Police and politics in Soviet Society, 1921-1929

by Gary Richard Waxmonsky

Publisher: University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor

Written in English
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  • Soviet Union. -- Obʺedinennoe gosudarstvennoe politicheskoe upravlenie.,
  • Politics -- Soviet Union -- Political activity,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.

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StatementGary Richard Waxmonsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK267.W38 1982a
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 394 p.
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19437788M

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Policing Stalin's Socialism is one of the first books to emphasize the importance of social order repression by Stalin's Soviet regime in contrast to the traditional emphasis of historians on political repression.

Police and politics in Soviet Society on extensive examination of new archival materials, David Shearer finds that most repression during the Stalinist dictatorship of the s was against marginal social groups.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: I: Origins and evolution --The origins of the KGB --The KGB: reform and rehabilitation, --The KGB and party politics, The structure of the KGB --The KGB: functions, organization, and party control --CPSU cadres policy and career patterns in the KGB The.

There is a Russian saying that police mirror society. The gist of this is that every society is policed to the extent that it allows itself to be policed. Centralized in control but decentralized in their reach, the police are remarkably similar in structure, chain of command, and their relationships with the political elite across post-Soviet nations--they also remain one of the least.

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The structure of this version sub-stantially follows that of the third edition, published inalthough there have been some changes.

Chapter 1 now contains a revised summary of Soviet politics, providing. Soviet society was so atomized and the people so fearful of reprisals that mass arrests were no longer necessary.

Stalin ruled as absolute dictator of the Soviet Union throughout World War II and until his death in March This book combines social and institutional histories of Russia, focusing on the secret police and their evolving relationship with the peasantry.

Based on an analysis of Cheka/OGPU reports, it argues that the police did not initially respond to peasant resistance to Bolshevik demands simply with the gun—rather, they listened to peasant voices.

"The Politics of Police Reform is a significant contribution to the study of policing both within and beyond the former Soviet Union.

Marat's local knowledge and expertise shine through the case studies, and the book is peppered with insights from interviews with local reformers, activists and s: 1. DOI link for Policing Soviet Society. Policing Soviet Society book. The Evolution of State Control. By Louise Since its creation immediately after the Russian revolution,the militia has had a broad range of social,political and economic functions necessary to direct and control a highly centralized socialist r,as the communst.

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The Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society (JSPPS) is a bi-annual companion journal to the Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society (SPPS) book series (founded and edited by Andreas Umland, Dr.

phil., PhD). Like the book series, the journal provides an interdisciplinary forum for new original research on the Soviet and.

There was a succession of Soviet secret police agencies over time. The first secret police after the October Revolution, created by Vladimir Lenin's decree on Decemwas called "Cheka" (ЧК).Officers were referred to as "chekists", a name that is still informally applied to people under the Federal Security Service of Russia, the KGB's successor in Russia after the dissolution of.

Erica Marat, The Politics of Police Reform. Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries, OUP, April There is a Russian saying that “police mirror society.” The gist of this is that every society is policed to the extent that it allows itself to be policed.

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By examining the contrast between Bolshevik propaganda claims and social reality, the author explains how Communist representations were variously received and resisted by Reviews: 1. This is a text concerning the role of the KGB in Soviet politics in the period from through to The author draws on published materials from Russian and Western sources, and combines historical and political analyses to examine the origins, present structure, organization, functioning, and role of the KGB in enforcing security and policy.

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