Ideology, politics, and government in the Soviet Union

an introduction, by John A.
  • 160 Pages
  • 0.56 MB
  • English
F.A. Praeger , New York
Kommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ Sovetskogo Soi︠u︡za., Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-
SeriesPraeger publications in Russian history and world communism -- no.113
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22109536M

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[John A Armstrong] The background --The ideology --The party --The apparatus --Instruments of coercion --The administration and the economy --The Soviets and the nationalities --Interpenetration of domestic and foreign policy. Ideology and policy: the political uses of doctrine in the Soviet Union.

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The Congress was replaced in the Soviet Constitution by the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet accordance with Arti it functioned as the highest state authority and the only legislative branch of the Soviet Union.

According to Article of the Soviet. Politics is the set of activities that are associated with the governance of a country, state or area.

It involves making decisions that apply to groups of members and achieving and exercising positions of governance—organized control over a human community. The academic study of politics is referred to as political science. In modern nation states, people often form political parties to.

Making use of newly available archive material, this book provides the first systematic and accessible overview of church-state relations in the Soviet Union. John Anderson explores the shaping of Soviet religious policy from the death of Stalin until the collapse of communism, and considers the place of religion in the politics by: The Ideology and Politics Journal (IPJ) is dedicated to the analysis of ideologies in their political, social, and conceptual forms.

Devoted to the advancement of understanding of socio-political processes in post-Soviet Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, as well as the wider space of the former Soviet Union, the IPJ addresses the.

Providing key texts and bibliographies, this book offers the complete history and politics of the Soviet period in a single volume. It will be indispensable to students of Soviet and post-Soviet politics as well as the interested general reader.

Category: Political Science Ideology And National Identity In Post Communist Foreign Policies. Political Ideology. A political ideology is a set of ideas, beliefs, values, and opinions, exhibiting a recurring pattern, that competes deliberately as well as unintentionally over providing plans of action for public policy making in an attempt to justify, explain, contest, or change the social and political arrangements and processes of a political community.

The authors believe that the disciplines discuss Ideology trends in Soviet science, in general, and its interaction with an established (though not immutable) ideology, in authors conducted a pioneering examination of the mutual influence of ideology and science and the problems and opportunities created for government by the Author: George Fischer.

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Ideology and Electricity: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan a veteran of cold war–era diplomacy who served as the British ambassador in Moscow during the Soviet Union’s collapse and has. Abstract. There has been general agreement that the official ideology of Marxism-Leninism plays a central role in Soviet politics.

To at least some Western scholars, the importance of the official ideology is such that we are justified in regarding the Soviet political system as an ‘ideology’ or even ‘utopia in power’, with the official ideology functioning as a kind of blueprint which Cited by: better understand the role of ideology in politics and society.

the Russian state and cr eated the Soviet Union. Or an ideology might be one. both in and out of government, largely agreed. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP).

The Bolsheviks, organized inwere led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat.

Clarissa is a college professor who emigrated to the US from Russia as a young woman, a few years after the fall of the Soviet Union. She is yet another ex-Soviet bloc person who is extremely anxious about the emergence of soft totalitarianism here.

Of course she can’t use her real name, because she fears professional retaliation.

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6 From Khrushchev's report to the 20th Party Congress: “As far back as on the eve of the great October revolution, V. Lenin wrote ‘All nations will arrive at socialism— this is inevitable—but not all will do so in exactly the same way.’ Historical experience has fully confirmed this brilliant precept of Lenin's.

In the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, where power Cited by: 2. Thus the Soviet Union, created by Lenin and built around his revolutionary party, was governed by people using a socialist ideology as the justification for their rule.

The ‘exploitation of man by man’ under capitalism was replaced by the ‘exploitation of man by man’ under Soviet : Kevin Harrison, Tony Boyd. Ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union explained. The ideology of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) was Marxism–Leninism, an ideology of a centralised command economy with a vanguardist one-party state to realise the dictatorship of the Soviet Union's ideological commitment to achieving communism included the development socialism in one country and.

This study examines the development of Marxist-Leninist ideology in the U.S.S.R. from its origins to the collapse of the Soviet regime.

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Alfred Evans argues that Soviet Marxism-Leninism was subject to significant adaptation under various leaders, contrary to the widespread impression that official Soviet ideology remained static after Stalin. U.S. Joint Publications Research Service, - Soviet Union.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. USSR Report: USA, economics, politics, ideology, Issues Snippet view - Ideology - Ideology - Ideology and terror: The “total” character of ideology, its extremism and violence, have been analyzed by other critics, among whom the French philosopher-writer Albert Camus and the Austrian-born British philosopher Sir Karl Popper merit particular attention.

Beginning as an existentialist who subscribed to the view that “the universe is absurd,” Camus passed to. Einstein and Soviet Ideology is a historical study of one of the most momentous confrontations in the intellectual life of the Soviet Union: the conflict between Einstein's theory of relativity and official Soviet ideology, articulated by dialectical materialism, the Marxist philosophy of nature.

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It concentrates on the evolution of Soviet Marxist attitudes toward Einstein's alleged physical. ‘ this is an excellent book which sheds considerable light upon the role of ideology, particularly in the last years of the Soviet Union.’ – Graeme Gill, Europe - Asia Studies ‘ this work is a serious attempt to bring ideology back into discussions about the end of the Soviet Union.’ – Bartholomew Goldyn, Slovo This innovative book offers a critical history of the.

GOVERNMENT AND OPPOSITION Michael Waller: Ideology, Tradition and Political Culture David Lane: Politics and Society in the USSR, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, Western commentaries on the Soviet Union mark not only the rapid change in Soviet actuality, but also the changing image of the Soviet Union in the West.

Communism is a political ideology that believes that societies can achieve full social equality by eliminating private property.

The concept of communism began with German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in the s but eventually spread around the world, being adapted for use in the Soviet Union, China, East Germany, North Korea, Cuba, Vietnam, and : Jennifer Rosenberg.

The answer to this question is very simple. The Soviet Union governed much closer to her desired polictical ideology, Communism. Take this exaple: Hitler who is believed to be an extreme Facist. Define Communism Ideology. Communism Ideology synonyms, Communism Ideology pronunciation, Communism Ideology translation, English dictionary definition of Communism Ideology.

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) advocacy of a classless society in which private ownership has been abolished and the means of production and subsistence belong to. The Soviet political system was based on _____ ideology. _____was the military alliance started by the USSR.

_____ party dominated the Soviet Union’s political system. _____ initiated the reforms in the USSR in e. The fall of the _____ symbolised the end of the Cold War.

Ideology and power in Soviet politics. --by Brzezinski, Zbigniew K., Publication date Topics Communism -- History, Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- Publisher New York, Praeger Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; trent_university; internetarchivebooks Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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