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Crisis in socialist planning: Eastern Europe and the USSR.

Jean Marczewski

Crisis in socialist planning: Eastern Europe and the USSR.

by Jean Marczewski

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Planning.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic policy.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated from the French by Noël Lindsay.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC335.7 .M3613
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5421683M
      ISBN 100275081405
      LC Control Number73015190

      The Hidden USSR. Commentary of 24 February Last week Tennent “Pete” Bagley passed away. He was an important person in CIA history, especially in terms of the unraveling of American intelligence which began in the s – an unraveling that brings us to the present crisis which is playing itself out in Kiev and of today, a war has broken out in Eastern Europe between.   In the USSR, this interlinked system stretched across two continents and drew into its network other economies: Eastern Europe, Cuba, North Vietnam. Enterprises depended on regular state orders, the contents of which might be dispatched to other enterprises thousands of miles away.

      The immediate causes of the current crisis in socialism are the highly authoritarian and extremely hierarchical political and economic structures created by Leninism. Yet the collapse of state socialism also appears to be part of a more general crisis of socialism, a crisis that includes even its potentially more democratic variants. The Middle East, like Latin America, Africa and Asia, has long been subject to domination by the major capitalist powers. This region, more than any other, has occupied a pivotal position in world relations. Its geographical location gives it an inevitable strategic importance, and it has long been.

      very well the economic realities of the Soviet Union since the late twenties, and of Central and Eastern Europe since the late forties until, practically, today. In the socialist economy that Mises described, con-sumption goods are freely demanded and exchanged by individuals of . The various experiments in “market socialism” (Khruschev’s reforms in the Soviet Union in the late s and early s, Eastern Europe in the s and s, and in post-Mao China) were not the result of the victory of “capitalist roaders,” but of the failure of voluntarist attempts to overcome the stagnation of labour productivity.


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Crisis in socialist planning: Eastern Europe and the USSR by Jean Marczewski Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Pursuing a theme to which he has contributed previously, Bergson frequently draws contrasts with related Western Edition: 1st Edition. Łukasz Stanek describes how local authorities and professionals in these cities drew on Soviet prefabrication systems, Hungarian and Polish planning methods, Yugoslav and Bulgarian construction materials, Romanian and East German standard designs, and manual laborers from across Eastern Europe.

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Samary analyses the contradictions and conflicts within their socio-economic systems, during the era of “bureaucratically styled planning. Author and socialist Carlos Martinez has written an invaluable book for the struggle for socialism in the 21st century. The End of the Beginning: Lessons of the Soviet Collapse acknowledges what too few in the socialist movement today are willing to confront: that an understanding of socialism is impossible without a critical look into the rise.

Communications in socialist Europe have long been associated first and foremost with propaganda. The USSR—the world’s first “propaganda state,” to use Peter Kenez’s term— established a radical new communications order that would be widely emulated.

“The Bolshevik regime,” wrote Kenez in an influential study, “was the first not merely to set itself propaganda goals but. Book Description. This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of the post-socialist world.

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The essays in this important volume compare the politics, the premises, and the results of economic reform experiments in Eastern Europe, China, and the former USSR. The authors are economists as well as political scientists, and several are prominent reform theorists from the socialist countries.

Socialism Betrayed: Behind the Collapse of the Soviet Union is an exceptional scientific outlook seeking the causes as well as meaning of the foundering of the first workers state.

The seminal importance of the collapse gave rise to a variety of claims about the future of mankind, the meaning of which sought to declare the “end of history.More on central planning a la the Soviet style The chapter leads towards realization of a potential crisis of the expansive socialist.

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