This book analyzes the legal issues associated with economic modernization in the USSR. It assesses the impact of the scientific-technical revolution on Soviet-East European relations and East-West relations, emphasizing the foreign policy consequences of financial and technological interdependence.
1. Introduction: The Legal Impact of Economic Modernization in the USSR 2. The Changing Role and Functions of Socialist Law as a Regulatory Instrument in Soviet Society 3. Constitutional Rights in the USSR and Poland during the Era of Scientific and Technical Revolution 4. Economic Modernization and Legal Problems of Professional Training of Workers in the USSR 5. Interbranch and Interregional Coordination Problems in the Soviet Economy 6. Legal Aspects of the Computerization of Management Systems in the USSR and Eastern Europe 7. Political and Legal Aspects of the Development and Use of Nuclear Power in the USSR and Eastern Europe 8. Glimpses of the Scientific-Technical Revolution in Soviet Environmental Law 9. Soviet Currency Credits to Eastern Europe 10. Soviet Economic Development and the World Economy: Legal Aspects of East-West Economic Relations