The Russian Quest for Peace and Democracy

The Russian Quest for Peace and Democracy

by Metta Spencer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739144732
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 09/16/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Metta Spencer is editor-in-chief of Peace magazine and professor emeritus of sociology at University of Toronto. To learn more about the author and her research, please visit

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Termites and Barking Dogs
Chapter 2: Social Capital and Ideology
Chapter 3: Two Scientists, Two Paths
Chapter 4: Foreign Communists
Chapter 5: Three Freelance Diplomats
Chapter 6: A Civil Society: Elite Bears and Doves
Chapter 7: Scientists and Weaponeers
Chapter 8: In the Hands of Experts
Chapter 9: Do Peace and Democracy Work?
Chapter 10: The Soviet Peace Movement at the Time of the Coup
Chapter 11: The End and the Beginning
Chapter 12: From Below and Sideways
Chapter 13: Social Traps? Toward an Explanation of Totalitarianism
Chapter 14: Quest? What Quest?
Chapter 15: Conclusion

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