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Socialism, Politics, and Equality: Hierarchy and Change in Eastern Europe and the USSR
Socialism, Politics, and Equality: Hierarchy and Change in Eastern Europe and the USSR
By Walter D. Connor
Columbia University Press, 1979, 389 pp
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A comparative sociological study, necessarily general but drawing on apposite statistical material and research, of how Soviet and East European societies have been transformed by revolution, and of such factors as class, social mobility and equality in the present system called socialism. Careful in its analysis, cautious in its conclusions, the study is nevertheless a stimulus to thinking on potentially disruptive elements in the present structure.