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Author Shearer, David R
Title Policing Stalin's Socialism : Repression and Social Order in the Soviet Union, 1924-1953
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Transliteration -- Abbreviations and Glossary -- Introduction: Policing, Social Order, and Repression under Stalin -- 1. A New Kind of Class War -- 2. Police and Social Disorder -- 3. A Soviet Gendarmerie -- 4. Informants, Surveillance, and Prophylactic Policing -- 5. Cataloging the Population -- 6. The Campaigns against Marginals -- 7. Policing Juveniles, Policing Debates -- 8. Passports, Identity, and Mass Policing -- 9. "Once and for All Time": Background to the Great Purges -- 10. The Mechanics of Mass Purging -- 11. Outside the Margins: The Case of Kiril Korenev -- 12. The War and Postwar Trends -- Conclusions: Repression, Citizenship, and Stalin's Socialism -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z -- Illustrations
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Link Print version: Shearer, David R. Policing Stalin's Socialism : Repression and Social Order in the Soviet Union, 1924-1953 New Haven : Yale University Press,c2009 9780300149258
Subject Stalin, Joseph, -- 1879-1953 -- Influence.;Police -- Soviet Union -- History.;Political persecution -- Soviet Union -- History.;Social control -- Soviet Union -- History.;Political purges -- Soviet Union -- History.;Socialism -- Soviet Union -- History.;Soviet Union -- Social conditions
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