1st Edition

Socialism, Perestroika, And The Dilemmas Of Soviet Economic Reform

By John E Tedstrom Copyright 1990
    239 Pages
    by Routledge

    262 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    John E. Tedstrom,