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Western perspectives on Soviet education in the 1980s

Western perspectives on Soviet education in the 1980s

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Published by Macmillan in association with School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Soviet Union.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by J.J. Tomiak.
    SeriesStudies in Russia and East Europe
    ContributionsTomiak, J. J. 1924-, University of London. School of Slavonic and East European Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA832
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21285637M
    ISBN 100333366719

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Front Matter. Pages i-x. PDF. Introduction: the Dilemmas of Soviet Education in the s. Tomiak. Pages Research Concerning the Educational System and Pedagogy in the Soviet Union: Some. Western Perspectives on Soviet Education in the s It seems that you're in USA.

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Western perspectives on Soviet education in the s. Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan, in association with the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, (OCoLC) Part of the Studies in Russia and East Europe book series (SREE) Abstract. In order to understand and fully appreciate the role assigned to education in the USSR it is necessary to emphasise that in communist theory and practice the educational system is seen as being at one and the same time an integral part of Soviet society, the Soviet Cited by: 1.

Liegle L. () Education in the Family and Family Policy in the Soviet Union. In: Tomiak J.J. (eds) Western Perspectives on Soviet Education in the s.

Studies in Russia and East by: 2. Novikov L. () Some Aspects of the Development of Special Education in the Soviet Union. In: Tomiak J.J. (eds) Western Perspectives on Soviet Education in the s. Western Perspectives on Soviet Education in the s.

long discussions with Nicholas Hans and accounts of the system by Soviet authors which appeared regularly in the Year Book of Education Holmes B. () Soviet Education: Travellers’ Tales. In: Tomiak J.J. (eds) Western Perspectives on Soviet Education Western perspectives on Soviet education in the 1980s book the s.

The book is the first comprehensive history of Soviet education in the s and early s, and provides a sequel to the author's highly praised Commissariat of Enlightenment. In this, as in the earlier study, the author has used Soviet archival sources not previously available to Western scholars.

Books. Background Information: Kirschenbaum, Lisa. Small Comrades: Revolutionizing Childhood in Soviet Russia, (New York and London: Routledge Falmer, ). In this book, Kirschenbaum traces the institution of kindergarten in the Soviet Union, and uses early childhood education as a lens to understand the Bolshevik ideological.

It is the purpose of the present volume to explore the complexities of the conflict, and its international repercussions, within the rapidly changing international scene of the s, and to project the likely trends of the s.

From its earliest beginnings, the Sino-Soviet conflict revealed a mix of national interests and communist ideology. Examines the changing role of comparative education in the USSR from Western perspectives, particularly those of West and East Germany.

Discusses some topics of comparative education research by and about the USSR in recent years, with emphasis on problems related to educational reforms inspired by perestroika. Contains 24 references. (SV). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Perspectives on the Future of Soviet Education.

Soviet Education, v22 n3 p Jan Six articles discuss various aspects of educational policy and practices in the Soviet Union with regard to expected future developments. Topics discussed include declining enrollments due to declining national birthrate, socioeconomic factors, lifestyle. This book seems to offer reasonably accurate accounts of Soviet acquisition of western technology in areas of industrial manufacturing, factory construction, railroad development, and so forth.

At least, I didn’t find any blatant errors or distortions on these s: 3. Education in the Soviet Union was guaranteed as a constitutional right to all people provided through state schools and education system which emerged after the establishment of the Soviet Union in became internationally renowned for its successes in eradicating illiteracy and cultivating a highly educated population.

Table of Contents. Preface -- Russian History: A Window on Soviet Politics -- Russian History and Soviet Politics -- The Nature of Imperial Russian Society -- History and Politics in the Soviet Union -- Russian and Soviet Interpretations of World History -- Modernization: How Russia/USSR Differs from Other Countries -- The Modernization of Russia/USSR -- Russian History in Japanese Perspective.

The Eastern Bloc, also known as the Communist Bloc, the Socialist Bloc and the Soviet Bloc, was the group of communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, East Asia, and Southeast Asia under the hegemony of the Soviet Union (USSR) that existed during the Cold War (–) in opposition to the capitalist Western Western Europe, the term Eastern Bloc generally referred to the USSR.

This book examines the role of Soviet energy during the Cold War. Based on hitherto little known documents from Western and Eastern European archives, it combines the story of Soviet oil and gas with general Cold War history.

This volume breaks new ground by framing Soviet energy in a. World history or global history as a field of historical study examines history from a global perspective. It emerged centuries ago; leading practitioners have included Voltaire (), Hegel (), Karl Marx () and Arnold J.

Toynbee (). The field became much more active (in terms of university teaching, text books, scholarly journals, and academic associations) in.

Comradely Objects: Design and Material Culture in Soviet Russia, ss convinces the reader that Soviet design in the postwar period was significantly different from Western stereotypes defining it as “plagiaristic, low-quality, neglectful of the consumer, or altogether non-existent.” (p.

