Politics and policy in the Brezhnev regime
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Politics and policy in the Brezhnev regime a force for continuity? by Fritz Walter Ermarth

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Published by Rand Corp.] in [Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Brezhnev, Leonid Ilʹlich, 1906-,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.

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Edition Notes

Statement[By] Fritz W. Ermarth.
LC ClassificationsAS36 .R28 no. 4755, DK274.3 .R28 no. 4755
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5089337M
LC Control Number74160757

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  This is a history of Soviet education policy that places special emphasis upon the theme of social mobility through education. One of the hitherto untold stories of Soviet history is the making of the 'Brezhnev generation', a cohort of young workers and Communists sent to higher education during the First Five-Year Plan () and subsequently catapulted into leadership 5/5(1).   (). Soviet religious policy under Brezhnev and after. Religion in Communist Lands: Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. Soviet Union - Soviet Union - The Brezhnev era: The new collective leadership was headed by Leonid Brezhnev, party first secretary; Aleksey Kosygin, prime minister; and Nikolay Podgorny, who became president in December The industrial and agricultural branches of the party apparat were unified; restrictions on the size of household plots and private livestock on collective farms were.   This examines the transition from Khrushchev and and overview of the political policies/organization of Brezhnev's regime.

  The Brezhnev era is coming to an end. In all probability the 26th Party Congress (February-March ) will prove to have been the last one at which Leonid Il'ich and his aged cronies successfully defended their positions of power. Of course, memories of similar predictions made after the 25th Party Congress alert us to the need for caution in anticipating the current leadership's departure. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Going Public in Soviet Politics Constituencies in Soviet Politics Political Competition and Foreign Policy Contrasting Visions of Socialism, Brezhnev and Eastern Europe, October April Suslov and International Communism, October April Symbols and Legitimacy in Soviet Politics analyses the way in which Soviet symbolism and ritual changed from the regime's birth in to its fall in Graeme Gill focuses on the symbolism in party policy and leaders' speeches, artwork and political posters, and urban redevelopment, and on ritual in the political system. Analysis Of Brezhnev 's Policies During The Soviet Union Words 6 Pages • Brezhnev’s policies, although initially stemming as negative towards easing relations and tensions both at home and at the international level, they usually ended up benefiting in one way or another.