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The Socialist economies of the Soviet Union and Europe

by Lavigne, Marie

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Published by International Arts and Sciences Press in White Plains, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1989.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarie Lavigne ; translated by T. G. Waywell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC244 .L37513 1974b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 396 p. ;
      Number of Pages396
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5073341M
      ISBN 100873320638
      LC Control Number74083551

      The history of the Soviet Union from to , referred to as the Brezhnev Era, covers the period of Leonid Brezhnev's rule of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). This period began with high economic growth and soaring prosperity, but ended with a much weaker Soviet Union facing social, political, and economic stagnation. Geography- The Former Soviet Union. STUDY. PLAY. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) -What the soviet union is referred to in the book-largely defunct. large growth in population-in the 's -Stalin's makings in the child policy. People aged age group so low because of wwII.

      The Soviet Union In the Soviet Union there was a vast body of environmental law and regulation that purportedly protected the public interest, but these constraints have had no perceivable benefit. The Soviet Union, like all socialist countries, suffered from a massive "tragedy of the commons," to borrow the term used by biologist Garrett. socioeconomic system to that of capitalism. 1 After its development in the Soviet Union in the late s and early s, the Soviet model, also referred to here as state socialism, was later introduced, with variations, in Eastern Europe, China, and other countries on several continents.

        As the Soviet puppet states of Eastern Europe were collapsing, Kornai wrote his most famous book entitled The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism. Kornai breaks down the Communist system into five “blocks” of institutional . Places: Europe, Soviet Union (USSR) The main criticism leveled at the socialist economies was that a planned economy was inherently less efficient than a market one, due to the sheer scale of the bureaucratic task involved with planning a major economy.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lavigne, Marie, Socialist economies of the Soviet Union and Europe. White Plains, N.Y.: International Arts and Sciences Press, This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of. Not long after, however, it became clear that the socialist economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union were not just economic failures; they were also environmental catastrophes.

This is a truly stellar book that everyone interested in the economics and economic history of Transition Economies should read. The book lays out a convincing argument that the process commonly known as the transition from a centrally planned to a free market economy in the former Soviet Union (FSU), and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is rather a transformation that touched all aspects of Cited by: 2.

The Soviet Union's relatively small consumer sector accounted for just under 60% of the country's GDP in while the industrial and agricultural sectors contributed 22% and 20% respectively in Agriculture was the predominant occupation in the Soviet Union before the massive industrialization under Joseph Stalin.

The service sector was Currency: Soviet ruble (SUR). The book will prove a useful resource for students of transformation seeking detailed knowledge of the recent economic history of the European post-socialist states, writes David Lane. Transition Economies: Transformation, Development and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union.

Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan. Routledge. Socialist economics comprises the economic theories, practices and norms of hypothetical and existing socialist economic systems.

A socialist economic system is characterized by social ownership and operation of the means of production that may take the form of autonomous cooperatives or direct public ownership wherein production is carried out directly for use rather than for profit.

The Soviet Union's dramatic collapse in was a pivotal moment in the complex history of Central and Eastern Europe, and Ivan Berend here offers a magisterial new account of the dramatic transformation that culminated in ten former Soviet Bloc countries joining the European by:   How History Matters in Post-Socialist Economies August 1, August 1, avgevorkyan 1 Comment T hough it has been suggested that ‘ The Beatles Rocked the Kremlin’ it was “Wind of Change” by Scorpions in the early that captured the minds of the new generation of Eastern Europe (EE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU).

A new book entitled Transition Economies: Transformation, Development, and Society in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union has recently been published by Routledge, an imprint of Taylor.

This interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Providing full historical context and drawing on a wide range of literature, this book explores the continuous economic and social transformation of Price: $ This book explores the reconfiguration of economic spaces in the 'new Europe' with a focus on the post-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

It brings together new perspectives on the economic transformations in post-socialist countries as they struggle with the development of market mechanisms.

economies of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and other “socialist” states to an extent comparable only to the bar-barian invasions of Rome. Today, the disastrous consequences of enforcing the utopia on the unfortunate populations of the communist states are clear even to their leaders.

As Mises predicted,File Size: KB. Places: Europe, Soviet Union (USSR), Western Europe Russell was both a liberal and a socialist, a combination perfectly comprehensible in his time, but almost unthinkable today. As a liberal, he opposed concentrations of power in all its military, governmental, and religious manifestations.

"Alienation and the Soviet Economy is a timely and highly prescient book takes on new significance with the collapse of Soviet-style economies throughout the world.

It clearly merits the serious attention of a broad spectrum of educators, policymakers and interested laymen, and deserves a place in every respectable academic library and in many.

The second economies of the Soviet Union and other East European countries derive from structural inadequacies in the socialist planning system and from the cultural and historical evolution of each East European by: The Soviet writer bore witness to the horrors of Russia’s World War Two and the Shoah — and deserves a place in literary history, says scholar Maxim D Shrayer.

He recommends the best books by and about Vasily Grossman. Chapter 34 Socialist Economies in Transition. In the countries of Eastern Europe, socialism was imposed by the former Soviet Union in the wake of World War II.

In the early s, a number of Latin American countries, such as Venezuela and Bolivia, seemed to be moving towards nationalizing, rather than privatizing assets, but it is too. Energy prices, for example, were highly subsidized in the socialist economies of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.

As a result, industrial production was far more energy-intensive throughout the socialist world than in Western European economies—five to ten times higher, according to one estimate—leading to more pollution.

The Soviet Union, officially known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or СССР in Russian), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from toand was the largest country in the world.

Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly country was a one-party state, governed Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E /. This book does an excellent job of giving a history of management theory and practice in the Soviet Union and Poland but does not go into nearly as much detail on the other countries.

In fact, a more egalitarian approach towards each of the Eastern. The region has yet to fully realize the promise of the early s, when the abrupt disintegration of the socialist system in the newly independent nations of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union created both social and economic turmoil – and the opportunity for new economic growth.