The Scientific-Technological Revolution and Soviet Foreign Policy

The Scientific-Technological Revolution and Soviet Foreign Policy

Pergamon Policy Studies on International Politics

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Authors: Erik P. Hoffmann, Robbin F. Laird
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148007

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""The Scientific-Technological Revolution"" and Soviet Foreign Policy explains the effects of the worldwide scientific-technological revolution (STR) on Soviet foreign policy under ""the collective leadership"" of Leonid Brezhnev. Organized into five chapters, this book carefully examines Soviet views of the relationship of STR with political, economic, and military dimensions of ""peaceful coexistence"" and ""detente."" This text also evaluates the impact of scientific discoveries, technological innovations, foreign economic relations, strategic arms development, and instability in Third World countries. Some of the functions performed by Soviet perspectives on scientific-technical change and international politics are also reported.

Table of Contents


  • Acknowledgments

    Introduction

    Chapter 1 "The Scientific-Technological Revolution","Developed Socialism," and "Detente"

    Chapter 2 "The Scientific-Technological Revolution" and the Contemporary "General Crisis of Capitalism"

    Chapter 3 "The Scientific-Technological Revolution" Soviet Economic Development, and East-West Economic Relations

    Chapter 4 "The Scientific-Technological Revolution" Soviet Military Preparedness, and East-West Military Relations

    Chapter 5 Conclusion

    Notes

    Index

    About the Authors


Product details

  • No. of pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483148007

About the Authors

Erik P. Hoffmann

Robbin F. Laird

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