The Soviet Union

The Incomplete Superpower

  • Paul Dibb

Part of the Studies in International Security book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Dimensions of Soviet Power

    1. Paul Dibb
      Pages 1-26
  3. The Domestic Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Paul Dibb
      Pages 29-66
    3. Paul Dibb
      Pages 67-103
  4. The International Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Paul Dibb
      Pages 107-139
    3. Paul Dibb
      Pages 215-256
  5. The Future of Soviet Power

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257
    2. Paul Dibb
      Pages 259-282
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 283-295

About this book


Now updated to the Gorbachev era, this book is an examination of the state of the Soviet Union today. One of its main aims is to highlight the weaknesses of this faltering empire.


economic policy economy Policy Superpower

Authors and affiliations

  • Paul Dibb
    • 1
  1. 1.Strategic and Defence Studies CentreAustralian National UniversityAustralia

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