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Soviet Foreign Policy Towards East Germany.

By: Megas, Achilleas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Contributions to Political Science: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (223 p.).ISBN: 9783319200019.Subject(s): Germany (East) -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- History | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Germany (East) -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Soviet Foreign Policy Towards East GermanyDDC classification: 327.47 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preface; List of Abbreviations; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Note on Method; References; Chapter 2: The Politics of Economy; 2.1 Politics; 2.2 Economics; 2.3 Interpreting Soviet Policy in the Context of the German Question; 2.4 The International System and the Paradoxical GDR Dependency on Soviet Policy; References; Chapter 3: Standing Policy Towards the GDR; 3.1 Soviet Leadership in Disarray; 3.2 The German Question in 1953; 3.3 The Weakening of the GDR Economy and the Uprising; 3.4 The Victory of the Hardliners and Ultimately Khrushchev; 3.5 The Legacy of Intervention; References
Chapter 4: The Interplay of Interactive Structures4.1 The GDR´s Military Security; 4.2 Beginning of the GDR´s Paradox; 4.2.1 Military Intervention; 4.2.2 Inter-German Détente; 4.2.3 Limiting the Damage; 4.3 The GDR´s Military Security Reaction; References; Chapter 5: Who Generates Policy?; 5.1 The Soviet-German Security Policy; 5.1.1 The Soviet Leadership and the German Question; 5.2 GDR Policy on the German Question; 5.3 The Changing Leadership Perceptions: New Political Identities; 5.3.1 Generation Structure; 5.3.2 Gorbachev Structure; 5.4 New Thinking in Soviet-German Policy
5.5 New Thinkers: A Different InterpretationReferences; Chapter 6: Structures of Differentiation: The Split; 6.1 Roads of Differentiation; 6.1.1 China; 6.1.2 Afghanistan; 6.2 The Epoch of the `NPT´; 6.2.1 The Inter-German Contacts; 6.2.2 The Reforms; 6.3 Controversy of Using Military Force; References; Chapter 7: Multiple Political Rivalry: Meaning and Significance; 7.1 The Domestic Policy; 7.2 The Diplomacy of the INF: Achieving International Stability; 7.3 The Inter-making of Policy; References; Chapter 8: The Paradox of Policy Restructuring; 8.1 The First Transitional Phase
8.1.1 The Continuity8.1.2 The Challenge; 8.2 The Second Transitional Phase; 8.2.1 The First Decision on German Question; 8.3 The Third Transitional Phase: Policy Restructuring; 8.3.1 Gorbachev´s Illusion; 8.3.2 Radicals Took the Initiative; 8.3.3 A Tragic End; References; Chapter 9: Conclusion; 9.1 How the Shifting Soviet Political Perceptions Should Be Considered: Discussion; 9.2 Adaptive and Confused Understanding?; 9.3 An Alternative Strategy; References; Index
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Preface; List of Abbreviations; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Note on Method; References; Chapter 2: The Politics of Economy; 2.1 Politics; 2.2 Economics; 2.3 Interpreting Soviet Policy in the Context of the German Question; 2.4 The International System and the Paradoxical GDR Dependency on Soviet Policy; References; Chapter 3: Standing Policy Towards the GDR; 3.1 Soviet Leadership in Disarray; 3.2 The German Question in 1953; 3.3 The Weakening of the GDR Economy and the Uprising; 3.4 The Victory of the Hardliners and Ultimately Khrushchev; 3.5 The Legacy of Intervention; References

Chapter 4: The Interplay of Interactive Structures4.1 The GDR´s Military Security; 4.2 Beginning of the GDR´s Paradox; 4.2.1 Military Intervention; 4.2.2 Inter-German Détente; 4.2.3 Limiting the Damage; 4.3 The GDR´s Military Security Reaction; References; Chapter 5: Who Generates Policy?; 5.1 The Soviet-German Security Policy; 5.1.1 The Soviet Leadership and the German Question; 5.2 GDR Policy on the German Question; 5.3 The Changing Leadership Perceptions: New Political Identities; 5.3.1 Generation Structure; 5.3.2 Gorbachev Structure; 5.4 New Thinking in Soviet-German Policy

5.5 New Thinkers: A Different InterpretationReferences; Chapter 6: Structures of Differentiation: The Split; 6.1 Roads of Differentiation; 6.1.1 China; 6.1.2 Afghanistan; 6.2 The Epoch of the `NPT´; 6.2.1 The Inter-German Contacts; 6.2.2 The Reforms; 6.3 Controversy of Using Military Force; References; Chapter 7: Multiple Political Rivalry: Meaning and Significance; 7.1 The Domestic Policy; 7.2 The Diplomacy of the INF: Achieving International Stability; 7.3 The Inter-making of Policy; References; Chapter 8: The Paradox of Policy Restructuring; 8.1 The First Transitional Phase

8.1.1 The Continuity8.1.2 The Challenge; 8.2 The Second Transitional Phase; 8.2.1 The First Decision on German Question; 8.3 The Third Transitional Phase: Policy Restructuring; 8.3.1 Gorbachev´s Illusion; 8.3.2 Radicals Took the Initiative; 8.3.3 A Tragic End; References; Chapter 9: Conclusion; 9.1 How the Shifting Soviet Political Perceptions Should Be Considered: Discussion; 9.2 Adaptive and Confused Understanding?; 9.3 An Alternative Strategy; References; Index

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Achilleas Megas holds a PhD degree from University of Leeds School of Politics and International Studies (2006) and a Masters degree in International Studies European Organisation, Diplomacy and Economics. He has participated in numerous international conferences with papers and he has published for ECPR workshops on international studies and politics.

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