Public opinion in Soviet Russia

a study in mass persuasion by Alex Inkeles

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Public opinion in Moscow on most economic and domestic political issues differs from the rest of the country. And while most of the country relies on state-owned TV for their news, Russians who rely on other sources hold different views on a number of important issues—from economic assessments, to approval of various leaders and institutions. The Soviet leader who was responsible for the deaths of millions over his thirty-year rule still commands worryingly high levels of admiration for a host of reasons. These findings are clear in the first-ever comparative opinion polls on the dictator in the post-Soviet countries of . Public Opinion in Soviet Russia: A Study in Mass Persuasion. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. xviii 8c pp. $5. There is a growing tendency among current writers on the Soviet The bulk of the book deals with the Soviet press, domestic broad-casting in the USSR, and the film in Soviet society.   In her excellent new book on Russia’s transition from the faltering democracy of the s to the Putinist present, Masha Gessen shares the tale of the sociologist Yuri Levada, who conducted a.

  His books include Soft News Goes to War: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age (Princeton University Press: ), War Stories: The Causes and Consequences of Public Views of War (co-authored with Tim Groeling; Princeton University Press: ), and War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign. The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from to and was the largest country in the world. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, in practice its government and economy were highly was a one-party state governed by the Soviet communist party, with Moscow Capital and largest city: Moscow, 55°45′N 37°37′E / .   NYT publishes docs from s indicating USSR used Bernie Sanders to ‘sway American public opinion about the Soviet Union’ Posted at pm . Read the full-text online edition of American Policy toward Russia since A Study of Diplomatic History, International Law & Public Opinion (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, American Policy toward Russia since A Study.

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The complexity of the Soviet communication system is such that a really exhaustive study of the techniques and institutions utilized for propaganda and agitation would have to be several times the length of the present work.

At the same time, it should be recognized that this book is not an analysis of Soviet public opinion as such. : Public Opinion in Soviet Russia: A Study in Mass Persuasion (Russian Research Center Studies: No.1) (): Inkeles, Alex: BooksCited by: Alex Inkeles has 32 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Alex Inkeles’s most popular book is Public Opinion in Soviet Russia: A Study in Mass Persuasion. Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) (Russian: Всероссийский центр изучения общественного мнения – ВЦИОМ, tr.

Vsyerossiǐskiǐ tsentr izučenija obščestvennogo mnenija – VTsIOM), established inknown as the "All-Union Center for the Study of Public Opinion" untilis the oldest polling institution in post-Soviet Russia. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 22 cm. Contents: The study of mass communication --Leninist theory and public opinion --The administration of propaganda and agitation --Communist propaganda: the schooling of opinion leaders --The Bolshevik agitator --The role of the local party organization --The development of oral agitation policy --Oral agitation and the Soviet.

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Popular Opinion in Stalin's Russia: Terror, Propaganda and Dissent, – by Sarah Davies. Between and Stalin unleashed what came to be. Inkeles, Alex, Public Opinion In Soviet Russia: A Study In Mass Persuasion. Categories: History. Year: Edition: 2 You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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Public Opinion in Soviet Russia: A Study in Mass Persuasion5/5(1). Soviet Union — Politics and Government — — Public Opinion Soviet Union — Social Policy — Public Opinion Soviet Union — Economic Policy — Public Opinion. When I was a student in Moscow in I was a member of several nationalist/anticommunist groups; when the Berlin Wall fell I cheered; when Yeltsin ascended to power.

Is your overall opinion of Russia very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable. Please say whether you consider Russia an ally of the United States, friendly, but not an ally, unfriendly, or an enemy of the United States. The Russian Public Opinion Herald (Russian: Вестник общественного мнения) is a Russian sociological journal which is published by the Levada Center four times a year.

It was first published inin combination with the foundation of the Levada Center. Description. The Russian Public Opinion Herald illustrates the results of monitoring social and economic changes Editor: Lev Gudkov.

Title: Public Opinion in Soviet Russia Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Publisher: Walter de Gruyter Gmbh US SR Language: English.

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Alex Inkeles is the author of Foundations of Modern Sociology ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review, published ), Public Opinion in Soviet Russia (/5. Russia's economy surely is better than it was a year ago. But, tell that to the Russians.

Some 45% of them believe the “worst is yet to come” despite a nice % recovery in economic growth over the last 12 months ending in May, according to the Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM). THE FUTURE IS HISTORY How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia By Masha Gessen pp done a public opinion survey before, and Gudkov.

This book is a comprehensive account of trends in Russian public opinion over the period Analysing data from Russian polling organizations, it covers the development of a professional polling industry and looks at changing popular moods; the depth of democratic values; attitudes towards political institutions; the attempt to introduce a free market economy and views about the loss of Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

This first volume of the Harvard Russian Research Center studies is a scholarly and sober investigation of the media of mass communication in the Soviet Union. Not an analysis of the content of public opinion, it examines the means by which that opinion is formed and controlled.

Pollsters continue to ask questions about the Russia investigation, but little effort has been made to bring their findings together for a comprehensive look at public opinion on it. These setbacks make the battle for German public opinion even more crucial, a battle that is now being conducted on the front pages of the German press.

Russia would likely feel the same with Author: Paul Roderick Gregory. The people continued to criticise Stalin and the Soviet regime, and complain about particular policies. The book examines many themes, including attitudes towards social and economic policy, the terror, and the leader cult, shedding light on a hugely important part of Russia's social, political, and cultural by: This book is a comprehensive account of trends in Russian public opinion over the period Analysing data from Russian polling organizations, it covers the development of a professional polling industry and looks at changing popular moods; the depth of democratic values; attitudes towards political institutions; the attempt to introduce a free market economy and views about the loss of.

It is a splendidly researched study, the result of prodigious labours in various American archives with some smattering of papers from Russian archives in Moscow. The book challenges the longstanding views of George F. Kennan (Soviet-American Relations, 2 vols. [] and Russia and the West.

The people continued to criticise Stalin and the Soviet regime, and complain about particular policies. The book examines many themes, including attitudes towards social and economic policy, the terror, and the leader cult, shedding light on a hugely important part of Russia's social, political, and cultural history.5/5(1).

American Government 2e The Nature of Public Opinion. Table of contents. My highlights Print Buy book. Table of contents. Preface; such as existed in the former Soviet Russia, and a laissez-faire (“leave it alone”) economy, such as in the United States prior to the market crash, when banks and corporations were largely.

Russian Public Opinion of NATO Introduction The social, economic and political transformations taking place in Russia and in the rest of the world, triggered by mutually reinforcing global problems, are causing major changes in the systems of values and preferences of ordinary citizens.

Russia's lone land passage to its naval base in Crimea is a narrow bridge from the Kerch Peninsula. With the breakup of the USSR, Russia has been reduced to. Filed under: Soviet Union -- Foreign public opinion, British.

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