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As a result of glasnost attention has recently been focused on social problems in the USSR. This book analyzes the broad range of social concerns now confronting Gorbachev, including drug and alcohol abuse, nuclear and environmental calamities, poverty, prostitution, health, education and family issues, crime and juvenile delinquency and the difficulty of adapting to technological change. The authors compare and contrast these social concerns with those of other industrial societies and offer a wide-ranging perspective on the internal problems facing the progressive Soviet leadership.
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Walter D. Connor is professor of political science, sociology, and international relations at Boston University and a fellow of Harvard University's Russian Research Center.
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Book Description Westview Pr, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., 1991. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 337 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7? - 9? Tall. Seller Inventory # 34675
Book Description Westview Press Inc, Boulder. San Francisco. Oxford, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition (?). An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy but Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. Dustjacket is Not clipped and which has been protected in a clear book plastic cover. "Describes and analyzes the Soviet Union's social problems, focusing on those it shares with Western industrial societies. While the contributors emphasize the current period, they also provide a historical perspective on the development of long-standing problems and on the evolution of official attitudes toward them. Essays examine a broad range of problems including drug and alcohol abuse; nuclear and environmental calamities; poverty; prostitution; health, education, and family issues; crime and juvenile delinquency; and the difficulty of adapting to technological change." ; John M. Olin Critical Issues Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 337 pages. Seller Inventory # 108556