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changing Soviet system

T. H. Rigby

changing Soviet system

mono-organisational socialism from its origins to Gorbachev"s restructuring

by T. H. Rigby

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Published by E. Elgar Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich, 1931-,
    • Communism -- Soviet Union,
    • Perestroĭka,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementT.H. Rigby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX313.5 .R54 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 256 p. ;
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1852224M
      ISBN 101852783044
      LC Control Number90003830

      Soviet Socialized Medicine and the Right to Health Care in a Changing Soviet Union' Kate Schecter I. A HEALTH CARE CRISIS The perception of health care as a basic human right is a relatively recent development, and the concept of the state providing free comprehensive health care to all its citizens is new to this century. In fact, in the West, and. THE SOVIET ECONOMIC SYSTEM: A LEGAL ANALYSIS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This Executive Summary recapitulates in a few pages the several dozen pages of our Final Report. That Report in turn is a condensation of the —page manuscript produced under the present contract. This manuscript is to be published as a book by Westview Press in In our.   Perestroika (Russian for "restructuring") refers to a series of political and economic reforms meant to kickstart the stagnant s economy of .


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