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Soviet society and the Communist Party
Ryavec, Karl W.
Publication Information:
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1978.
Physical Description:
xviii, 220 pages ; 25 cm
On the adaptability of Soviet welfare-state authoritarianism / George W. Breslauer -- Economic reform and adaptation of the CPSU / Robert W. Campbell -- Administrative rationality, political change, and the role of the party / Paul M. Cocks -- Information processing in the party: recent theory and experience / Erik P. Hoffmann -- Environmental problems as a new policy issue / Donald R. Kelley -- The party under stress: the experience of World War II / Sanford R. Lieberman -- Alcohol abuse: the pattern of official response / David E. Powell -- Specialists in policymaking: criminal policy, 1938-1970 / Peter H. Solomon, Jr.
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1670 Lexile.
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Central Library JN6598.K7 S638 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating

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Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ii
Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Introductionp. vii
Theory and Policyp. 1
On the Adaptability of Soviet Welfare-State Authoritarianismp. 3
Economic Reform and Adaptation of the Cpsup. 26
Administrative Rationality, Political Change, and the Role of the Partyp. 41
Practice and Policyp. 61
Information Processing in the Party: Recent Theory and Experiencep. 63
Environmental Problems as a New Policy Issuep. 88
The Party Under Stress: The Experience of World War IIp. 108
Alcohol Abuse: The Pattern of Official Responsep. 134
Specialists in Policymaking: Criminal Policy, 1938-1970p. 153
Notesp. 177
Glossary of Untranslated Russian Words and Abbreviationsp. 210
Indexp. 212

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