Socialism, Perestroika, And The Dilemmas Of Soviet Economic Reform: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Socialism, Perestroika, And The Dilemmas Of Soviet Economic Reform

1st Edition

By John E Tedstrom


239 pages

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This book highlights that Soviet economic planners and politicians must come to recognize the need to make fundamental changes, not simply incremental refinements, in the failing Soviet system. It examines the dynamics of the process of perestroika and the complexity of individual economic issues.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- How to Think about Perestorika -- Redefining Socialism in the USSR -- The NEP, Perestroika, and the Problem of Alternatives -- Ownership Issues in Perestroika -- Lessons from Eastern Europe -- The Reemergence of Soviet Cooperatives -- Is There a “Privatization” of Soviet Agriculture? -- Perestorika and Innovation in Soviet Industry -- Prospects for Commodity and Financial Exchanges -- Retail Price Reform and the Soviet Consumer -- Perestroika and Social Entitlements

About the Author

John E. Tedstrom,

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HISTORY / General