Browse by Subject "Soviet Union"
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(2014-01-16)This dissertation examines the different but interconnected ways Soviet leaders and citizen-soldiers interpreted the Soviet war effort as a masculine endeavor. At the front, the entry of women into the ranks of combatants ...
Alliances as means for stability within the international system; a comparative analysis of Czech and Russian diplomatic efforts from the end of the first World War (2011-08-26)With the emergence of the nation-state as the paramount political unit within the international system, alliances have become a key mechanism for the preservation of peace and stability. International relations theorists, ...
Eastern European unity under Russian communism and the Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations: Conception, ideology, and conferences (2011-01-14)This work studies the close working relationship of Eastern European and Eurasians in the Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations (1943-1996) and how subjugation under Russian communism strengthened the ties among various ethnic ...
Four Decades of Soviet Economic Assistance: Superpower Economic Competition in the Developing World (Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS) : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010-07)For more than four decades the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a global competition for influence and power. Military alliances, arms races, espionage, propaganda campaigns, arms transfers to allies and to ...
(2010-05-19)The effects of higher education corruption on the production of human capital in Russia are examined. Other implications such as the spread of corruption to new generations are also included. This is done by means of an ...
(2011-08-25)How should we understand the economic relationship of the Soviet Union to the natural environment? This dissertation explores this broad question through a fine-grained study of the environmental history of one particular ...
Parallel ruptures: Jews of Bessarabia and Transnistria between Romanian nationalism and Soviet communism, 1918-1940 (2010-01-06)“Parallel Ruptures: Jews of Bessarabia and Transnistria between Romanian Nationalism and Soviet Communism, 1918-1940,” explores the political and social debates that took place in Jewish communities in Romanian-held ...
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The "right to be helped": welfare policies and notions of rights at the margins of Soviet society, 1917-1950 (2012-09-18)In this dissertation, I trace the course of ethically founded notions of rights in the Soviet experience from 1917 to 1950, focusing on the “right to be helped” as the entitlement to state assistance felt by four marginalized ...