2 edition of Workers" control and centralization in the Russian Revolution found in the catalog.
Workers" control and centralization in the Russian Revolution
by Russian and East European Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa
Written in English
|Statement||by William Husband.|
|Series||Carl Beck papers in Russian and East European studies -- 403|
|Contributions||University of Pittsburgh. Russianand East European Studies Program.|
Russian privatization of industry has resulted in a struggle for survival between the new "entrepreneurs" and emergence of the oligarchs, a few individuals who control vast economic empires Orange Revolution. For example, Russian imperialist actions influence the conflicts with Chechnya and the Ukraine in contemporary society. Treatment of Native Culture The treatment of the native culture varies depending on the imperial power, the time period (which would have been influenced by the dominant discourse and ideas in society) and must be analysed on.
And in the history of the Russian Revolution - particularly between and - the issue of 'workers' control' versus 'workers' management' loomed large. 'From to the issue of industrial administration was the most sensitive indicator of the clash of principles about the shaping of the new social order. The All-Russian Soviet of Workers' Control co-ordinates the activities of the organs of Workers' Control in their dealings with other institutions of national economy. Special instructions will be issued later defining the relations between the All-Russian Soviet of Workers' Control and other institutions of national economy.
In my previous post, I listed the first five of my twenty-five recommended books on the Soviet list focused specifically on the Russian Revolution. Today, my selections explore the Soviet economy. The Soviet Economy. The classic account of Soviet economic history is found in Alec Nove’s An Economic History of the USSR (originally published in ). Book review of "Working-Class Politics in the German Revolution: Richard Müller, the Revolutionary Shop Stewards and the Origins of the Council Movement". If Ralf Hoffrogge were writing within an American context rather than a German one, he would be situated between two important developments in the United States.
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A socialist revolution is an uprising of the proletariat — the working class, those who do not own the property necessary to run a business but must instead work for someone else. A socialist revolution is an awakening that causes the mass of workers to resist their oppression.
In order. Workers' control and centralization in the Russian Revolution. Pittsburgh, PA (4E23 Forbes Quadrangle, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh ): Russian and East European Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Husband.
A work I found particularly helpful in the ‘70s was Maurice Brinton’s The Bolsheviks and Workers Control. This clear-headed and well-researched little book was an indispensable source of arguments to explode the myth of the Bolshevik party building “proletarian power” in Russia.
The Russian factory committees’ breadth and ingenuity, their ability to draw wide numbers of unaffiliated workers into the practical work of maintaining production, and their flexibility in growing with the revolution into organs of self-management are a high standard for struggling workers.
Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.
Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations. The Russian Revolution of was a major factor contributing to the cause of the Revolutions of The events of Bloody Sunday triggered nationwide protests and soldier mutinies.
A council of workers called the St. Petersburg Soviet was created in this chaos. While the Revolution was ultimately crushed, and the leaders of the St. Petersburg Soviet were arrested, this laid the. Democratic centralism is a practice in which political decisions reached by voting processes are binding upon all members of the political gh mainly associated with Leninism, wherein the party's political vanguard composed of professional revolutionaries practised democratic centralism to elect leaders and officers as well as to determine policy through free discussion, then.
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION of February and October opened up a new historical epoch, and was greeted with enthusiasm by workers around the world. Never before had workers come close to winning power, though many participated in political life in the Social Democratic parties of Western Europe.
WORKERS’ CONTROL IN THE REVOLUTION. The October Revolution triumphed by inscribing on its banner this watchword: “Peace, land and workers’ control!” But we must always bear in mind that during the first day that followed the October Revolution.
workers’ control implied only a LIMITATION of the private property and not its ABOLITION. Overall, this book is a detailed and compelling telling of the Russian Revolution. Although, its length will give some readers pause (rightly so), taking the plunge with this book will reward the reader interested in the Russian s: THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION A New History By Sean McMeekin Basic Books.
$ Illustrated. On the afternoon of July 4,thousands of soldiers, sailors and workers converged on a former. In doing so not only does it demolish the romantic Leninist 'history' of the relationship between the working class and their party during these years ( - 21) but it also provides a backbone to understanding why the Russian revolution failed in the way it did.
Buy The Bolsheviks and Workers' Control. In the turmoil of the Russian insurrection of and civil war ofthe anarchists attempted to carry out their program of “direct action”—workers’ control of production, the creation of free rural and urban communes, and partisan warfare against the enemies of a free s: 5.
Workers' Control and Centralization in the Russian Revolution: The Textile Industry of the Central Industrial Region,In this schema, the politicization of workers' control in the second half of resulted not from elemental radicalism but from the workers' experience both in.
The Russian Revolution was a series of revolutions in the Russian Empire during The events destroyed the Tsarist autocracy, and helped create the Soviet Union. The first revolution was on 8 Marchbut in Russia it was recorded as 28 February This happened because Russia still used the Julian calendar instead of the Gregorian calendar, which is the standard for measuring dates.
Abstract. The capitalist press has diligently spread abroad all sorts of stories about the foolish conduct of the Russian industrial workers during the Revolution; of their extravagant demands, their ignorance, and the brutality with which they have treated manufacturers and technical experts.
Stephen Cohen’s wonderful book Bukharin and the Bolshevik Revolution (originally published in ) tells the story of the Russian Revolution and the Soviet experience through the eyes of one of its main architects, who was later a tragic casualty of the betrayal of the revolutionary ideas.
I am extremely partial to this because Bukharin wrote seriously about the economics of communism. The Russian revolution of was a defining event of the twentieth century, and its achievements and failures remain controversial in the twenty-first.
This book focuses on the retreat from the revolution’s aims in –24, after the civil war and at the start of the New Economic Policy – and specifically, on the turbulent relationship.
A workers' council is a deliberative assembly, composed of working class members, intended to institute workers' self-management or workers' control. Unlike a trade union, in a workers' council the workers are assumed to be in actual control of the workplace, rather than merely negotiating with employers through collective bargaining.
Bolshevik, (Russian: “One of the Majority”), plural Bolsheviks, or Bolsheviki, member of a wing of the Russian Social-Democratic Workers’ Party, which, led by Vladimir Lenin, seized control of the government in Russia (October ) and became the dominant political power.
The group originated at the party’s second congress () when Lenin’s followers, insisting that party. In The Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Sean McMeekin traces the events which ended Romanov rule, ushered the Bolsheviks into power, and introduced Communism to the n andRussia underwent a complete and irreversible transformation.
Taking advantage of the collapse of the Tsarist regime in the middle of World War I, the Bolsheviks staged a .Start studying Chapter 8 War and Revolution, Section 3, The Russian Revolution.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. government control of banks and most industries, the seizing of grain from peasants, and the centralization of state administration under communist control; war communism was used.
What begins with centralized planning ends with centralized killing”. Just so; there has yet to be a counter example.
Pipes – “The Russian Revolution”, and “Russia Under the Bolshevik Regime”, Applebaum – “Gulag: A History”. The work involved in putting this book together must have been enormous.
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