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New thinking in Soviet politics

New thinking in Soviet politics

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1985-1991.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Archie Brown.
      ContributionsBrown, Archie, 1938-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN6581 .N48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 115 p. ;
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1561728M
      ISBN 100312079192
      LC Control Number91043095

      Gorbachev’s new thinking on domestic and foreign policy seemed to have limitless possibilities. Soon there were free elections in Poland, the Berlin wall fell, and Germany reunified, all leading to the disintegration of the Soviet Union in August, The panoply of theories for the fall of the Soviet Union are many, and we in the United. (shelved 2 times as soviet-history) avg rating — 16, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

      The book concludes with a chapter arguing the advantages of thinking theoretically about Russian and Soviet politics with the establishment of a new epistemic community organized around studies employing middle-range theory. This book presents examples of solutions to long-standing debates between area studies and the academic disciplines and.   But this "new thinking" in America differs in at least one important respect from Mikhail Gorbachev’s "new thinking" about Soviet-American relations. Gorbachev seems to want to make changes swiftly. Americans insist upon proceeding cautiously, testing Soviet good faith at each by:

      Read this book on Questia. The Cold War between East and West--a continuing series of political crises, any one of which had the potential for escalating to military confrontation carrying the risk of destruction of our civilization--has existed for over forty years.   Gorbachev's Gamble is a sympathetic and detailed analysis of how the last Soviet leader's 'new political thinking' brought about the break-up of the Warsaw Pact and of the Soviet Union itself in " Europe-Asia Studies "This gripping book is one that deserves the attention of students of politics, international relations and history."Author: Andrei Grachev.


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The most comprehensive analysis of new thinking in Soviet politics yet undertaken, embracing writing on the Soviet economy, the political system, the national question, foreign policy and the future of world communism.

The authors are among the best-known and most highly-regarded specialists on the Soviet Union in the Western world. Although concise, the book is also the most comprehensive analysis yet undertaken of new thinking in Soviet politics, embracing writing on the economy, the political system, the National Question, foreign policy and the future (if any) of world communism.

Get this from a library. New thinking in Soviet politics. [Archie Brown; St. Anthony's College.;] -- Ideas previously censored in the USSR because of the challenge they posed both to Marxism-Leninism and the political and economic foundation of the Soviet state have become the subject of public.

This New thinking in Soviet politics 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. The economy couldn't produce useful goods and by: Gorbachev and New Thinking in Soviet Foreign Policy, In the late s, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev implemented a series of changes in his country's social, economic and foreign policies designed to bolster the domestic standard of living and usher in a.

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.

The economy couldn't produce useful goods and services/5(13). New political thinking on international relations during the Gorbachev era of Soviet politics received considerable attention in the West from government agencies and academics.

Much of the analysis was concerned with matters of immediate policy relevance, and the relatively few attempts to assess new thinking in more theoretical terms tended Cited by: 2. For with glasnost, the new Soviet style of light and openness, with the new Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START) with the Soviet Union, and now with perestroika, the new Soviet policy of restructuring its economy and the title of a revealing if not subtly propagandistic book by year-old Author: William H.

Peterson. "Gorbachev's new thinking does not indicate that the Soviet Union wishes to abandon its role as a world power, but it provides a different picture of the world and redefines the Soviet role in it". Discusses (1) the failure of Brezhnev's foreign policy (2) Gorbachev's redefinition of Soviet thinking on international relations (3) new principles of defensive sufficiency (4) effects on arms Cited by: 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. The economy couldn't produce useful goods and services. Books & the Arts; NovemIssue; Mikhail Gorbachev’s New Thinking The New Thinking Mikhail Gorbachev set out to transform the Soviet Union from within.

Yet more important than what that much-used concept connotes in Soviet conventional usage is the fact that there really has been ‘new thinking’ — the coming to the fore of new ideas — on the Soviet political system as well as on the economy and on the Soviet Union’s relations with the rest of the by: 2.

Since coming to power, Gorbachev, through his programs of "glasnost" and "perestroika", has led the reorganization of the Soviet Union's political and economic structure has allowed greater freedom and openness in the Soviet society.

As part of the Soviet Union's political restructuring, Gorbachev assumed the new position of president in /5(3). The shift to the right in Western politics is a revolt against the neoliberal coalitions that have governed since the Soviet Union collapsed.

Today, however, the politicians cannot blame socialism. This book of ten original essays provides a showcase of currently diverse theoretical agendas in the field of international relations. Contributors address the theoretical analysis that their perspective brings to the issue of change in global politics.

Written for readers with a general interest in and knowledge of world affairs, New Thinking in International Relations Theory can also be. That Soviet-era textbook renounced the past by emphasizing the future, whereas Halberstadt learns of a new, Putin-era textbook with the antiseptic title.

Although the essays in this book were originally written to explore the tensions between Soviet communism and Russian culture, the thinking about the Russian mind that emerges is.

Soviet Active Measures in The 'Post-Cold War' Era The Conciliatory Slogans Of New Political Thinking. Although there were many interesting developments in the post-Cold War era as Soviet disinformation and active measures became more conciliatory, alarmist, and focused on domestic political rivals, the most far-reaching and intriguing event, indeed, in many ways, the defining mark.

The book Breakthr ough: Emerging New Thinking had the good fortune to be published late induring that amazing time when the Cold War went from almost hot to almost over. In a miraculous transformation of confrontation into cooperation, the book simultaneously came off two printing presses, literally a world Size: 2MB.

However, what is truly historic about the Gorbachev phenomenon is that the need for such new thinking has been embraced by a world power.

Indeed, Gorbachev has succeeded in placing it at the very center of world politics. There 'is now no agenda of international issues that can escape the demand for new thinking.

The initial results are exciting. The last decade has seen rapid and fundamental change in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Although there has been considerable academic comment on these changes over the years, detailed empirical and theoretical research on the transformation of the post-Soviet space is only just beginning to appear as new paradigms are developed to explain change.Book entries have references to journal articles and reviews about them when helpful.

The Nationalities Factor in Soviet Politics and Society. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. New Thinking in Soviet Propaganda. Soviet Studies, 21(1), pp.

———. ().The bomb in this book’s title is the nuclear bomb, a weapon that has become increasingly powerful since relatively crude nuclear devices were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II.