) Compelling in its recovery of the. Starting in the s, American missionaries began developing educational institutions in China. They discovered the demand for Western education was much stronger, and much more elite, than the demand for Christianity.

Programs were set up to fund Chinese students In. Get this from a library. Soviet policy perspectives on Western Europe. [Neil Malcolm; Royal Institute of International Affairs.] -- In the light of "perestroika" this paper reviews Soviet specialist writing and leadership statements, and looks in particular at how Soviet authors understand the interplay of cooperation and.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The Soviet economy: from crisis to catastrophe / Grigorii Khanin --Public attitudes to the transition / Vladimir Kosmarskii --Trends in employment and unemployment / Susanne Oxenstierna --The emergence and stabilization of extreme inflationary pressures in the Soviet Union.

The history of the Soviet Union from toreferred 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 gradually significant problems in social, political, and economic areas accumulated, so that the period is often described as the Era of Stagnation.

Soviet and western perspectives in social psychology. Oxford ; New York: Pergamon Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd H Strickland.

Therefore the success of the Soviet Union, which had to be developed at top speed into an industrialised state, depended very largely on the possibility of the rapid education of masses of people. Four days after the establishment of the Soviet Government in the Bolsheviks published a long-term educational programme; its general ideas are.

Soviet Union Books Showing of 1, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (Paperback) by. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (shelved 36 times as soviet-union) avg rating — 93, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

The Japanese-Soviet Neutrality Pact: A diplomatic history,by Boris Slavinsky (Translated by Geoffrey Jukes.) If you want document collections, try Correspondence between the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the U.S.S.R. and the Presidents of the U.S.A. and the Prime Ministers of Great Britain during the Great Patriotic War of Get this from a library.

The Post-Soviet economy: Soviet and Western perspectives. [Anders Åslund;] -- In the context of the Soviet economic crisis ofthis work offers the views of 12 economists - half from the USSR, half from the West.

While all agree on the need for a market economy, the. This was confirmed in The Hunt for Red October () which depicted the captain and officers of a Soviet nuclear submarine attempting to defect from the totalitarian regime in order to live a simple life in America.

Soviet Union splits up. After the Berlin Wall came down in it seemed like just a matter of time for the Soviet Union. Indistribution spread to the ten former Soviet States, now sovereign nations.

To this day the Digest is still published successfully with an all-Russian staff. Growing Through the Years. The Moscow Book Fair continued to grow and prosper despite the post-Soviet problems (rampant book-piracy, a dicey economy, a war in Chechnya). There is, therefore, substantial need for a systematic general survey of Soviet society as a whole, of social organization and patterns of interaction over the entire range of institntions and settings which make up the Soviet system.

We have attempted to approximate that. goal in this book of' readings. In this widely praised book, Vladislav Zubok argues that Western interpretations of the Cold War have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlin's pragmatism or its aggressiveness.

Explaining the interests, aspirations, illusions, fears, and misperceptions of the Kremlin leaders and Soviet elites, Zubok offers a Soviet perspective on the greatest. This book is the only Western monograph on this important part of Soviet philosophy, thus filling the last main gap in Western `Philosophical Sovietology'.

At the same time, it offers the first survey of Soviet philosophy after the disappearance of the Soviet system itself, embarking on an historical and meta-philosophical investigation of.

Russia’s Soviet era was distinguished not by economic growth or human development, but by the use of the economy to build national power. On the centenary of the Bolshevik revolution ofthis column shows that while the education of women and better survival rates of children improved opportunities for many citizens, Soviet Russia was a tough and unequal environment in.

Khan, Azizur Rahman, and Dharam Ghai, Collective agriculture and rural development in Soviet central York: St. Martins Press, Gustafson, Thane, Reform in Soviet politics: the lessons of recent policies on land and York: Cambridge University Press.

As well as the pull of social change there was the push of policy failure. The rate of economic growth in the Soviet Union had been in long-term decline from the s to the early s.

The ZSU has already been mentioned, and the D mm howitzer is notable as well. Yet technical deficiencies that would have been unacceptable to Western armies were not uncommon. No Soviet fighter aircraft during the mids had an aerial.

The Western world had set an example painting a picture of ready access to consumer goods; this was the Soviet people's first glimpse into an alternate life in the West. The Soviet Union had the Arab-Israeli War of to thank for continuing the status quo and not.

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Everything is normal is about a boy growing up in Soviet Russia in the '70's and 80's from his own perspective.

This memoir recounts the reality of life for a Soviet citizen during that time, which at times, contrasts or confirms what the western nations of heard, and how all of its hardships was considered a normal way of life for him/5(68).Perspectives: Western liberal-conservative. Synopsis. Richard Pipes was a Jewish-American historian who specialised in Tsarist Russia, the Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union.

Pipes was born in southern Poland, the son of a middle-class businessman. The family later moved to Warsaw but were forced to flee the Nazi invasion in   With the change in East-West relations, the Soviet Union is now cooperating with Western publishers on books about the Soviet military, providing the .