Developed Socialism In The Soviet Bloc: Political Theory Vs. Political Reality, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Developed Socialism In The Soviet Bloc

Political Theory Vs. Political Reality, 1st Edition

Edited by Jim Seroka


198 pages

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This book discusses the concept of developed socialism, traces the evolution of Soviet and East European responses to the multifaceted pressures of a rapidly changing world, and looks at the implications of ideological developments in the Soviet bloc for policymaking and political and social change.

Table of Contents

Part 1: National Perspectives 1. Developed Socialism: A Political Formula for the Brezhnev Era 2. Is Developed Socialism a Soviet Version of Convergence? 3. Hungary and Czechoslovakia: Rationalizing the Prevailing Policies 4. Developing Socialism and Worker-Party Conflict 5. Developed Socialism in Yugoslavia: Socialist Self-Managed Pluralist Democracy 6. Developed Socialism and the Polish Crisis Part 2: Cross-National Perspectives 7. Party Leadership and Mass Participation in Developed Socialism 8. Developed Socialism and Consumption Policies in the Soviet Bloc: An Empirical Evaluation

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General