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evaluation of the Soviet profit reforms with special reference to agriculture

David W. Conklin

evaluation of the Soviet profit reforms with special reference to agriculture

by David W. Conklin

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Published by Praeger in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industry and state -- Russia.,
  • Agriculture and state -- Russia.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p175-192.

    Statementby David W. Conklin.
    SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,193p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14984281M
    ISBN 100275280276

    Begun in September , this reform was aimed at increasing wage differentials and reducing the army of million industrial managers. The reform was supposed to establish special relations between wage hikes and productivity. The execution of this reform was assigned to the State Committee of the U.S.S.R. on Labor and Social Affairs. If U.S. agriculture appears to be free of so many of the problems which plague Soviet agriculture, it is to a large degree because these problems have been exported to the cities.6 The high social costs to displaced, unutilized and uncared for labor are explicitly recognized and added to the costs of agricultural investment in a socialized system.

    This book is ideal for students studying a key period of Soviet economic history. It brings together and makes available the results of the latest research on Soviet industrialization, using a vast amount of primary evidence, and the methods of quantitative economic analysis. Leading scholars in the field analyze the Soviet economy sector by sector, from agriculture to defense and technology. Read this book on Questia. While the development of the Russian State may not be, as the Slavophils seem to imply, absolutely unique, the immensity of the area of the Empire, the complete contiguity of its territories, the comparative recency of some of its conquests and annexations, the ethnical diversity of its people, the prolicity of its nuclear race, the "particularism" of many of its.

      The only reference was a passage buried in Premier Nikolai A. Tikhonov's long report on land reclamation. But Mr. Chernenko did try to imbue his speech with all the force he could muster. The most famous exposition of this view is the book Harvest of Sorrow, now almost two decades old, by the prolific (and problematic) historian Robert Conquest, but this perspective can be found in History Channel documentaries on Stalin, many textbooks of Soviet history, Western and even World Civilization, and many writings on Stalinism, on.


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Evaluation of the Soviet profit reforms with special reference to agriculture by David W. Conklin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An evaluation of the Soviet profit reforms, with special reference to agriculture. [David W Conklin]. An Evaluation of the Soviet Profit Reform with Special Reference to Agriculture. New York: Praeger Publishers, — p. — (Praeger Special Studies in International Economics and Development) Contents.

Russian Reforms Prior to The Profit Reform Movement The Profit Reforms in Perspective Notes. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of David W Conklin books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. This book is comprised of eight chapters and opens by sketching the distinguishing characteristics of Soviet socialism as well as six major sources of interest in the evaluation of Soviet socialism.

The next section deals with three kinds of issues relating to Soviet socialist performance: organizational-structural aspects, economic growth, and. Special issue U.S.S.R; The economics of communism, with special reference to Russia's experiment, by Leo Pasvolsky; For victory in peaceful competition with capitalism / With a special introd.

written for the American ed; An evaluation of the Soviet profit reforms, with special reference to agriculture [by] David W. Conklin. With special reference to North Africa, An Analysis and Critical Evaluation. International Affairs, Vol Issue 3, JulyAn Evaluation of the Soviet Profit Reforms. With special reference to agriculture.

Leonard Lazar. International Affairs, Vol Issue 3, July Agriculture's potential as an engine of third world growth depends, in large part, on the size of the production and consumption linkages it stimulates in rural regions.

The first Soviet economic reform was announced in It replaced the main indicator of performance, namely, gross value of output, with sales, so as to bring the users’ evaluation to.

‘Soviet economic reform’ refers to repeated failed attempts from the s to the s to introduce market-inspired institutions into a command economy. These reforms aimed to increase the discretion of enterprise managers and give them incentives to use local information in executing commands while also attending to customers’ demand.

Agriculture needed to embrace modern technologies. Russia and the other Soviet states had historically produced less food than the country required.

Using new farming methods and introducing a new system was needed to change this. With an aim of transforming agriculture so that it produced a surplus, the concept of Collectivisation was introduced. An Evaluation of the Soviet Profit Reforms: With Special Reference to Agriculture.

by David W. Conklin (pp. ) Review by: Gregory Grossman. This book, first published inanalyses the institutions and decision-making processes that determined agricultural production in the Soviet Union. It addresses the crisis in Soviet agriculture of the early s, examining the problems of low productivity, adverse natural conditions and an underdeveloped infrastructure.

The late twenties and early thirties were perhaps the most transformative period in Soviet history. It was during this period Stalin consolidated his grip on power and was allowed to rule with impunity, instituting his “revolution from above” on the Soviet people.

He actively transformed the culture of the time, giving birth to a new Russian nationalism, rejecting the earlier Bolshevik. An evaluation of the Soviet profit reforms, with special reference to agriculture.

New York, Praeger Publishers, Millar, James R., ed., Gustafson, Thane, Reform in Soviet politics: the lessons of recent policies on land and water. New York: Cambridge University Press. Agriculture in the Soviet Union was mostly collectivized, with some limited cultivation of private is often viewed as one of the more inefficient sectors of the economy of the Soviet Union.A number of food taxes (prodrazverstka, prodnalog, and others) were introduced in the early Soviet period despite the Decree on Land that immediately followed the October Revolution.

Economic planning, the process by which key economic decisions are made or influenced by central contrasts with the laissez-faire approach that, in its purest form, eschews any attempt to guide the economy, relying instead on market forces to determine the speed, direction, and nature of economic evolution.

By the late s the majority of the world’s countries conducted. There, industry and agriculture have become the success story of the Soviet bloc under reforms that have freed managers of central control and given wide play to profit.

Collectivization, policy adopted by the Soviet government, pursued most intensively between andto transform traditional agriculture in the Soviet Union and to reduce the economic power of the kulaks (prosperous peasants). Under collectivization the peasantry were forced to give up their individual farms and join large collective farms ().The process was ultimately undertaken in.

Evaluation of the Soviet wage reform, Washington, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Central Intelligence Agency. Office of Research and Reports. OCLC Number: Notes: "CIA/RR ER " "August After a short historical survey the author describes the reforms taking place in the kolkhoses after the war which, however, do not as yet show which way Soviet agriculture will develop.

The major reforms are in the fields of mechanization, administration and economic control. In a subchapter the part of freedom within the kolkhoses is treated with special reference to the role of the family. This book, first published inanalyses the institutions and decision-making processes that determined agricultural production in the Soviet Union.

It addresses the crisis in Soviet agriculture of the early s, examining the problems of low productivity, adverse natural conditions and an und.Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Rus.

Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, former republic. It was established in and dissolved in The Soviet Union was the first state to be based on Marxist socialism (see also Marxism; communism).Until the Communist party indirectly controlled all levels of government; the party's politburo effectively ruled the country.

Wegren's book is a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the post-Soviet agricultural reforms in Russia. He successfully argues that the Russian state is not "weak" compared to its Soviet counterpart, but that it is still stronger than other components of society, thus creating numerous barriers to the development of an expanding free market in the rural s: 1.