Charles
Bettelheim

Class
Struggles
in the
USSR

Second Period: 1923-1930
[Section 8 -- Bibliography
and Index]]





NOTE: The translation of this book into English has given the author the opportunity to check a number of his references and, as a result, to revise parts of the text.



© 1978 by Monthly Review Press

Translated by Brian Pearce
 
Originally published as
Les Luttes de classes en URSS
© 1977 by Maspero/Seuil, Paris, France



Prepared © for the Internet by David J. Romagnolo, djr@marx2mao.com (February 2001)
(Corrected and Updated January-February 2017)


  Contents


 

[ Section 8 ]


Bibliography


595

Index

607




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  Key to abbreviations, initials, and Russian
  words used in the text

Artel

A particular form of producers' cooperative

Batrak

Agricultural laborer

CC

Central Committee of the Party

CCC

Central Control Commission of the Party

CCTU

Central Council of the Trade Unions

Chervonets

A coin equivalent to ten gold roubles or 7.7423
grams of refined gold, issued from 1923 on

CLD

Council for Labor and Defense

CLI

Central Labor Institute

CPSU(B)

Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bol-
sheviks)

EC

Executive Committee (of a soviet)

Elektrobank

Bank for financing electrification

Glavk
 
 

Chief Administration (usually under the direc-
tion of a People╣s Commissariat or of the
VSNKh)

Goselro
 

State Commission for the Electrification of
Russia

Gosbank

State bank

Gosplan

State Planning Commission

GPU

State Political Administration (political police)

Khozraschet
 

Financial autonomy (literally "business ac-
counting")



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Kolkhoz

Collective farm (usually organized as an artel)

Kommuna
 
 
 

Collective farm with joint ownership of means
of production carried farther than in an artel,
and with sharing of the proceeds on the basis
of members' needs

Komsomol

Young Communist League

Kontraktatsiya
 

System of contracts between the peasants and
the state purchasing agencies

Kulak

A rich peasant

Kulak

A rich peasant

Kulak

A rich peasant

Mir

The village community

Narkomfin

People's Commissariat of Finance

Narkomtrud

People's Commissariat of Labor

NEP

New Economic Policy

NEP

New Economic Policy

NOT

"Scientific organization of work"

OGPU
 

Unified State Political Administration (succes-
sor to GPU)

Orgraspred
 

Department for organization and allocation of
Party cadres

Osvok
 
 

Special commission of the VSNKh for the re-
construction of fixed capital (involved in eco-
nomic planning)

PB

Political Bureau

Perekachka
 
 
 

Literally, │pumping▓; used for the transfer-
ence of resources from agriculture to industry;
equivalent to the concept of │tribute▓ exacted
from agriculture

Podkulachnik

"Abettor of kulaks"

RSDLP

Russian Social Democratic Labor Party

RSDLP(B)
 

Russian Social Democratic Labor Party (Bol-
sheviks)

Proletkult
 

"Proletarian culture"; name of the organiza-
tion devoted to promoting this concept

Prombank

Bank for financing industry

Promfinplan

Industrial and financial plan



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Rabkrin

Workers' and Peasants' Inspectorate

RKK

Commission for settling labor disputes

RSFSR

Russian Socialist Federal Soviet Republic

Serednyak

Middle peasant

Skhod

Village assembly

Skhod

Wooden plough

Sovkhoz

State farm

Sovnarkom

Council of People's Commissars

Sovznak
 

"Settlement note"; the currency issued under
war communism

Splochnaya

"Complete" collectivization of a given area

Supryaga

Traditional form of mutual aid among peasants

Toz
 

Elementary form of collective farm ("associa-
tion for joint cultivation of the soil")

Tsekombank
 

Bank responsible for financing municipal un-
dertakings

TsGAOR

Central Archives of the October Revolution

TsIK
 

Central Executive Committee of the Congress
of Soviets

Uchraspred
 

Section for listing and allocation of Party
cadres (replaced by Orgraspred)

Udarnik

Shock-worker

VLKSM
 
 

All-Union Leninist Communist League of
Youth, i.e., Young Communist League, or
Komsomol

VSNKh

Supreme Council of the National Economy

VTsIK
 

All-Union Central Executive Committee (of
the Congress of Soviets)

WPI

Workers' and Peasants' Inspectorate




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