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Gorbachev's Critique and Vision of Soviet Socialism

Abu F. Dowlah (University of Southern California, USA)
John E. Elliott (University of Southern California, USA)

International Journal of Social Economics

ISSN: 0306-8293

Article publication date: 1 May 1991

Abstract

Gorbachev′s vision of democratic, decentralised and market‐oriented socialism has generated diverse and controversial perceptions in the Soviet Union. Gorbachev′s claim that the USSR is not retreating from socialism but advancing towards it, having dismantled the Stalinist Command model, is assessed.

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Dowlah, A.F. and Elliott, J.E. (1991), "Gorbachev's Critique and Vision of Soviet Socialism", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 18 No. 5/6/7, pp. 139-174. https://doi.org/10.1108/03068299110137037

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