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Author Cornell, Richard.

Title The Soviet political system : a book of readings / Richard Cornell
Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1970]


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Description xiii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents I. Understanding the Soviet political system. Models and issues in the analysis of Soviet society / Alex Inkeles -- The administered society : totalitarianism without terror / Allen Kassof -- The hybrid art of Sovietology / Arthur E. Adams -- The comparative study of communist political systems / Alfred G. Meyer -- Communism and the comparative study of development / John H. Kautsky -- Observations on bureaucracy, totalitarianism, and the comparative study of communism / Paul Hollander -- II. The environmental influences. Nationalism and the political system / Vernon V. Aspaturian -- The role of Russia in the evolution of the Soviet state / W.W. Rostow -- Ideology and Soviet politics / Daniel Bell -- The new Soviet myth : Marx is dead, long live communism! / Roy D. Laird -- Social structure and political power in the Soviet system / Vernon V. Aspaturian -- III. The party and political leadership. Cincinnatus and the apparatchik / Zbigniew Brzezinski, Samuel P. Huntington -- Groups and individuals / Jerry F. Hough -- The passing of power : reflections on the fall of Khrushchev / Henry L. Roberts -- The revolution withers away / Richard Lowenthal -- After the fall : some lessons / Robert Conquest -- Policy conflicts and leadership politics / Carl Linden -- Decision-making in the U.S.S.R. / Jeremy R. Azrael -- Interest groups and communist poliitics / Gordon Skilling -- The politics of Soviet culture, 1964-1967 / Timothy McClure -- IV. The party and the implementation of decisions. The Soviet concept of the relationship between the lower party organs and the state administration / Jerry F. Hough -- Soviet local government today / L.G. Churchward -- Micromanagement, macromanagement, and economic activity / Barry M. Richman -- The administrative intelligentsia / Alf Edeen -- V. The party and supervision of society : compliance with and the enforcement of decisions. The Soviet view of law / Eugene Kamenka -- Hosts and pests : the fight against parasites / Leon Lipson -- The Soviet educational system and the process of political socialization / Jeremy R. Azrael -- Elections, dissent, and political legitiimacy / Jerome M. Gillson -- VI. The course of change. The Soviet political system : transformation or degeneration / Zbigniew Brzezinski -- The beginning of the end? / Michel Tatu -- Changes in Russia : the need for perspectives / Frederick C. Barghoorn
Analysis Soviet Union Politics and government 1953-1985
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also issued online
Subject USSR -- Politics and government -- 1953-
USSR -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.
Author Cornell, Richard.
LC no. 71105446
ISBN 0138238316