The Regional Party Apparatus and Science Management

  • Stephen Fortescue
Part of the Studies in Soviet History and Society book series (SSHS)


The USSR is a sufficiently centralised state that one does not expect a great deal of independent policy-making outside the top-level political bodies in Moscow, even at times, as at present, of considerable emphasis on territorial or regional planning and management of the economy.2


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Fortescue
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  1. 1.Centre for Russian and East European StudiesUniversity of BirminghamUK

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