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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is socialism.


Six Superlative Sources

· Bahro, Rudolf. 1978. The Alternative in Eastern Europe. Verso.

· Fainsod, Merle. 1963. How Russia is Ruled (rev. ed.). Harvard University Press.

· Humphrey, Caroline. 1998. Marx Went Away but Karl Stayed Behind. University of Michigan Press.

· Kornai, János. 1992. The Socialist System. Princeton University Press.

· Szelenyi, Ivan. 1983. Urban Inequalities under State Socialism. Oxford University Press.

· Verdery, Katherine. 1991. National Ideology under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania. University of California Press.

Other Excellent Sources

· Beissinger, Mark. 1988. Scientific Management, Socialist Discipline, and Soviet Power. Harvard University Press.

· Berliner, Joseph. 1957. Factory and Manager in the USSR. Harvard University Press.

· Borneman, John. 1992. Belonging in the two Berlins: Kin, State, Nation. Cambridge University Press.

· Breslauer, George W. 1982. Khrushchev and Brezhnev as Leaders: Building Authority in Soviet Politics. Allen and Unwin.

· Burawoy, Michael. 1985. The Politics of Production: Factory Regimes under Capitalism and Socialism. Verso.

· Burawoy, Michael, and János Lukács. 1992. The Radiant Past: Ideology and Reality in Hungary's Road to Capitalism. University of Chicago Press.

· Campeanu, Pavel. 1986. The Origins of Stalinism: From Leninist Revolution to Stalinist Society. M.E. Sharpe.

· Campeanu, Pavel. 1988. Genesis of the Stalinist Social Order. M.E. Sharpe.

· Casals, Felipe Garcia (Pavel Campeanu). 1980. The Syncretic Society. M.E. Sharpe.

· Comisso, Ellen. 1979. Workers' Control under Plan and Market: Implications of Yugoslav Self-Management. Yale University Press.

· Comisso, Ellen, and Laura D'Andrea Tyson. 1986. Power, Purpose, and Collective Choice: Economic Strategy in Socialist States. Cornell University Press.

· Creed, Gerald. 1998. Domesticating Revolution: From Socialist Reform to Ambivalent Transition in a Bulgarian Village. Pennsylvania State University Press.

· Djilas, Milovan. 1983. The New Class: An Analysis of the Communist System. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

· Drakulic, Slavenka. 1991. How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed. Harper.

· Ellman, Michael, Phyllis Deane, Geoffrey Harcourt, et al. 1989. Socialist Planning. Cambridge University Press.

· Fainsod, Merle. 1958. Smolensk under Soviet Rule. Harvard University Press.

· Fehér, Ferenc, Agnes Heller, and György Márkus. 1983. Dictatorship over Needs: An Analysis of Soviet Societies. Blackwell.

· Fitzpatrick, Sheila, and Yuri Slezkine. 2000. In the Shadow of Revolution: Life Stories of Russian Women from 1917 to the Second World War. Princeton University Press.

· Fitzpatrick, Sheila. 1992. The Cultural Front: Power and Culture in Revolutionary Russia. Cornell University Press.

· Fitzpatrick, Sheila. 1994. Stalin's Peasants: Resistance and Survival in the Russian Village after Collectivization. Oxford University Press.

· Fitzpatrick, Sheila. 1999. Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s. Oxford University Press.

· Fitzpatrick, Sheila. 2000. Stalinism: New Directions. Routledge.

· Gorbachev, Mikhail. 1987. Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World. Harper and Row.

· Gross, Jan T. 1988. Revolution from Abroad: The Soviet Conquest of Poland's Western Ukraine and Western Byelorussia. Princeton University Press.

· Hann, C.M. 1980. Tázlár, a Village in Hungary. Cambridge University Press.

· Hann, C.M. 1985. A Village without Solidarity: Polish Peasants in Years of Crisis. Yale University Press.

· Haraszti, Miklos. 1977. A Worker in a Worker's State: Piece-Rates in Hungary. Penguin Books.

· Havel, Vaclav. 1985. The Power of the Powerless: Citizens against the State in Central-Eastern Europe. M.E. Sharpe.

· Horváth, Ágnes, and Árpád Szakolczai. 1992. The Dissolution of Communist Power: The Case of Hungary. Routledge.

· Hough, Jerry F. 1969. The Soviet Prefects: Local Party Organs in Industrial Decision-Making. Harvard University Press.

· Hough, Jerry F. 1977. The Soviet Union and Social Science Theory. Harvard University Press.

· Hough, Jerry F., and Merle Fainsod. 1979. How the Soviet Union Is Governed. Harvard University Press.

