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Employment under Socialism and Its Bourgeois Interpretations


  • Z. Babkina


The historical practice of the USSR convincingly demonstrates the advantages of socialism over capitalism in the most important sphere of economic life: employment. Unlike capitalist society, in which chronic mass unemployment is a cruel reality, the planned economy of the Soviet Union more than a halfcentury ago once and for all time put an end to the unemployment it inherited from capitalism, provided full employment for the able-bodied population of a multinational country, gave all peoples of the USSR an opportunity for creative activity, and guaranteed true freedom to working people and the improvement of their well-being and cultural level.

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  • Z. Babkina, 1984. "Employment under Socialism and Its Bourgeois Interpretations," Problems of Economic Transition, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(12), pages 54-74.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:prectr:v:26:y:1984:i:12:p:54-74
    DOI: 10.2753/PET1061-1991261254

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