Civil-military Relations In Communist Systems: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Civil-military Relations In Communist Systems

1st Edition

Edited by Dale R. Herspring


274 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780367163174
pub: 2020-03-30
SAVE ~$9.99
Hardback: 9780367013301
pub: 2019-06-07
SAVE ~$31.99
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429043161
pub: 2019-04-11
from $24.98

FREE Standard Shipping!


This book represents the first attempt to deal with the problem of how to conceptualize the civil-military relations of communist systems within a common intellectual framework. It presents major constructs originally designed for analyzing civil-military relations in the USSR. .

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part 1: Some Conceptual Questions 2. Interest Groups in Soviet Politics: The Case of the Military 3. The Party-Military Connection: A Critique 4. The Party-Military Connection: A Participatory Model Part 2: Country Studies 5. The Soviet Military-Educational Complex 6. Defense Industrialists in the USSR 7. Technology and Civil-Military Relations: The Polish and East German Cases 8. The Military as an Agent of Political Socialization: The Case of Hungary 9. The Military and the Party in Romania 10. The Military as an Interest Group in Yugoslav Politics 11. A Bureaucratic Approach to Civil-Military Relations in Communist Political Systems: The Case of Cuba 12. Professionalism and Politics in the Chinese Armed Forces: A Reconceptualization Part 3: The Soviet–East European Military Connection 13. Soviet–East European Military Relations: An Overview

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Arms Control