1st Edition

Soviet Science on the Edge of Reform

By Harley D. Balzer Copyright 1990
    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    290 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 1989. The author has the sincere hope that the reforms currently being introduced in the USSR will render much of this book obsolete. Yet, even if perestroika brings significant change to the Soviet Union, historians will want a record of what existed before. After four years, it has become apparent that perestroika is a pai

    Preface -- Note on Transliteration -- Introduction: The Emigré Interview Project -- Training the Soviet R&D Community -- The Conduct of R&D in the USSR -- Soviet Military R&D -- The Strengths and Weaknesses of the Soviet Science System -- The Prospects for Reform -- Soviet R&D Dynamics and the Role of Western Technology: Has It Made a Difference? -- Survey Instrument for Basic Interviews -- Questions for In-Depth Interviews

    Biography

    Harley D. Balzer