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Definition of the noun glasnost

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noun - plural: glasnosts

  1. a policy of the Soviet government allowing freer discussion of social problems


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Google previewSocietal Culture and Management (1993)

by Theodore D. Weinshall

Glasnost is a typically Soviet institutional arrangement. It facilitates social regulation, helps strengthen social...

Google previewResourceful History Teacher (2001)

by John Lello

Glasnost means openness, loosening up and acting publicly in everything. Perestroika means gramophone records restructuring or rebuilding and was an internal social 54 THE RESOURCEFUL ...

Google previewThe Modern World (2015)

"Civilizations of Africa", "Civilizations of Europe", "Civilizations of the Americas", "Civilizations of the Middle East and Southwest Asia", "Civilizations of Asia and the Pacific" by Sarolta Takacs

Politically, glasnost refers to a. group of Parisians executed over 1,000 pris- oners suspected of being royal supporters. The September Massacre, as it was called, strained sympathies for the revolution abroad and introduced a new level of ...

Google previewSoviet Foreign Policy (2016)

New Dynamics, New Themes by Carl G. Jacobsen

One of the most important consequences of glasnost is that it has become much more difficult for the Soviet leadership to ignore ...

Google previewGenders 22 (1995)

Postcommunism and the Body Politic by Ellen E. Berry

Glasnost means giving publicity to something that is already well known,” writes ...

Google previewSsc Steno Grade C&D Exam Eng

by Joon

Glasnost is a Russian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Cold War (2013)

by Ruud van Dijk, William Glenn Gray, Svetlana Savranskaya, Jeremi Suri, Qiang Zhai

Glasnost,aRussian wordmeaning “openness”, or “publicity”, became an internationally recognized term during the latter years of the Cold War and contributed significantly to its end. As part of Mikhail Gorbachev's reform program to modernize ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cold War Politics (2000)

by Brandon Toropov

glasnost was often a wide one, with neither side quite able to understand the viewpoint of the other. The older generation was often perceived by the youth as reactionary and hypocritical, and the younger generation was seen as naïve and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Politics (2015)

by David Professor Robertson

Glasnost to have delayed implementation of the Commissioners' recommendations, fearing that redistribution would aid the Conservatives and harm Labour. In the USA since 1962 the courts have played an increasingly important role in ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Politics (2004)

by David Robertson

Glasnost to have delayed implementation of the Commissioners' recommendations, fearing that redistribution would aid the Conservatives and harm Labour. In the USA since 1962 the courts have played an increasingly important role in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Cold War (2017)

by Joseph Smith, Simon Davis

In early 1986, at the 27th Soviet Communist Party Congress, Gorbachev announced two initiatives: glasnost (openness)—constructive criticism of the system—and perestroika (restructuring)—reshaping Soviet party and state institutions.

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

glasnost Openness; eagerness to display the public release of information. Translated from the Russian as “openness” or “publicity,” glasnost was the ...

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