Education in the Soviet Union
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Education in the Soviet Union policies and institutions since Stalin by Mervyn Matthews

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Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education,
  • Communism and education,
  • History

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Edition Notes

StatementMervyn Matthews
SeriesRoutledge library editions. Education, Routledge library editions. Education
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA831.82
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 225 pages
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27198530M
ISBN 101138008400
ISBN 109781138008403
OCLC/WorldCa885008351

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  Sheila Fitzpatricks Education and Social Mobility in the Soviet Union covers the history of educational policy in the Soviet Union from the beginning of the New Economic Program (NEP) era through the mids. Acknowledging that a prime concern for the Soviets was to take education from the hands of the elites and make it available to everyone, the author highlights the 4/5. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the successes and failures of education and training in the Khrushchev and Breshnev years. The author gives an objective assessment of the accessibility of the main types of institution, of the contents of courses and of Soviet attempts to marry the functioning of their education system to their perceived economic and social needs.   This book provides a comprehensive survey of the successes and failures of education and training in the Khrushchev and Breshnev years. The author gives an objective assessment of the accessibility of the main types of institution, of the contents of courses and of Soviet attempts to marry the functioning of their education system to their perceived economic and social : Mervyn Matthews. Education in the USSR examines the current and official Soviet educational philosophy, with emphasis on social, moral, and political aspects of Soviet education. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the origins of Soviet educational philosophy. Then, the Soviet school as an organization is explained.

The book is the first comprehensive history of Soviet education in the s and early s, and provides a sequel to the author's highly praised Commissariat of Enlightenment. In this, as in the earlier study, the author has used Soviet archival sources not previously available to Western by: Education in the Soviet Union (New York: National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, ), by Elizabeth Moos (page images at HathiTrust) Soviet Schools Revisited, (New York: National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, ), by Elizabeth Moos (page images at HathiTrust). Education in the Soviet Union By VICTOR PETERS On the surface, Soviet internal and exter nal policies have appeared anything but consistent. Thus at the moment the prin ciple of collective leadership has replaced the former idol cult. On the international level, the emphasis has shifted from "all power to the pro letariat" to peaceful co-existence. Read the full-text online edition of Character Education in Soviet Russia (). then the very character of the people inhabiting the Soviet Union would have to be profoundly changed. Consequently, as soon as they had made the conquest of political power, they turned their attention to the stupendous task of educating the coming generation.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moos, Elizabeth. Education in the Soviet Union. [New York, National Council of American-Soviet Friendship] Alexandre Sumpf defends his view of political education in the Soviet Union. Anything but another study on the Bolshevik agenda in the countryside, his book investigates the process of professionalization of Soviet agents, and emphasizes the fluidity of individuals’ approach to politics in the early stages of the Soviet regime’s attempt to shape a New : Alexandre Sumpf.   11 Insightful Books about the Soviet Union Worth Reading. The history of the Soviet Union has long fascinated me- from the start of the empire when the peasants rose up against the establishment and Lenin’s Bolshevik Red Army stormed the winter gardens to the fall of the empire and the events that led up to its collapse. Explore our list of Education - Russia and Former Soviet Union - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. .