION AND RESULTS
11th Five-year Plan 26th Party Congress According analysis areas Armenia Azerbaidzhan Baltic Belorussia budget capital investments Central Asia Central Asian republics Central Committee Communist Council of Ministers decisionmaking decisions Dellenbrant developed republics development of Siberia distribution economic development economic growth economic policy economic regions enterprises Estonia European exist figures five-year planning period goals Gosplan Ibid implementation important indicators industrial growth industrial output influence Kazakhstan khoz Kirghizia labor productivity Latvia level of development Lithuania living standard ment Moldavia national income nomic oblast official Soviet organization Percent plan fulfillment plan targets Politburo Pravda priorities problems of regional projected rapid raw materials regional development regional differences regional equalization relatively republic level RSFSR Rubles per Capita scholars sectors Siberia social Sovetskaia Soviet economy Soviet regional policy Soviet republics Soviet society Soviet Union Sovnarkhoz SSSR Supreme Soviet Table Tadzhikistan tion TPCs Turkmenistan Ukraine union level union-republic USSR Uzbekistan various Western
Page 11 - If things were left to market forces unhampered by any policy interferences, industrial production, commerce, banking, insurance, shipping and, indeed, almost all those economic activities which in a developing economy tend to give a bigger than average return — and, in addition, science, art, literature, education and higher culture generally — would cluster in certain localities and regions, leaving the rest of the country more or less in a backwater.
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