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Soviet grassroots citizen participation in local Soviet government by Jeffrey W. Hahn

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.

Subjects:

  • Local government -- Soviet Union -- Citizen participation.,
  • Political participation -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviets (Councils)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJeffrey W. Hahn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS6055 .H34 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2398980M
ISBN 100691077673
LC Control Number87028966

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From the Back Cover. The Soviet Union's demise in resulted in new independent nations faced with enormous challenges -- radical economic restructuring, crime, corruption, even civil war. But it also spawned the formation of thousands of dynamic new organizations by public-spirited citizens seeking to make their societies more humane, Cited by: 4. Soviet Grassroots not only contributes to our empirical knowledge of political participation in the USSR but also provides a basis for speculation about the nature of political change in the Soviet system. If opportunities for effective participation in local government do exist, and they can be shown to have grown over time, then one precondition for the emergence of a “civic culture” in Soviet society . The elected deputy can and occasionally does play an active role as an ombudsman for those who choose to use opportunities for citizen input. Soviet Grassroots not only contributes to our empirical knowledge of political participation in the USSR but also provides a basis for speculation about the nature of political change in the Soviet by: The Soviet Union: Politics, Economics, and Society from Lenin to Gorbachëv Ronald J. Hill Snippet view -

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This volume, prepared by Holt Ruffin and his staff at the Center for Civil Society International, is in many respects remarkable. On the one hand, The Post-Soviet Handbook is the best available practical guide to the independent sector in the countries carved from the former Soviet Union. It consists of two parts, the first profiling “third sector” organizations in the newly independent.   In Russia, a grass-roots bid to expose Stalin's ‘Great Terror’. The nascent movement mirrors efforts in many countries – Japan, Germany, Rwanda, and the United States, to name a few – to confront elements of a dark past. Grassroots is the book you've been waiting for. Using examples drawn from progressive and feminist campaigns all over the country, Veteran activists Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards explain how to organize your friends, your community, and most important, yourself.”Reviews: Soviet Union (CPSU). Thus, the institutional basis for the increased activity of elected deputies received ideological support from the CPSU. Given these expressions of official support for expan­ sion of the deputies' activities, the primary concern of this book is to understand how the deputy functions in prac­ tice.