The Soviet Union under Gorbachev: Assessing the First Year


The book begins with an overview of the institutions with which Gorbachev will have to contend and then present a series of essays on which consider the prospects for economic reform, challenges and changes in social policy and the arts, and initiatives in foreign policy. The Soviet Union Under Gorbachev concludes with a discussion of the impact of the 27th Party Congress.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Helmut Sonnenfeldt
  • John P. Hardt
  • Jean Farneth Boone
  • Walter D. Connor
  • Irwin Weil
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1987


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