Reassessing the Soviet Crisis: Big Problems, Muddling Through, Business as Usual
Alexander J. Motyl argues that the view of the Soviet Union as being in an insuperable crisis suffers from the conceptual confusion surrounding the word "crisis." By distorting concepts, by projecting current trends into the future, and by overlooking the international context, many scholars and other commentators skew their understanding of Gorbachev's Soviet Union.
The Last Empire: Nationality and the Soviet Future, Robert Conquest
Reviewed by Alexander J. Motyl
Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.
Developments in Beijing
Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilsonview additional issues
CONTINUING ISSUES IN U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY
Articles | Book reviews
The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.
With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.