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  • Paperback: 214 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (15 Feb. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1412842751
  • ISBN-13: 978-1412842754
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
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Review

"Fischer deserves praise for tackling enormously difficult problems in a highly stimulating fashion."

--Frederick C. Barghoorn, Slavic Review

"The study introduced innovative quantitative techniques utilizing biographical data on the elites."

--Alex Simirenko, American Sociological Review

"[H]ighly recommended . . . a very careful, imaginative, and informative treatment of his narrow subject."

--David Granick, Political Science Quarterly

"[H]ighly recommended . . . a very careful, imaginative, and informative treatment of his narrow subject."

--David Granick, Political Science Quarterly

"The study introduced innovative quantitative techniques utilizing biographical data on the elites."

--Alex Simirenko, American Sociological Review

"Fischer deserves praise for tackling enormously difficult problems in a highly stimulating fashion."

--Frederick C. Barghoorn, Slavic Review

"Professor Fischer's monograph, published under the auspices of the Bureau of Applied Social Research and the Russian Institute of Columbia University, constitutes a detailed analysis of biographical data concerning higher full-time officials of the Communist party of the Soviet Union.... Fischer's work can be highly recommended as constituting a very careful, imaginative, and informative treatment of his narrow subject."

--David Granick, Political Science Quarterly

"This is a carefully documented sociological study of 306 top Soviet executives. It provides a framework for George Fischer to outline the structure--and prognosticate the future--of Soviet society."

--Alex Simirenko, American Sociological Review

"Professor Fischer's monograph, published under the auspices of the Bureau of Applied Social Research and the Russian Institute of Columbia University, constitutes a detailed analysis of biographical data concerning higher full-time officials of the Communist party of the Soviet Union.... Fischer's work can be highly recommended as constituting a very careful, imaginative, and informative treatment of his narrow subject."

--David Granick, Political Science Quarterly

"This is a carefully documented sociological study of 306 top Soviet executives. It provides a framework for George Fischer to outline the structure--and prognosticate the future--of Soviet society."

--Alex Simirenko, American Sociological Review



"Fischer deserves praise for tackling enormously difficult problems in a highly stimulating fashion."

--Frederick C. Barghoorn, Slavic Review



-Professor Fischer's monograph, published under the auspices of the Bureau of Applied Social Research and the Russian Institute of Columbia University, constitutes a detailed analysis of biographical data concerning higher full-time officials of the Communist party of the Soviet Union.... Fischer's work can be highly recommended as constituting a very careful, imaginative, and informative treatment of his narrow subject.-

--David Granick, Political Science Quarterly

-This is a carefully documented sociological study of 306 top Soviet executives. It provides a framework for George Fischer to outline the structure--and prognosticate the future--of Soviet society.-

--Alex Simirenko, American Sociological Review

About the Author

<p> <em>George Fischer</em>, author and editor of this volume, taught sociology at Columbia University. His books include <em>Soviet Opposition to Stalin, Science and Politics, </em>and<em>American Research on Soviet Society</em>.</p>


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