Ideology and the Collapse of the Soviet System: A Critical History of Soviet Ideological Discourse

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 1995 - Political Science - 227 pages
'. . . this is an excellent book which sheds considerable light upon the role of ideology, particularly in the last years of the Soviet Union.'
- Graeme Gill, Europe - Asia Studies
'. . . this work is a serious attempt to bring ideolog
 

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Contents

Bringing Ideology Back In Ideology and the Party in the Soviet Model of Politics
1
The Origins of Soviet Ideology and the Power of the Party
31
Ideology After Stalin Khrushchev Brezhnev and the Revival of Communist Construction
64
Breaking the Ice From Uskorenie to Perestroika Gorbachevism 198587
95
The Second Phase of Perestroika Socialist Pluralism of Opinions the Socialist Lawbased State Socialist Choice and the Party
122
The End of the Soviet Model of Politics The Failure of the Party and the Collapse of Party Hegemony
152
Conclusion Ideology and the Collapse of the Soviet System
189
Bibliography
199
Index
221
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Neil Robinson, Lecturer in Government, University of Essex, UK

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