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Recent Soviet development debates : the 'third world' and the USSR

Pitty, Roderic D.M.


This thesis investigates three layers of Soviet debate since the mid 1960s about problems of development. A protracted debate about the importance of 'socialist orientation' in the third world is considered principally as a dispute between conservative officials and liberal critics about the significance for Soviet foreign policy of dependent allies in a global struggle with imperialism. A parallel debate about the prospects for a capitalist transformation of the third world is evaluated...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-01-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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