Gorbachev’s USSR

A System in Crisis

  • Uri Ra’anan
  • Igor Lukes

About this book


A collection of papers presented at Boston University by leading Sovietologists evaluating the meaning of developments in the USSR and their impact since Gorbachev became head of government. The consensus is that the USSR is facing a systemic crisis, affecting ideology, leadership and economics.


China crisis ideology interdependence policy Soviet Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Uri Ra’anan
    • 1
  • Igor Lukes
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for the Study of Conflict, Ideology and PolicyBoston UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-11707-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11705-5
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