An Algebra of Soviet Power: Elite Circulation in the Belorussian Republic, 1966-86

An Algebra of Soviet Power: Elite Circulation in the Belorussian Republic, 1966-86

by Michael E. Urban, Urban Michael E.
     
 

In An Algebra of Soviet Power, Michael Urban adopts a fresh approach and introduces into the field of political elite studies the sociological technique of vacancy chain analysis.See more details below

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In An Algebra of Soviet Power, Michael Urban adopts a fresh approach and introduces into the field of political elite studies the sociological technique of vacancy chain analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521372565
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies Series, #67
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures and tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Method, model and historical background; 2. Hierarchy, mobility and a stratified model; 3. Centralization as a determinant of elite circulation; 4. The regional structure of elite circulation; 5. The structure of patronage affiliations; 6. Does faction make a difference?; 7. Political succession; 8. Conclusions, implications and the question of levels; Appendices; Notes; Index.

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