Soviet Power and the Countryside: Policy Innovation and Institutional Decay

N. Melvin (Author)
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Description

Drawing upon extensive archival and other original sources, Soviet Power and the Countryside offers a new approach to understanding the political dynamics that led to the collapse of the Soviet order. A detailed analysis of the design, implementation and collapse of Soviet policy toward the countryside is used to explore the implications of a broadening of participation in the policy process from the 1960s. Neil J. Melvin argues that the new knowledge about rural society created as a result of this process provided the basis for a fundamental change in the nature of power relations in the Soviet order, leading to the decay and eventual collapse of policy making institutions.

Product Details

Price
£54.99  £51.14
Publish Date
4 November 2003
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781349401512
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