The Politics of Economic Stagnation in the Soviet Union: The Role of Local Party Organs in Economic Management

The Politics of Economic Stagnation in the Soviet Union: The Role of Local Party Organs in Economic Management

by Peter Rutland

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ISBN-13: 9780521121309
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2009
Series: Cambridge Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies Series , #88
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Preface; Glossary of Russian terms and abbreviations; Introduction: the party in the post-totalitarian system; 1. The party and the economy: structures and principles; 2. Party interventions in industry; 3. Interventions in industry: case studies; 4. The party as regional coordinator; 5. Regional coordination: case studies; 6. The party as fireman: party interventions in the transport and energy sectors; 7. The role of the party in agriculture; 8. Non-party control organs; 9. The principles underlying the party's work with cadres; 10. The obkom elite in the 1980s; 11. Party and economy under Perestroika; Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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