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Growth, Investment, and Savings in Five Year Plans

K. L. Datta

in Growth and Development Planning in India

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190125028
eISBN:
9780190991579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125028.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter visits major macroeconomic parameters, such as gross domestic product, savings, and investment, and studies their movement, especially the peaks and troughs in the six decades of ... More


The Soviet Auto Giant

Stefan J. Link

in Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177540
eISBN:
9780691207988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177540.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how the Soviet Union strove to acquire American mass production technology in order to create their own version of Fordism in the 1930s. It traces the origin and operation of ... More


Hard-Currency Foreigners and the Campaign Mode

Michael David-Fox

in Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy and Western Visitors to the Soviet Union, 1921–1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794577
eISBN:
9780199932245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794577.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how the intense pressures of the First Five-Year Plan (also known as the Great Break or Stalin's revolution from above) profoundly affected the agendas and approaches of Soviet ... More


The ‘second socialist offensive’

Lynne Attwood

in Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia: Private Life in a Public Space

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081453
eISBN:
9781781701768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081453.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the early Stalin era and the launching of the first Five Year Plan. It also describes the renewed enthusiasm for communal living which accompanied the Plan. The first Five ... More


Connecting

Emma Widdis

in Visions of a New Land: Soviet Film from the Revolution to the Second World War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092912
eISBN:
9780300127584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092912.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores developments that occurred across the Soviet territories from 1917 to 1930. It also discusses Lenin's efforts in connecting all Soviet villages in all of Russia. It also details ... More


The Vanishing Peasant Mother: Reimagining Mother India for the 1950s

Asha Nadkarni

in Eugenic Feminism: Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689903
eISBN:
9781452949284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689903.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses Women’s Role in Planned Economy (1938) in contrast with First Five-Year Plan (1951) and Second Five-Year Plan (1930). Women’s Role in Planned Economy reveals the contours of a ... More


Is India a Sustainable Dream?

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter evaluates India's chances of achieving an economic growth rate of more than nine percent under its Eleventh Five-Year Plan. While the Indian economy is going through its most remarkable ... More


Civilianizing Industrialization

Vladimir Kontorovich

in Reluctant Cold Warriors: Economists and National Security

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190868123
eISBN:
9780190868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868123.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Forced industrialization, which was launched under the First Five-Year Plan, was a formative event that set the course of the Soviet economy. Stalin and other Soviet rulers have repeatedly stated, ... More


Formulating a Development Strategy in Pakistan

Khadija Haq (ed.)

in Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199474684
eISBN:
9780199089833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474684.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, Haq writes as an insider to the economic planning process in Pakistan while the country’s Third Five Year Plan (1965-70) was being formulated. Since this piece was written before the ... More


Socialism in One Factory: Production Communes

Andy Willimott

in Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725824
eISBN:
9780191792793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725824.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 focuses on the end of the 1920s, as the urban communes and communards became increasingly concerned with the development of new working practices and the First Five-Year Plan. This was the ... More


Reform Impulses in a Bipolar Government

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the far reaching changes as a result of which the Indian education system ceased to be almost exclusively public funded and closed system, how these far reaching changes were ... More


Stalin’s Empire: The Gulag and Police Colonization in the Soviet Union in the 1930s

Lynne Viola

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Geography, resource extraction, and a colonization drive led primarily by the Soviet secret police were among the factors behind the Stalinist terror of the 1930s. Unlike most European powers, ... More


Violence, Flight, and Hunger: The Sino-Kazakh Border and the Kazakh Famine

Sarah Cameron

in Stalin and Europe: Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199945566
eISBN:
9780199392605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945566.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

In 1928, Stalin launched a series of brutal modernization programs in Kazakhstan. During this upheaval, more than 200,000 people fled Kazakhstan to Xinjiang, a strategic, Muslim-majority province in ... More


The Tower of Babel

Konstantin Akinsha, Grigorij Kozlov, and Sylvia Hochfield

in The Holy Place: Architecture, Ideology, and History in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110272
eISBN:
9780300144970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110272.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter first narrates the period that include the commission of a design of a monument to the Third International to Vladimir Tatlin. The chapter also notes the commemoration of the death of ... More


Private Industry and the Second Five-Year Plan: The Dalmia-Jain and Mundhra Episodes

Nasir Tyabji

in Forging Capitalism in Nehru’s India: Neocolonialism and the State, c. 1940-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457595
eISBN:
9780199085439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457595.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Dalmia-Jain Group had honed processes of inter-firm and intra-firm financial transactions into a legally unchallengeable system. Their procedures were so convoluted that the government ... More


Early Stalinism and the Urban Communes

Andy Willimott

in Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725824
eISBN:
9780191792793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725824.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 explores the consequences of the urban communes’ increasing popularity during the First Five-Year Plan and early Stalinism. Despite a growth in numbers and a favourable outlook from some ... More


Relaxation?

James Harris

in The Great Fear: Stalin's Terror of the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199695768
eISBN:
9780191778971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695768.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

It is often argued that the period after the first Five-Year Plan marked a relaxation of political and social tensions. The targets of the second plan were reduced. The famine was brought to a close ... More


Senator Barkley from Depression to the Announcement of a New Deal

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1930 Barkley attended the Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in London and then joined colleagues in visiting the Soviet Union. They were intrigued by the Soviet Five-Year Plan of industrialization ... More


A World without Piracy?

Fei-Hsien Wang

in Pirates and Publishers: A Social History of Copyright in Modern China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691171821
eISBN:
9780691195414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171821.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Chinese communists dealt with the booksellers' old problem—piracy—from a socialist perspective as a revolutionary party-state. It explores how Chinese publishers and ... More


The great break

James Harris

in The Great Fear: Stalin's Terror of the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199695768
eISBN:
9780191778971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695768.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The revolutionary changes of the first Five-Year-Plan period brought colossal rates of economic growth, but not without the exertion of brutal force. The crises of growth shook faith in Stalin’s ... More


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