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Author Bryson, Phillip J.

Title The reluctant retreat : the Soviet and East German departure from central planning / Phillip J. Bryson
Published Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Dartmouth, [1995]


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Description xviii, 410 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. Central Economic Planning and Early Soviet Reform Efforts. 1. The Nature and Deficiencies of Soviet-Type Planning. 2. The Process of Soviet Reform. 3. The Early Gorbachev Years: Genesis of Perestroika. 4. Gorbachev's Perestroika -- Pt. 2. Planning and Organizational Refinements in the GDR: An Alternative to Reform? 5. East German Traditional Centralism. 6. Combine Formation: Alternative to Reform? -- Pt. 3. Soviet and East German Planning Systems: Some Comparative Considerations. 7. Plan Perfecting: Comparisons of Soviet and East German Experience. 8. Socialist Material Life: East German Social Welfare Policies. 9. Socialist Material Life: Soviet Consumption and Social Welfare Policies -- Pt. 4. The Current Struggle to Eschew Central Planning. 10. Decline and Fall of the Honecker Economy. 11. The Transformation of the East German Economy. 12. Perestroika, Phase III. 13. The Decline of Soviet Planning: Transformation Efforts from 1990
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Central planning -- Soviet Union.
Central planning -- Germany (East)
Free enterprise -- Soviet Union.
Free enterprise -- Germany (East)
USSR -- Economic policy.
Germany (East) -- Economic policy.
LC no. 94046889
ISBN 1855215233