This book focuses on several domestic policy areas and one area of foreign policy (Sino-Soviet relations) that have been central to the policy agendas of Khrushchev, Brezhnev, and Gorbachev. It examines policies in each area in light of their ideological justification. .
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Origins and Evolution of Developed Socialism 3. Motivating the New Soviet Man: Wage Incentives Policy 4. Soviet Nation or Russian Nation? 5. Withering of the State: The Role of Political Participation 6. CPSU Policy 7. Between Brezhnev and Gorbachev 8. Gorbachev's Ideology and Policy