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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
This unique book explores the problems of the national crisis management system in Russia, a country undergoing political, social and economic transition and one which is also prone to natural and man-made disasters. In detailing policy, institutional and legal issues and illustrating a number of case studies, the authors offer new ways of resolving... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 168.00
This book focuses on the evolution of federalism and intragovernmental relations in Russia for the period 1992-95 following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Its main question is whether under conditions of democratisation and marketisation in Russia an authoritarian approach of 'transformation from above' is more favourable to one of granting more... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Political parties are the fabric of democratic politics. In 1991 a new Russia emerged after seven decades of one-party dictatorship, claiming to be on the road towards democracy. In this volume the authors analyse the many contradictions, dilemmas, and paradoxes of reconstituting free party politics and democratic rule in a severely traumatized country.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book examines the 'preventive counter-revolution,' a programme of reforms and repression that transformed the face of Russian politics during Vladimir Putin's second term as president. Kremlin propagandists hailed this programme as a defence of national sovereignty against Western attempts to foment a 'velvet revolution' in Russia. But this book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Since its first publication in 1993 this book has become an indispensable guide for all those interested in the current political scene in Russia, about political stability and the future of democracy under its post-communist leadership. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The emergence of large regions within Russia as centres of gravity for political and international power, and the changing relationship between these emerging regions and the centre are critically important factors currently at work within Russia. This book examines the whole question of Russian regions and regionalism. It considers important themes... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 27.00
How important is the state to Russia's prospects, even as Russia tries to work out the contours of a stable and productive market-based economic system? What kind of political order corresponds to the challenges that Russia faces? This book argues that geography is important to these questions. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00
Taking a unique qualitative approach to studying Russian political culture, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the attitudes and activities of residents in two provincial capitals, Syktyvkar and Kirov. It shows evidence of underlying democracy in popular opinions. It also finds an authoritarian side that is being strengthened by the ongoing... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 80.00
With wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we are frequently told that the path to better living for everyone is democracy. This book looks at the issue of governance capability in transitional states (state capacity) by using post-communist Russia as an example. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95
Twice in the winter of 1999-2000, citizens of the Russian Federation flocked to their neighbourhood voting stations and scratched their ballots in an atmosphere of uncertainty, rancor and fear. This book is a tale of these two elections - one for the 450-seat Duma, the other for president. more...