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Soviet ideologies in the period of glasnost

responses to Brezhnev"s stagnation

by Vladimir Shlapentokh

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.,
    • Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1970-1991.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1975-1985.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVladimir Shlapentokh with the participation of Dmitry Shlapentokh.
      ContributionsShlapentokh, Dmitry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK274 .S414 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2030391M
      ISBN 100275926710
      LC Control Number88005878

      Glasnost (Russian: гла́сность, IPA: (), lit. "publicity") was a policy that called for increased openness and transparency in government institutions and activities in the Soviet uced by Mikhail Gorbachev in the second half of the s, [1] Glasnost is often paired with Perestroika (literally: Restructuring), another reform instituted by Gorbachev at the same time. The birth of the Soviet Art was preceded throughout the s by an era of intense ideological competition between different artistic groupings each striving to ensure their own views would have priority in determining the forms and directions in which Soviet Art was to develop, seeking to occupy key posts in cultural institutions and to win the favour and support of the authorities.

      VLADIMIR SHLAPENTOKH is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Community Health Science at Michigan State University. He is the author of thirteen books published in the former Soviet Union, and many more in the United States, including Love, Marriage and Friendship in the Soviet Union (Praeger, ), Soviet Public Opinion (Praeger, ), and Soviet Ideologies (Praeger, ). Perestroika (/ ˌ p ɛr ə ˈ s t r ɔɪ k ə /; Russian: Перестройка, IPA: [pʲɪrʲɪˈstrojkə] ()) was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the s and is widely associated with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his glasnost (meaning "openness") policy reform. The literal meaning of perestroika is "restructuring.

      DEVELOPED SOCIALISM. The concept of developed ("mature," or "real") socialism emerged in the offices of the Central Committee of the Communist Party in the late s, soon after the establishment of Leonid Brezhnev's regime, which reacted to the public ideology of Nikita Khrushchev's regime. Almost immediately, it was accepted in all Soviet satellites in Eastern Europe as the leading doctrine. Milestones in Glasnost and Perestroyka: Politics and People, Volume 2 - Ebook written by Ed A. Hewett, Victor H. Winston. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Milestones in Glasnost and Perestroyka: Politics and People, Volume 2.


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[Vladimir Shlapentokh; Dmitry Shlapentokh] -- The mids found almost all spheres of Soviet society in economic, social, and moral decline - a decline that generated conflicting ideologies offering solutions.

In Gorbachev's Glasnost: The Soviet Media in the First Phase of Perestroika, author Joseph Gibbs traces the development of glasnost as both concept and policy, from the Leninist idea of "criticism and self-criticism" to Gorbachev's attempt to modernize and reinterpret that doctrine to fit his own political goals and by:   This adapted tool of Leninist media control became not only a part of perestroika, Gorbachev's plan to rejuvenate Soviet ideology during the s, but also an independent concept that redefined how the USSR's media were employed as an instrument of Gorbachev's Glasnost: The Soviet Media in the First Phase of Perestroika, author Joseph Gibbs traces the Author: Joseph Gibbs.

In Gorbachev's Glasnost: The Soviet Media in the First Phase of Perestroika, author Joseph Gibbs traces the development of glasnost as both concept and policy, from the Leninist idea of "criticism.

glasnost (gläs´nōst), Soviet cultural and social policy of the late ing his ascension to the leadership of the USSR inMikhail Gorbachev began to promote a policy of openness in public discussions about current and historical problems. The policy was termed glasnost [openness].

The brutality of the Stalin era, such as the great purges and the Katyn massacre, were. Glasnost. Breaking the Mold. A policy of increased openness, transparency of state institutions and freedom of expression, Glasnost was the core element of Mikhail Gorbachev’s Perestroika of aimed at democratization of Soviet society.

“ Without Glasnost there is no and cannot be any democratization, or political creativity of the masses, their involvement in ruling ”, Gorbachev said in. Russia - Russia - The Gorbachev era: perestroika and glasnost: When Brezhnev died inmost elite groups understood that the Soviet economy was in trouble.

