Soviet regional elite mobility after Khrushchev

by William A. Clark

Publisher: Praeger in New York

Written in English
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  • Soviet Union.


  • Elite (Social sciences) -- Soviet Union.,
  • Social mobility -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

StatementWilliam A. Clark.
LC ClassificationsHN530.Z9 E425 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2057922M
ISBN 100275931242
LC Control Number88036973

Khrushchev believed he was an agricultural expert having worked as a young man on land Blamed failure of agriculture on high taxes for collective farms and low prices received for goods He increased prices for goods, cancelled debts to government and cut taxes5/5. Khrushchev has described how the members of the Presidium, the men who rule the Soviet Union and manage its vast, nationalized economy (the world's greatest single industrial concern!) spend their days and weeks poring over the archives of the N.K.V.D., questioning the officials, who once conducted purges and extracted confessions, and reliving. For after the elite had "attempted to silence the voices of discontent by relaxing antireligious pressures on 'legal' churchmen," it could proceed "to tighten legal restrictions on religious activities, especially [on those of] the less institutional, more elusive sectarians." [ . Evolution and transformation of the Soviet elite 4 survival rate was among regional administrative elite – 82%,4 the lowest presence of former holders of nomenklatura positions was recorded among businessmen – 61% (White and Kryshtanovskaya ).

  Sergie Khrushchev speaks about the imbalance in military strength between the USSR & USA at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis with permission from . The Khrushchev Era: De-Stalinisation and the Limits of Reform in the USSR – Donald Filtzer (auth.) soviet stalin reform workers industry agriculture communist party policy reforms political You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested. Buy Soviet State and Society Under Nikita Khrushchev (Basees/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies) 1 by Ilic, Melanie, Smith, Jeremy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. SOCIAL MOBILITY OF REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE. ELITE DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD. 1. The paradox of Party secretaries-anti-Communists: stating the problem. The observation of the political battles of poses a number of questions, answers to which are partly on the surface and partly are buried under a thick coat of words, deeds and rituals.

Using regional-level panel data for Soviet Russia, the largest republic in the USSR, we first demonstrate that Khrushchev's Sovnarkhoz reform, indeed, introduced a system of evaluation of relative performance in regional industrial growth as a way to provide career concerns to the regional leaders of Soviet Russia, and that such system was Cited by: Khrushchev in the early years had the patronage of Stalin allies like Lazar Kaganovich, so Khrushchev was relatively safe. Which is somewhat amusing as Kaganovich ended up Khrushchev's enemy after his turn against Stalin in the s. Almost forgot to reference a source.   In November , the world was surprised by the announcement of the upcoming publication of the memoirs of Nikita Khrushchev, deposed leader of the Soviet Union. Time, Inc. reported that it had acquired the material which it planned to serialize in shortened form in the magazine Life and to publish in full as a book issued by Little, Brown and Co. ARTICLES JOEL C. MOSES (Ames, Iowa, U.S.A.) Regional Cohorts and Political Mobility in the USSR: The Case of Dnepropetrovsk* On April 7, , Radians'ka Ukraina, the Soviet Ukrainian newspaper, reported on a plenum of the Odessa regional Party organization in the Ukrainian republic held the previous day. The most significant decision reviewed at the plenum had been the removal of the .

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Soviet Regional Elite Mobility After Khruschev [Wiliam A. Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Clark's groundbreaking study covers the period in Soviet political history from the fall of Nikita Khrushchev in late through the spring of and examines the forces affecting regional elite mobility throughout the Soviet Union during these years.

Soviet regional elite mobility after Khrushchev. [William A Clark] and "Seilschaften" Toward the Construction of a Political Mobility Ranking of Oblast Communist Party Committees Soviet Regional Elite Mobility: The Search for Non-Idiosyncratic Independent Variables Elite Mobility at the Obkom Tier: The Effects of Background Characteristics.

Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (15 April [O.S. 3 April] – 11 September ) led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War as the first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from to and as chairman of the Council of Ministers (or premier) from to Khrushchev was responsible for the de-Stalinization of the Soviet Union, for backing the progress of the Battles/wars: World War II.

The nomenklatura (Russian: номенклату́ра, IPA: [nəmʲɪnklɐˈturə]; Latin: nomenclatura) were a category of people within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in the bureaucracy, running all spheres of those countries' activity: government, industry, agriculture, education, etc., whose positions were granted only with.

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world.

Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Soviet communist party, with Moscow Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E /. Khrushchev: The Man and His Era is a biography of Soviet leader Nikita n by William Taubman, the book is the first in-depth and comprehensive American biography of n was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, as well as the National Book Critics Circle author spent almost 20 years researching the life Author: William Taubman.

Individual case studies explore key aspects of Khrushchev's period of office, including the introduction of the Communist Party Programme and popular responses to it, housing policy, the opening up of the Soviet Union to the West during the youth festival, public Soviet regional elite mobility after Khrushchev book campaigns and policy implementation in education and family Format: Hardcover.

The book Khrushchev Remembers, dictated by Nikita Khrushchev while under virtual house arrest from the time he lost power until his death, offered a rare look into the Soviet mind at the height of. After Khrushchev. Brezhnev evidently had learned a lesson from Khrushchev's experience and went out of his way to raise the status of the police and clamp down on political dissent.

