Soviet politics and government; a reader. Edited with introductory notes by Randolph L. Braham.


[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1965.

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Subjects Politics and government
Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
Soviet Union.
Description xii, 615, viii pages illustrations, map 21 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-615).
Contents Section I: The geographical and historical setting -- The geography and historical heritage of the U.S.S.R. / Julian Towster -- Section II: The philosophical and ideological framework -- 1. The philosophy of communism -- Dialectical and historical materialism / Joseph Stalin -- Science and dialectical materialism / Sidney Hook -- 2. The ideology of communism -- Manifesto of the communist party (1848) / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- "The manifesto of 1957": Declaration of communist and workers' parties of socialist countries -- "The manifesto of 1960": Statement of eighty-one communist and workers' parties -- The essence of contemporary communism / Milovan Djilas -- The importance of doctrine / R. N. Carew Hunt -- 3. The program of the communist party of the Soviet Union -- The third program of the Soviet communist party / The Road to Utopia -- The CPSU program: A critique / Rudolf Schlesinger -- Section III: The communist concept of the state -- State and revolution / V. I. Lenin -- The state and revolution: A case study in the genesis and transformation of communist ideology / Robert V. Daniels -- Section IV: The ultimate source of power: The party -- 1. The professional revolutionary and the party -- What is to be done? / V. I. Lenin -- The party / Joseph Stalin -- The party of the new class / Milovan Djilas -- 2. The party and the Soviets -- The Soviets and the party / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- The evolution of the party-Soviets relationship / Julian Towster -- Section V: The rationalization of terror -- "The crimes of Stalin" / Nikita S. Khrushchev -- Terror and its rationalization / John N. Hazard
Section VI: Soviet constitutionalism -- Soviet constitutionalism / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- The nature of Soviet constitutionalism / Merle Fainsod -- Section VII: Structure and functions of government -- 1. The status of nationalities and the federal system -- The national minorities and the Soviet state structure / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- Soviet nationality policy in perspective / Alex Inkeles -- The Soviet federal system / John N. Hazard -- 2. The organs of state power and administration -- The system of Soviet state organs / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- The Soviet legislative and executive system / Julian Towster -- 3. Local government: The Soviets -- Local organs of state power / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- Continuity and change in Soviet local government / L. G. Churchward -- 4. Law and justice in the U.S.S.R. -- The Soviet administration of justice: The courts and the procurator's office / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- Soviet law and justice / Harold T. Berman -- Section VIII: Civil rights and liberties and the state -- Fundamental rights and duties of citizens / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- The rights of man / Frederick L. Schuman -- Section IX: The electoral process -- The Soviet electoral system / A. Denisov and M. Kirichenko -- The Soviet electoral process / Herbert McClosky and John E. Turner
Section X: Government and the planned economy -- Planning in the U.S.S.R. / I. Yevenko -- The structure and organization of Soviet economy /Gregory Grossman -- Section XI: The Soviet Union in world affairs -- 1. The foreign policy of the Soviet Union -- Soviet foreign relations / W. W. Rostow -- 2. The policy of "peaceful coexistence" -- The meanings of coexistence / Philip E. Mosely -- 3. Inter-communist affairs -- Communism, nationalism and the growth of the communist community of nations after World War II / Paul Shoup -- 4. The U.S.S.R. and the United Nations -- The Soviet view of the United Nations / Alexander Dallin -- Section XII: Whither U.S.S.R.? -- Soviet society in transition / Raymond Aron -- Appendicies -- A. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics -- B. Rules of the communist party of the Soviet Union.
Geographic Area Soviet Union
Network Numbers (OCoLC)501859
(OCoLC)ocm00501859
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WorldCat Identities Braham, Randolph L.,
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