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Restructuring and the polarization of soviet politics

Jeremy R. Azrael

Restructuring and the polarization of soviet politics

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russia -- Politics and government -- 1801-1917.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeremy R. Azrael, prepared for the United States Army.
    SeriesRand note -- N-3143-A
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17955122M

    Some of them harken back to an earlier stage of capitalism; others are completely new: The global restructuring of capitalism (and of the world working class) and the emergence of China as a world economic powerhouse; the collapse of the Soviet Union, and alongside it, the demise of state-directed development and the rise of neoliberal.   In practice, this justified restructuring foreign societies on U.S. terms by spreading abroad both market-based capitalism and the institutions of liberal democracy. It also called for the creation of an international framework marked by these same principles, especially through multilateral and consensus-based legal structures, to address the.


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