Yiannis Kokosalakis

Articles by Yiannis Kokosalakis

Communist Activism in Soviet Industry and State-Society Relations in the Interwar USSR

The Primary Party Organization was neither an instrument of managerial despotism nor a dysfunctional bureaucracy that workers exploited to deflect pressures on their living standards. Instead, it was a complicated, contradictory institution that both extended the reach of state power over society, and limited the control of the state over the concrete implementation of policy.

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