Ideology and power in Soviet politics by Zbigniew K. Brzezinski

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  • Communism -- History.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government.

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StatementZbigniew K. Brzezinski.
LC ClassificationsJN6515 1962 .B7 1976
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Paginationvi, 180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
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Open LibraryOL4878734M
ISBN 100837188806
LC Control Number76006571

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Providing key texts and bibliographies, this book offers the complete history and politics of the Soviet period in a single volume. It will be indispensable to students of Soviet and post-Soviet politics as well as the interested general reader. Category: Political Science Ideology And National Identity In Post Communist Foreign Policies.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be :   Ideology and Power in Soviet Politics by Zbigniew K. Brzezinski,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(4). Ideology and Power Politics Ideology and Power Politics Richard Lowenthal ▪ Fall How far are the political decisions of the Soviet leaders influenced by their belief in an official ideology—and how far are they empirical responses to objective conflcts of interest, to real situations of power, which are only expressed in ideological terms for purposes or justification.

Abstract. There has been general agreement that the official ideology of Marxism-Leninism plays a central role in Soviet politics. To at least some Western scholars, the importance of the official ideology is such that we are justified in regarding the Soviet political system as an ‘ideology’ or even ‘utopia in power’, with the official ideology functioning as a kind of blueprint which Cited by: The Congress of Soviets was the supreme organ of power in accordance with Article 8 of the Soviet Constitution.

The Congress was replaced in the Soviet Constitution by the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet accordance with Arti it functioned as the highest state authority and the only legislative branch of the Soviet Union. According to Article of the Soviet. Buy Ideology and Power in Soviet Politics by Zbigniew Brzezinski online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Lara Douds examines the practical functioning and internal political culture of the early Soviet government cabinet, the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), under Lenin.

This study elucidates the process by which Sovnarkom's governmental decision-making authority was transferred to Communist Party bodies in the early years of Soviet power and traces the day-to-day operation of the. POWER AND IDEOLOGY IN SOVIET POLITICS by J. Lively (*) We are indebted to Leonard Schapiro on two counts, for producing for the first time in English a full history of the Russian Communist Party and for weaving into a coherent and readable whole the mass of detail involved in such an undertaking (1).

As Schapiro admits, the. The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe The book examines the subject comparatively across a range of East European countries besides the Soviet Cited by: 4.

an eminent authority in the field of Soviet bloc affairs, is adept at postulat­ ing comprehensive definitions of the terms he uses. These definitions of the 40 1 Brzezinski: Ideology and Power in Soviet Politics Published by U.S.

Naval War College Digital Commons, Cited by: The pursuit of national security is normally dominated by an overeaching ideology that takes into account the political, economic, social and military paradigms that face a nation.

In the history of the Soviet Union this ideology was more than normally influenced by political activism that demanded the continuation of the 'Workers' Revolution' into other parts of the world. Political Ideology. A political ideology is a set of ideas, beliefs, values, and opinions, exhibiting a recurring pattern, that competes deliberately as well as unintentionally over providing plans of action for public policy making in an attempt to justify, explain, contest, or change the social and political arrangements and processes of a political community.

Contents: Preface 1. Bringing Ideology Back In: The Party and the Soviet Model of Politics 2. The Origins of Soviet Ideology and the Power of the Party 3. Ideology after Stalin: Khrushcev, Breshnev and the Revival of Communist Construction and the Resurrection of Party Power 4. Breaking the Ice: From Uskorenie to Perestroika.

better understand the role of ideology in politics and society. Machiavelli the real objective of politics was the getting and keeping of power. ‘Soviet Ideology’. Buy Ideology and Power in Soviet Politics by Zbigniew K. Brzezinski from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: New Edition.

This book brings together a series of innovative contributions which provide an eclectic view of how theorizing politics plays out in Central Asia and examine how the concepts of governance, legitimacy, ideology, power, order, and the state are framed in the region.

Ideology and Electricity: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan Buy this book. A Long Goodbye The Soviet Withdrawal From Afghanistan.

By the time Gorbachev came to power inSoviet. Originally published in and representing a quarter of a century’s work of one of the USA’s most respected scholars in Soviet affairs, this volume discusses the question of what happens to an ideology in power, by focusing on the evolution and uses of Marxism in Soviet : Bertram Wolfe.

The book also reviews many current definitions of ideology, esp. – 4 Marx and Mannheim are the obvious references, and the literature is extensive. See esp. Horowitz, Ideology and Power in Soviet Politics (New York: Praeger, ), Cited by: A Sacred Space Is Never Empty explores the meaning of atheism for religious life, for Communist ideology, and for Soviet politics.

