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soviet bureaucratic elite

John A. Armstrong

soviet bureaucratic elite

a case study of the Ukrainian apparatus.

by John A. Armstrong

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study of the mid-level Soviet economic bureaucracy. The focus on mid elites is appropriate; the conventional wisdom argues that grass root bureaucratic opposition is just as great a threat to perestroika as i s bureaucratic opposition at higher levels. The paper argues against lumping economic bureaucrats together into a single interest group. The Soviet Defense Industry Complex in World War II* Mark Harrison** its medieval phase, and which retained a centralized, bureaucratic mode of Thus the position of the Soviet military-industrial elite was and remained paradoxical – privileged in prestige, and in access to resources, yet without political File Size: KB.

Russia’s House of Shadows. a compelling portal into the world of Soviet-era bureaucratic privilege, and the horror and murder to which this privilege often led. of a magisterial new book. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) The largest agency in Executive Office of the President (EOP). Functions to prepare the budget of the U.S. for the president to submit to Congress. OMB has primarily responsibility for reviewing, reducing, and approving estimates submitted by.

Bureaucracy and the Soviet System 11 Soviet-type administration. In fact, it has been frequently suggested that the Soviet system exemplifies the 'post-bureaucratic', 'quasi-bureaucratic', 'partynomial', 'politocratic', or 'organic-bureaucratic' model The very existence of these non-bureaucratic features is not as essential as their ubiquity Cited by:   In the s and s, Soviet economists tried heroically to reconstruct their economy into a more workable form — one of the leading figures in this effort was the Nobel prize-winner Leonid Kantorovich, whose story is told in fictional form in Francis Spufford’s recent book Red Plenty.


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Milovan Đilas, a critic of Stalin, wrote of the nomenklatura as the "new class" in his book The New Class: An Analysis of the Communist System, and he claimed that it was seen by ordinary citizens as a bureaucratic elite that enjoyed special privileges and had supplanted the earlier wealthy capitalist élites.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Soviet bureaucratic elite; a case study of the Ukrainian Armstrong, John Alexander, View full catalog record.

Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. The Soviet Bureaucratic Elite: A Case Study of the Ukrainian Apparatus. By John A. Armstrong. Read preview. A second objection to the concept of a Soviet elite is based on the existence of personal dictatorship in the Soviet Union.

At its inception the Soviet regime was dominated by Vladimir Lenin's personality, and today Nikita Khrushchev. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Armstrong, John Alexander, Soviet bureaucratic elite.

New York, Praegar [] (OCoLC) Document Type. A bureaucratic collectivist state owns the means of production, while the surplus or profit is distributed among an elite party bureaucracy (nomenklatura), rather than among the working class. Also, most importantly, it is the bureaucracy—not the workers, or the people in.

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By John A. Armstrong. pp, Praeger, Purchase. Get the Magazine. Save up to 55%. Meisner sees the problem of the emergence of a bureaucratic elite as a general problem in socialism, in that it occurred in both the Soviet Union and socialist China (, ). He writes: The problem of bureaucracy was a reflection of a larger and more general phenomenon, the growing cleavage between state and society.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T hough Fred Kaplan’s new book The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War is, for the most part, a history of bureaucratic paperwork, it is.

The Soviet Union was notorious for its endless form-filling and procrastination. Nothing much seems to have changed, as our Moscow correspondent discovered when she Author: Miriam Elder.

The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP). The Bolsheviks, organized inwere led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of the proletariat.

The Russian Revolution in Retreat, Soviet Workers and the New Communist Elite (BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies Book 45) - Kindle edition by Pirani, Simon.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Russian Revolution in Retreat, 2/5(1). The elite forces of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies in the mids were undoubtedly the largest in the world, and among the least known.

The Soviet elite formations alone had a total strength comparable to that of the entire British armed forces/5(4). The high demand for rooms in these elite blocks was alleviated by the high number of bureaucratic repressions under Stalin’s rule.

In his book The In this candid portrait of the Soviet Author: Tommy O'callaghan. Why The Soviet Bureaucracy is not a New Ruling Class () existence historically inevitable, i.e., necessary instruments of social organization. If the Soviet bureaucracy is a new ruling class, and progressive compared to the bourgeoisie, then the conclusion is unassailable: it has played, at least temporarily, a necessary and progressive.

the bureaucratic revolution Download the bureaucratic revolution or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. with a conceptual approach that can be useful for appreciating ongoing institutional changes and oftern subtle elite maneuverings in the post-Soviet era.

--John P. Willerton, University of Arizona "This is a big book. In his cogent conclusion -- the most tightly written part of the book -- Easter summarizes the historical case study and applieshis model to the Soviet experience as a whole and to other examples of state-building.

Despite Stalin's despotism, a personalistic "'patrimonial' system of infrastructural power" existed throughout the Soviet era (p. The last words of this book sum it up best: It was a life of random disasters and of manifold daily irritations and inconveniences, from the hours wasted in queues and lack of privacy in communal apartments to the endless bureaucratic rudeness and red tape and the abolition, in the cause of productivity and atheism, of a common day of rest/5.

published by Scarecrow (), and Intercontinental Book Publishing (). Various editions of the U.S. State Department's Directory of Soviet Officials also were helpful.

See J. Armstrong, The Soviet Bureaucratic Elite, New York, ; J. Armstrong, "Party Bifurcation and Elite Interests," Soviet Studies, (April ), pp. Book Description: Why did the Stalin era, a period characterized by bureaucratic control and the reign of Socialist Realism in the arts, witness such an extraordinary upsurge of musical creativity and the prominence of musicians in the cultural elite?.

The book examines, in a historical perspective, the most intriguing paradoxes in the Soviet Union s collapse its convoluted path from workers paradise to robber-baron casino capitalism and back to the social-democratic traditions of socialist capitalism and speculates on the global New CommonWealth presents an analysis of major.Start studying AP World History - Chapter 22 Guide>.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. and a privileged bureaucratic and technological elite developed, intent on pursuing their own careers and passing on their new status to The Soviet reform program was far more broadly based than.

23 I advanced this hypothesis in The Soviet Bureaucratic Elite, p. 24 However, as I argued, ibid., the regime does frown upon the development of hobbies and avocations which do not indirectly improve an official's work ability.