Perestroika Era Politics: The New Soviet Legislature and Gorbachev's Political Reforms

Perestroika Era Politics: The New Soviet Legislature and Gorbachev's Political Reforms

by Robert T. Huber, Larry D Kelley
     
 

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This book is an evaluation of the new legislative politics in the Soviet Union. The contributors examine the uneven progress of electoral and constitutional reform, the composition, organisation, staffing and procedures of the Congress of People's Deputies and the Supreme Soviet, the development of factions, movements and parties on the left, on the right, and of the…  See more details below

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This book is an evaluation of the new legislative politics in the Soviet Union. The contributors examine the uneven progress of electoral and constitutional reform, the composition, organisation, staffing and procedures of the Congress of People's Deputies and the Supreme Soviet, the development of factions, movements and parties on the left, on the right, and of the nationalist bent, the path of executive-legislative relations and case studies of the role of the legislature on domestic and foreign policy realms. This book should prove of interest to students of Soviet politics, political parties, and legislative politics, as well as for anyone interested in the struggle of political ideas, forces, and institutions in the USSR today.

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Informed by previous experience in comparative studies of political institutions, particularly legislatures, nine American and one Russian political scientists explain the present structure of the Soviet legislature, including the new legal framework, the formation of parties and other groups, and how it is intended to function. Paper edition (unseen), $15.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780873328302
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/31/1990
Series:
Contemporary Soviet/Post-Soviet Politics Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.78(d)

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