· Jowitt, Ken. 1978. The Leninist Response to National Dependency. Institute of International Studies, University of California.

· Kenedi, János. 1981. Do It Yourself: Hungary's Hidden Economy. Pluto.

· Kennedy, Michael D. 1991. Professionals, Power, and Solidarity in Poland: A Critical Sociology of Soviet Type Society. Cambridge University Press.

· Khakhordin, Oleg. 1999. The Collective and the Individual in Russia: A Study of Practices. University of California Press.

· Kideckel, David. 1993. The Solitude of Collectivism: Romanian Villagers to the Revolution and Beyond. Cornell University Press.

· Kligman, Gail. 1998. The Politics of Duplicity: Controlling Reproduction in Ceausescu's Romania. University of California Press.

· Konrád, Gyorgy. 1969. The Case Worker. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

· Konrád, Gyorgy. 1984. Antipolitics: An Essay. H. Holt.

· Konrád, Gyorgy, and Ivan Szelenyi. 1979. Intellectuals on the Road to Class Power: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

· Kornai, János. 1980. Economics of Shortage. North-Holland Publishers.

· Lampland, Martha. 1995. The Object of Labor: Commodification of Agrarian Life in Socialist Hungary. University of Chicago Press.

· Lane, Christel. 1981. The Rites of Rulers: Ritual in Industrial Society, the Soviet Case. Cambridge University Press.

· Ledeneva, Alena. 1988. Russia's Economy of Favours: Blat, Networking, and Informal Exchange. Cambridge University Press.

· Nagengast, Carole. 1991. Reluctant Socialists, Rural Entrepreneurs: Class, Culture, and the Polish State. Westview.

· Nee, Victor, and David Stark. 1989. Remaking the Economic Institutions of Socialism: China and Eastern Europe. Stanford University Press.

· Nove, Alec. 1992. An Economic History of the USSR, 1917-1991. Penguin Books.

· Nove, Alec. 1986. Marxism and "Really Existing Socialism." Harwood Academic Publishers.

· Nove, Alec. 1986. The Soviet Economic System (third edition). Boston: Allen and Unwin.

· Ost, David. 1990. Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics: Opposition and Reform in Poland since 1968. Temple University Press.

· Rév, István. 1987. The Advantages of Being Atomized. Dissent 34: 335-350.

· Ruble, Blair. 1983. The Applicability of Corporatist Models to the Study of Soviet Politics: The Case of Trade Unions. Russian and East European Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh.

· Sampson, Steven. 1984. National Integration through Socialist Planning: An Anthropological Study of a Romanian New Town. Columbia University Press.

· Sampson, Steven. 1986. The Informal Sector in Eastern Europe. Telos.

· Shlapentokh, Vladimir. 1984. Love, Marriage, and Friendship in the Soviet Union: Ideals and Practices. Praeger.

· Slezkine, Yuri. 1994. The USSR as a Communal Apartment, or How a Socialist State Promoted Ethnic Particularism. Slavic Review 53 (2): 414-452.

· Slezkine, Yuri. 1994. Arctic Mirrors: Russia and the Small Peoples of the North. Cornell University Press.

· Staniszkis, Jadwiga. 1991. "Political Capitalism" in Poland. Eastern European Politics and Societies 5: 127-141.

· Staniszkis, Jadwiga. 1991. The Dynamics of the Breakthrough in Eastern Europe. University of California Press.

· Staniszkis, Jadwiga. 1992. The Ontology of Socialism. Oxford University Press.

· Stewart, Michael. 1997. The Time of the Gypsies. Westview Press.

· Swain, Nigel. 1985. Collective Farms Which Work? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

· Verdery, Katherine. 1983. Transylvanian Villagers: Three Centuries of Political, Economic, and Ethnic Change. University of California Press.

· Verdery, Katherine. 1987. Was the Peasant Uprising a Revolution? The Meanings of a Struggle over the Past. Eastern European Politics and Societies 1: 187-224. (Published under the name E.M. Simmonds-Duke)

· Verdery, Katherine. 1991. Theorizing Socialism: A Prologue to the 'Transition.' American Ethnologist 18: 419-439.

· Verdery, Katherine. 1996. What Was Socialism, and What Comes Next? Princeton University Press.

· Viola, Lynne. 1987. The Best Sons of the Fatherland: Workers in the Vanguard of Soviet Collectivization. Oxford University Press.

· Wesolowski, Wlodzimierz. 1970. Classes, Strata, and Power. Routledge and Kegan Paul.

· Woodward, Susan. 1995. Socialist Unemployment: The Political Economy of Yugoslavia, 1945-1990. Princeton University Press.

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