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Understanding Soviet Society

Understanding Soviet Society

Edited by Michael Paul Sacks and Jerry G. Pankhurst

Unwin Hyman, 1988, 268 pp.

The authors, sociologists who have specialized in the Soviet Union, would not claim to have found the keys to understanding Soviet society. But they point the reader in that direction-they provide the results of the most recent research, and they deflate some of the generally accepted and superficial conceptions now current in the West.