Cold War Publications

The Industrial Workers in the Soviet Union: Some of Their Social Problems (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #10, 1977. PDF 18 pages. more

The Soviet Worker: Social Stratification and Political Perceptions (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #9, 1977. PDF 36 pages. more

The Soviet Worker at Home: A Sociological Perspective (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #8, 1977. PDF 46 pages. more

Income of Families of Soviet Workers: Economic Normative and Sociological Aspects (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #7, 1977. PDF 64 pages. more

Workers and Technical Management in the USSR (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #5, 1977. PDF 54 pages. more

The Role of the Factory Trade Union Committee in Administration of Welfare Benefits (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #4, 1977. PDF 58 pages. more

The Role of the Factory Trade Union Committee in Defense of Workers' Legal Rights (1977)

Apr 05, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #3, 1977. PDF 48 pages. more

The ‘Club of Politically Engaged Conformists’?

Mar 22, 2013
In CWIHP Working Paper No. 66, “The ‘Club of Politically Engaged Conformists’? The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Popular Opinion and the Crisis of Communism, 1956,” Kevin McDermott and Vítězslav Sommer argue that 1956 represented a ‘crisis of communism’ of monumental proportions in Eastern Europe, but that Czechoslovakia remained a haven of political stability, ideological orthodoxy and social cohesion despite the upheavals occurring in neighboring Poland and Hungary. more

Issue Brief #2 - How to Become a Customer: Lessons from the Nuclear Negotiations between the U.S., Canada and Romania in the 1960s

Mar 15, 2013
Despite their recent popularity and apparent utility, civil nuclear cooperation agreement negotiations are fraught with the possibility of deception as evidence from Romania in the 1960s and 1970s suggests. more

Divided Together: The United States and the Soviet Union in the United Nations, 1945-1965, by Ilya V. Gaiduk

Divided Together: The United States and the Soviet Union in the United Nations, 1945-1965

Feb 06, 2013
Divided Together studies US and Soviet policy toward the United Nations during the first two decades of the Cold War. It sheds new light on a series of key episodes, beginning with the prehistory of the UN, an institution that aimed to keep the Cold War cold.  more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.