Awards and Recognition Honorable Mention for the Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Inside Lenin’s Government: Ideology, Power and Practice in the Early Soviet State Lara Douds This study elucidates the process by which Sovnarkom's governmental decision-making authority was transferred to Communist Party bodies in the early years of Soviet power and traces the day-to-day operation of the supreme state organ.

Aesopian language: the politics and poetics of naming the unnamableIrina Sandomirskaja Part 2: Negotiating Codes of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 4. From subject of action to object of description: the classes in the Romanian official discourse during.

Marxist-Leninist ideology and Soviet policy. David Dinsmore Comey – (reprinted in Brzezinski:Ideology and Power in Soviet Politics, New York, ; see the review of this book on p. of the present issue ofSST). Cited by:   6 The most prominent of the Idéologues is generally considered to be Antoine Destutt de Tracy whose basic work on ideology was his Elements d' Ideologie (–).

An excerpt from the Elements d' Ideologie in English translation, together with some comments on the work of the Idéologues, is contained in Cox, Richard H., ed.,“ The Original Concept of Ideology,” in Ideology, Politics Cited by:   Soviet Politics in Perspective is a new edition of Richard Sakwas successful textbook Soviet Politics: an introduction.

Thoroughly revised and updated it builds on the previous editions comprehensive and accessible exploration of the Soviet system, from its rise in /5(10). For proponents of this limited concept of the cold war, Soviet policy was circumscribed by the concrete factors of power politics and national interest.

They believed, moreover, that an imperialistic Russia could be contained successfully through coalition diplomacy without resort to suicidally dangerous strategies. Iconography of Power includes posters dating from the final decades of the old regime to the death of Stalin, located by the author in Russian, American, and English libraries and archives.

One hundred exceptionally striking posters are reproduced in the book, many of them never before published. There is an abundance of writings describing the intellectual trends that led to the shaping of the official ideology of the Soviet regime in the form in which it appeared by the middle of the s, but no single volume provides an overview of developments in Soviet Marxism-Leninism from the s until the time of the disintegration of the USSR.

This chapter attempts to examine one's own ideological beliefs, to better understand the role of ideology in politics and society. It examines its relevance to modern history both in Britain and in other parts of the world. The chapter analyses the situation in contemporary Britain and considers whether it can be reasonably asserted that there is an ideological consensus in Britain or Author: Kevin Harrison, Tony Boyd.

Law, Rights and Ideology in Russia: Landmarks in the destiny of a great power brings into sharp focus several key episodes in Russia’s vividly ideological engagement with law and g on 30 years of experience of consultancy and teaching in many regions of Russia and on library research in Russian-language texts, Bill Bowring provides unique insights into people, events and ideas.

The vernaculars of communism: language, ideology and power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. Responsibility Nielsen Book Data) Summary The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the.

BOOK REVIEWS Soviet Politics - The Dilemma of Power. By BARRINGTON MooRE, JR. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Pp. with index. $ This book by Dr. Barrington Moore, Jr. is a good book.

It is marked by extensive research, Author: Ivan Lanomen. There is a curious book that keeps causing discomfort to its readers:A Voyage to Kazohinia, written in or around and first published inis often considered the single most important book of the Hungarian utopian (and dystopian) tradition.

As part of a larger project of mapping Hungarian utopianism from a social and political. Ideology usually played a crucially important role in the politics of communist regimes, and political systems like these were even called “ideocracy” (White, ).

Communist ideology can be regarded as a “totalistic” ideology (Schwarzmantel, 7) as it is “all encompassing and prescribes a ‘politically correct’ view about. Ideology - Ideology - Ideology and terror: The “total” character of ideology, its extremism and violence, have been analyzed by other critics, among whom the French philosopher-writer Albert Camus and the Austrian-born British philosopher Sir Karl Popper merit particular attention.

Beginning as an existentialist who subscribed to the view that “the universe is absurd,” Camus passed to.Carl Beck Papers The in Russian & East European Studies Number Alfred B. Evans, Jr. are comparative politics, Russian politics, and Russian foreign policy. He is the Putin does not show a great deal of affection for the memory of the Soviet system or its ideology.

In the book First Person.Ideology and Soviet Politics Stephen White 2. What is to Count as Ideology in Soviet Politics?

Michael Waller 3. Political Ideologies in the Soviet Union Alfred G. Meyer 4. Ideology and System-Building: the Experience under Lenin and Stalin Graeme Gill 5. Developed Socialism and the New Programme of the CPSU Alfred B.

Evans 6. Ideology and.

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