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Perestroika From Below
Social Movements In The Soviet Union

ISBN 9780367282608
Published September 13, 2019 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

This book represents the first comprehensive assessment of the world of social movements and collective action in the Soviet Union, and provides the information to expand our knowledge and potentially our comprehension of the dramatic processes taking place.

Table of Contents

The Emergence of Social Movements in the Soviet Union -- Worker Activism: Politics at the Grass Roots -- Worker Activism: The Role of the State -- Political Mobilization in the Russian Countryside: Creating Social Movements from Above -- The Prospects for a Soviet Women's Movement: Opportunities and Obstacles -- Perestroika for Women -- Environmental Politics and Policy under Perestroika -- The Greening of Ukraine: Ecology and the Emergence of Zelenyi svit, 1986–1990 -- The First Independent Soviet Interest Groups: Unions and Associations of Cooperatives -- Nationalism, Movement Groups, and Party Formation -- Unofficial Social Groups and Regime Response in the Soviet Union -- Social Movements and Civil Society in the Soviet Union

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