Political Economy and Soviet Socialism discusses the ideas of some of the leaders of the Russian revolution (Lenin, Trotsky and Bukharin), the political economy of socialism and the problems of the contemporary USSR.
Table of Contents
Part One: History of Russia 1. History, Hierarchy and Nationalities 2. Russia as an Emergent Country 3. A Note on Trotsky and the 'Left' Opposition, 1929-31 Part Two: Political Economy 4. Lenin as Economist 5. Some Observations on Bukharin and His Ideas 6. Planners' Preferences, Priorities and Reforms 7. Market Socialism' and Its Critics 8. Some Developments in East European Economic Thought Part Three: Contemporary Economic Problems 9. The Politics of Economic Reform 10. Can Eastern Europe Feed Itself? 11. Inflation in Communist Countries Part Four: Soviet Studies 12. Is There a Ruling Class in the USSR? 13. Some Observations in Criteria for the Study of the Soviet Union