3 edition of Restructuring perestroika found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by J.L. Black.|
|Series||USSR documents annual -- 1990|
|Contributions||Black, J. L. 1937-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
|ISBN 10||0875691501, 0875691536|
“The pragmatic basis for a revised US response to ‘perestroika’ is the need to protect and preserve the American system from ‘restructuring’ preparatory to ‘convergence’ with the ‘reformed’ Soviet system, and to save the American people from the blood baths and re-education camps which such ‘convergence’ will eventually bring about, of which the West . The following items are just a sampling of what is covered in this page book: Perestroika is the result of 30 years of preparation and strategy in the "restructuring of the whole world." (pg. 45) - The actions of Russia in securing victories by the Leftist parties in the recent elections of the U.S., West Germany, France and Britain.
Book is signed by Mikhail Gorbachev on bookplate, affixed to title page. Mikhail Gorbachev was the eighth and final General Secretary of the communist party of the Soviet Union. His book, Perestroika, details his "restructuring" of the soviet state to overcome economic the stagnation that had plagued the country for many years. Seller Inventory. Alert readers will by now be carping: “But perestroika ended up destroying the very system it was meant to save.” Yes, that is because it was Soviet-style, top-down restructuring.
Such, it would seem, is the clear and present threat now encroaching the national gallery over the issue of restructuring. Depending on where you stand on the divide today, the word is applied loosely in a manner likely to confound even those who originally conceived the word, “perestroika” (restructuring), in the last years of the old. Rare soviet watch, mens watch Raketa, publicity, perestroika, restructuring, vintage mechanical watch USSR, working. USSRovskyVintage 5 out of 5 .
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This book (Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World) was Restructuring perestroika book just a few years before the Soviet Union collapse, yet provides vital clues to explain the then impending collapse. In the first 30 pages of the book, Gorbachev provides a searing indictment of Soviet society.
The economy couldn't produce useful goods and by: An interesting book, about the necessity to reform, to correct and to improve. It also provided a good illustration of Restructuring perestroika book difference between Socialism and Communism; and why communism should be understood as a government position, whereas Socialism is more relevantly thought of as a personal decision/5.
Perestroika (restructuring) presents Gorbachev's aspirations and major policies. "Democratization" of management and society is a central if undefined goal. The author admits past stagnation in /5(3). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes (ix, ; pages) ; 24 cm. Contents: V Gorbachev speaks.
Mikhail Gorbachev's perestroika is a historic effort at restructuring the troubled Soviet economy. Wide-ranging in scope, harnessed with cultural and political reforms, it raises intriguing and important questions: Are Gorbachev's ideas different from the Kosygin-Brezhnev reform of Pages: Book Description Soviet Workers and Perestroika is a comprehensive analysis of the role of labour policy in the development and ultimate collapse of.
"In Gorbachev's Glasnost: The Soviet Media in the First Phase of Perestroika, author Joseph Gibbs traces the development of glasnost as both concept and policy, from the Leninist idea of "criticism and self-criticism" to Gorbachev's attempt to modernize and reinterpret that doctrine to fit his own political goals and aspirations."--Jacket.
Perestroika (“restructuring” in Russian) refers to a series of political and economic reforms meant to kick-start the stagnant s economy of the Soviet Union. Its architect, President Mikhail. We need to restructure government completely, not only by examining each program to identify waste and inefficiency, but—more important—by questioning, rethinking, and redefining what the state government's role should be, even in popular areas like education.
The state needs true restructuring: perestroika, not incremental reform. The. Perestroika, which means restructuring, is Mikhail Gorbachev's own account of the revolution he is presently implementing in the U.S.S.R. Seventy 4/5(4). Table of Contents Editor's Introduction 1 Perestroika: The Restructuring of the Past or the Invention of the Future?/ Mikhail Kuraev 13 A Step to the Left, a Step to the Right / Boris Kagarlitsky 21 Perestroika in Reverse Perspective: The Reforms of the s / Sidney Monas 35 "Zhitie Aleksandra Boldinskogo": Pushkin's Elevation to Sainthood in Soviet Culture / Paul.
This book (Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World) was written just a few years before the Soviet Union collapse, yet provides vital clues to explain the then impending collapse. In the first 30 pages of the book, Gorbachev provides a searing indictment of Soviet society.
“ Perestroika (restructuring) presents Gorbachev’s aspirations and major policies. ‘Democratization’ of management and society is a central if undefined goal.
The author admits past stagnation in domestic, and mistakes in foreign, policy. Perestroika perestroika (pər´ĕstroy´kə), Soviet economic and social policy of the late s.
Perestroika [restructuring] was the term attached to the attempts (–91) by Mikhail Gorbachev to transform the stagnant, inefficient command economy of the Soviet Union into a decentralized market-oriented economy. This book deals with a critique of perestroika (the Gorbachev restructuring reforms), written from the vantage point of the world struggle for socialism.
It is impossible to analyze such a vast social and political phenomenon as perestroika solely on the basis of the exigencies of the USSR alone. The first four years present a fascinating tableau of Soviet change and resistance to change. This book provides the reader with the insights to understand the processes now under way in the largest country in the world.
For those who wish to be informed about the Soviet Union and aim to follow events there, it will be required reading. The Restructuring of Perestroika: Pragmatism and Ideology (The Preamble to the Soviet Constitution of Revisited) Introduction Oddly perhaps, my contextual approach to perestroika is framed by three near-trivial recollections.
Two of. Print book: National government publication: This report considers the changes in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe as a part of a larger plan for fundamental restructuring--perestroika--of the Soviet Union and posits the view that there may be more to Gorbachev's statements that socialism is not dead than just rhetoric.
The author. The upshot was, as noted, installation of the momentous policy of perestroika—the restructuring of the Soviet economy. Broadly applied at home and abroad, says the General Secretary, perhaps with a twinkle in his eye, perestroika could lead to a “nuclear-free, non-vio-lent world.”.
But restructuring was not to be divorced from the past, The essence of perestroika lies in the fact that it unites socialism with democracy and revives the Leninist concept of socialist construction both in theory and practice.
Such is the essence of perestroika, which accounts for its genuine revolutionary spirit and its all-embracing scope. "I found this book to be one of the most instructive and, at the same time, succinct, descriptions of the various aspects of perestroika. Especially admirable is Professor Desai's ability to combine highly professional economic analysis of the process with a general political and social picture of the Soviet Union and the problems it faces."—Adam B.
Ulam, Harvard University.Attempting to revitalize Soviet society, in the mid 's, the party finally began its "glasnost" (opening up) and "perestroika" (restructuring) campaigns. Glasnost was an attempt to allow people to freely criticize the government.
Perestroika was the attempt to reform and restructure the economy. But these were either too little or too late.The book is divided into two parts of roughly equal length. The first half of the book deals with perestroika and Soviet domestic politics, the second half with 'new thinking' and Soviet foreign policy objectives.
But of course, as Gorbachev makes clear on a .