Due to senility, Brezhnev had not been in effective control of the country during his last few years, and Kosygin had died in The Politburo was dominated by old men, and they were overwhelmingly Russian. For a Westerner eager to understand glasnost origins and contradictions there is hardly a better way to start than with Angus Roxburgh's new book Pravda: Inside the Soviet News Machine.

Inspired by reforms with the Soviet Union under both perestroika and glasnost, as well as the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe, nationalist independence movements began to.

Contrary to the hopes and expectations of many, the MP remained devoted to the Soviet ideology to the last minute. And yet even it began to show signs of change under the influence of glasnost’. The first sign was at the church council in June,when the statute making priests subordinate to their parish councils was repealed.

This study examines the development of Marxist-Leninist ideology in the U.S.S.R. from its origins to the collapse of the Soviet regime. Alfred Evans argues that Soviet Marxism-Leninism was subject to significant adaptation under various leaders, contrary to the widespread impression that official Soviet ideology remained static after g: glasnost.

The years from the death of Stalin until the fall of Nikita Khrushchev in saw several “thaws” separated by “freezes.” Ilya Ehrenburg’s novel Ottepel (; The Thaw) provided this term for a period of relative liberalism.

In Khrushchev delivered a famous speech denouncing certain Stalinist crimes. The Impact of Perestroika and Glasnost on the CPSU's Stance toward the “Fraternal Parties” in the Eastern Bloc Peter Ruggenthaler. Chapter 2. Soviet Society, Perestroika, and the End of the USSR Mark Kramer.

Chapter 3. Perestroika Made in Hungary. The HSWP’s Approach to the Soviet Reform of the Lates Tamás Péter Baranyi. Chapter 4. Washington D.C., - Today, the National Security Archive publishes its third installment of the diary of one of the main supporters of Mikhail Gorbachev and strongest proponents of glasnost during the perestroika period in the Soviet Union — Anatoly Sergeevich Chernyaev.

This section of the diary, covering two key years of history. He shows, for instance, in his book Soviet Public Opinion and Ideology: The Interaction Between Mythology and Pragmatism (), that the "internal ideology," or the ideology of the Soviet ruling elite, strongly differs from public ideology, which is comparable to how the oligarchic ideology of the corporate class is different from public ideology in the United States.

The existence of two types of. The sum total of deaths due to Soviet policy — in the Stalin period alone — deaths from the collectivization and the terror‐ famine, the executions and the Gulag, is probably on the order of.

Literature Review Understanding the impact of Gorbachev’s glasnost on arts and media in the Soviet Union in its early years tillis a challenge in understanding what it meant during that period and the objective of Gorbachev in introducing it.

From to many interpretations were given by different sources for glasnost. While. In the late s, the Soviet government came under increased criticism, as did Leninist ideology (which Gorbachev had attempted to preserve as the foundation for reform), and members of the Soviet population were more outspoken in their view that the Soviet government had become a failure.

Glasnost did indeed provide freedom of expression, far beyond what Gorbachev had intended, and changed. Glasnost and Soviet Foreign Policy Author: Lilita I. Dzirkals Subject: Examines the beginnings of Mikhail Gorbachev's glasnost (openness) policy and its impact on Soviet.

Soviet ideologies in the period of glasnost: responses to Brezhnev's stagnation by Vladimir Shlapentokh (Book) 9 editions published The book demonstrates that many developments in the country, including the weakness of the state, the prevalence of crime and corruption, and the high role of personal relations and private security firms.

Glasnost (openness or publicity) had a venerable lineage which traced back to Czarist times. In the past, glasnost had been designed simply to put pressure upon the middle levels of the bureaucracy and assure greater control of these officials from the top.

Gorbachev obviously had this in mind but now there was an additional motivation.To understand in depth why glasnost and perestroika led to the collapse of the USSR, one must - as Buckley's book implies - understand Russian culture and history.

Discussion of social problems during the Soviet period was still very controversial. According to the official ideology of the Soviet communist party, there were no social ills.