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reconstruction, using anthropological methods, of the second economy of Soviet Georgia.

Yochanan Altman

reconstruction, using anthropological methods, of the second economy of Soviet Georgia.

by Yochanan Altman

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Published by Middlesex Polytechnic, Centre of [i.e. for] Occupational and Community Research in [Enfield] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis submitted to the Council for National Academic Awards in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree ofDoctor of Philosophy.

ContributionsMiddlesex Polytechnic. Centre for Occupational and Community Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination1v, various pagings ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13715948M

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Abstract. It has become conventional wisdom that Soviet-type economies (i.e. socialist economies prior to decentralizing reforms), inevitably create shortages. 1 It has also been recognized that in socialist systems there is an autonomous sector that grows in the shadow of the centrally planned system.

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