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Gorbachev"s challenge

Marshall I. Goldman

Gorbachev"s challenge

economic reform in the age of high technology

by Marshall I. Goldman

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology transfer -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic policy -- 1981-1985,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1975-1985

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarshall I. Goldman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC336.25 .G6365 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20294670M
    ISBN 10039330549X
    LC Control Number87030965
    OCLC/WorldCa17107348

    “Very often the test of one's allegiance to a cause or to a people is precisely the willingness to stay the course when things are boring, to run the risk of repeating an old argument just one more time, or of going one more round with a hostile or (much worse) indifferent audience. I first became. The subject is not Gorbachev's challenge to the West but what he can do about the Soviet economy at a time when, by comparison with the industrial democracies, it is being left behind by the pace of technological change. Goldman knows well enough, and stresses in this book, the serious bureaucratic and other obstacles to reform, and he does.

    Nevertheless, Reykjavik convinced Gorbachev that Reagan was a fellow nuclear radical who intuitively "felt the challenge of the times." Gorbachev and Reagan brought starkly different approaches to. In Part Two of this book, “The Union Could Have Been Preserved,” Gorbachev details his own role in the dramatic events that culminated in the collapse of the USSR at the end of He maintains that “no one foresaw the dissolution of the Soviet Union” (p. 83). That is really not correct.

      Memoirs book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this long-awaited memoir, Mikhail Gorbachev looks back on a lifetime tha /5(12). Gorbachev and Perestroika. The policy struggle in Washington further intensified when a new Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, emerged in March


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[Marshall I Goldman] -- Errata slip inserted. Includes index. Bibliography: p. [] The book is based on exclusive interviews with the leaders of the Soviet Union starting with Gorbachev, personal notes and diaries of their assistants and advisers and transcripts of the discussions inside the Politburo and Secretariat of the Central Committee.

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The subject is not Gorbachev's challenge to the West but what he can do about the Soviet economy at a time when, by comparison with the industrial democracies, it is being left behind by the pace of technological change. The author even takes it upon himself to offer Gorbachev some quite specific advice, which probably goes well beyond the advice he is getting from his own economic and.

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Read the full-text online edition of Gorbachev's Challenge: Economic Reform in the Age of High Technology (). In my earlier books, I looked at some of those difficulties. This has not always endeared me to Soviet officials and probably helps explain why I had difficulty in the past in obtaining visas to visit the Soviet Union.

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