Conscience, dissent and reform in Soviet Russia

  title={Conscience, dissent and reform in Soviet Russia},
  author={Philip Boobbyer},
This book examines the ethical paradigm shift that took place in Soviet Russia after 1953, making special reference to the idea of a consciencea. After exploring the history of the idea of conscience before the revolution and in the early decades of Soviet rule, as well as under Khrushchev, it focuses on the moral ideas of dissidents and party reformers. It examines the ethics of the human rights movement and the way in which dissident ethics were shaped by experiences of imprisonment and… 
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  • Y. Matsui
  • Political Science
    Contemporary European History
  • 2020
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