Soviet political scientists and American politics
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Published by Macmillan in association with the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham in London .
Written in English


  • Political science -- United States -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Soviet Union.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Soviet Union.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNeil Malcolm.
SeriesStudies in Soviet history and society
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 225 p. ;
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22099057M
ISBN 100333309316

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This book is the only comprehensive review of Soviet specialist writing on American politics covering the period from the establishment of Arbatov's USA Institute to the early s. Keywords politics Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) USA writing. The Institutions --Foreign Policy Research and Political Science --The USA Institute --The Monopolies and the State --State Monopoly Capitalism and Politics --Washington and Wall Street --Political Conflict --Conceptions of Political Conflict --Politics as the Reflection of Economic Rivalry --Democrats and Republicans, Liberals and Conservatives --The Masses in Politics --Policy Issues --Congress, the . From the published output of the Soviet Union's Americanists, especially as it has increased in volume and in variety over the past two decades, Neil Malcolm illustrates their growing understanding of American political life and the sophistication of their analysis-albeit limited by their own preconceptions, the obvious restraints of official ideology and censorship, and by their heavy reliance on the writings of the American . Soviet Scientists and the State examines the constraints place upon the natural scientist in the Soviet Union. The book brings into sharp relief the social and economic consequences arising from the highly centralized character of Communist Party by:

Soviet Political Scientists and American Politics Malcolm, N. () This book is the only comprehensive review of Soviet specialist writing on American politics covering the period from the establishment of Arbatov's USA Institute to the early . that Soviet political science will be 'a normative political science, directed towards assisting the realization of the party objective of Communism'.1l Is there any way of judging between this kind of assessment and the impression left by Schwartz's book - that even if Soviet Americanists are still. Kalensky's Political Science in the USA is the first scholarly Soviet book on American political science.3 This small paperback contains three main sections: (1) a history of the development of American political science which stresses its movement away from a legal and institutional orientation.   This epic list of 50 must-read books about American politics explores topics from a broad range of voices and perspectives, from feminism to fascism, parties to polling, and tribalism to globalism. These 50 best books should help you get up to speed with American politics. The ALL NEW Don’t Think of an Elephant!:Author: Sarah S. Davis.

The idea that American science ever operated in a free zone outside of politics is, Wolfe argues, itself a legacy of the ideological Cold War that held up American science, and scientists, as beacons of freedom in contrast to their peers in the Soviet Union. This study is an excellent base from which to explore some important sources of change in contemporary Soviet politics. The book is also a survey of the present state of natural science in the U.S.S.R. Topics of concern range from the scientists' background and social characteristics, institutions, status, and leadership to their social. Using a social science approach, the author presents the historical and ideological foundations of today's Soviet political system and provides a concise but thorough exposition of the Soviet political and legal institutions, including the role of the Communist Party. Science and technology in the Soviet Union served as an important part of national politics, practices, and the time of Lenin until the dissolution of the USSR in the early s, both science and technology were intimately linked to the ideology and practical functioning of the Soviet state, and were pursued along paths both similar and distinct from models in other countries.