This book embraces the political, intellectual, social and cultural history of Soviet Russia. Providing a useful perspective of Putin’s Russia, and with a strong historical and religious background, the book:
1. Introduction 2. Russian Moral Traditions before 1917 3. Tension and Change in Revolutionary Ethics 4. Moral Experience under Stalin 5. The Rebirth of Conscience under Khrushchev 6. The Ethics of the Human Rights Movement 7. In Search of Inner Freedom 8. Dialogue and Division in the Dissident Movement 9. Conscience in Literature 10. Moral Aspects of In-System Dissent 11. The Ethics of the Party Reformers 12. Conscience and Repentance during Glasnost 13. The Democratic Movement and its Dilemmas 14. Conclusion
This series is published on behalf of BASEES (the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies). The series comprises original, high-quality, research-level work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of Russian, Soviet, post-Soviet and East European Studies in humanities and social science subjects.