Wilson Center Experts

Lena Jonson

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Lecturer in Comparative Governments and International Politics, Dept. of Political Science, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Dilemma of Rationalist and Interia in the Soviet System: the Formation of the Oviet Political System, 1929-1939
Oct 01, 1986
Oct 01, 1986

Project Summary

interdisciplinary study on the rationality and the dilemma of intertia in the post-Stalin economic and political system Party leadership’s failure to come to grips with the stagnating economy and the reasons for avoiding such intiatives formation of the political system, discussing how Stalin was able to defeat his political adversaries in 1929, to eliminate real and potential opposition in the 1930s and to implement his policies