The KGB's investigative powers were extended in to include certain categories of economic crime, and it continued to be accorded favorable publicity in the. Frederick Kempe's gripping book tells the story of the Cold War's most dramatic year, when Berlin became what Khrushchev called 'the most dangerous place on earth'.

Kempe re-creates the war of nerves between the young, untested President Kennedy and the bombastic Soviet leader as they squared off over the future of a divided city.

This book provides a comprehensive survey of Soviet economic development from to in the context of the pre-revolutionary economy. In these years the Soviet Union was transformed from a predominantly agrarian country into a major industrial power/5.

The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey into the Gulag of the Russian Mind tells the story of Leonid Khrushchev, the author's grandfather, and the oldest son of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev.

Part political memoir, part historical investigation, this family chronicle is a window into Leonid's life and death and what that means in contemporary /5. BOOKS RECEIVED BOOKS RECEIVED ADELMAN, JONATHAN R. & GIBSON, CRISTIANN LEA eds., Contemporary Soviet Military Affairs: The Legacy of World War II.

THE SOVIET UNION Political Leadership in the Soviet Union. Edited by Archie Brown. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, p. $ cloth, $ paper. Soviet Regional Elite Mobility after Khru-shchev. By William A. Clark. New York: Praeger, p. $ cloth. Gorbachev and His Enemies: The Struggle for Perestroika.

By Baruch A. Military Industry Under Khrushchev. Throughout his years of leadership, Khrushchev attempted to carry out reform in a range of fields.

Some innovations by Khrushchev proved counterproductive. Editors’ Note: Grover Furr’s rejoinder to this critical review of his book, Khrushchev Lied, can be also read at this website.

See Rejoinder to Roger Keeran. Khrushchev Lied: The Evidence That Every ‘Revelation’ of Stalin’s (and Beria’s) ‘Crimes’ in Nikita Khrushchev’s Infamous ‘Secret Speech’ to the 20 th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on February Behind Khrushchev Remembers.

Victor Marchetti. One of the more interesting escapades of the Cold War was the publication in the early s of the book Khrushchev circumstance surrounding the publication of the memoirs of [then-retired former Soviet premier] Nikita Khru-shchev under the guidance of Time, Inc., were mysterious and mystifying.

A troubling event in the history of the USSR and communism was the so-called secret speech, formally titled “On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences,” delivered by Khrushchev at the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in The CIA was able to get its dirty hands on the speech by way of a penetration agent in the Communist Party and leaked it to the New.

Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman pp, Free Press, £25 "After I die," Nikita Khrushchev said towards the end of his life, "they will place my actions on a scale. On this day inNikita Khrushchev became the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.

His two-week trip during a lull in the Cold War included summit meetings with President Dwight D. Start studying World History Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

- Khrushchev described flight as an 'aggressive act' and decided to place issue before UN Security Council - Khrushchev refused to attend a summit conference in Paris as planned and withdrew earlier invitation for Eisenhower to visit USSR - - Powers was exchanged for. William A. Clark, Soviet Regional Elite after Khrushchev (Praeger Publishers, ).

Kryshtanovskaya, Olga and Stephen White, “Putin’s Militocracy” (Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 19,no. 4), – Evan Mawdsley and Stephen White, The Soviet Elite from Lenin to Gorbachev (Oxford UP, ). Khrushchev becomes Soviet premier On MaSoviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev replaces Nicolay Bulganin as Soviet premier, becoming the first leader since Joseph Stalin to.

How did Khrushchev’s policies and reforms change soviet state after the repressions of Stalin. Answers and Views: Answer by 美人プリンセス Khrushchev introduced de-Stalinisation to protect his own position by getting rid of Stalin’s old supporters in the party.

Nikita Khrushchev transferred the Crimean peninsula to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in David Greene talks Nina Khrushcheva.

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Khrushchev succeed in his policy of de-Stalinisation. A process that was established to neutralise and denounce the influence of Joseph Stalin, „de-Stalinisation‟ sought to change the system of the Soviet Union. Nikita Khrushchev, the then Soviet leader after Stalin‟s death in Marchwas clearly concerned aboutFile Size: KB.

The book analyses Soviet policy objectives and instruments in distinct historical phases: –, which covers the Indo-Pakistani War and bilateral relations; –, which covers the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and and its impact on regional politics; and to the present which examines the Gorbachev era and the withdrawal from.

The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email : Harlow Robinson. The Soviet political system comprises elite, regime, and community sectors.

Intersectoral relationships are considered as the system's structure. Three major structural changes summarize the Khrushchev reforms. How they gave rise to dissident issues and how these in .The Gulag after Stalin, Jeffrey S.

Hardy reveals how the vast Soviet penal system was reimagined and reformed in the wake of Stalin's death. Hardy argues that penal reform in the s was a serious endeavor intended to transform the Gulag into a humane .After Stalin died infour men joined together to lead the country: Georgi Malenkov, Lavrenti Beria, Vyacheslav Molotov, and Nikita head of the KGB, Beria was perceived as a threat to the other three, and they arranged for his Soviet Premier inMalenkov oversaw the first signs of the Soviet “peace offensive,” in which a series of overtures to the West.