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- 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 114.95
Authoritarian Russia has adopted five strategies to preserve the Kremlin's political power: insulate, bolster, subvert, redefine and coordinate. Presenting detailed case studies of each strategy, this book makes significant contributions to our understandings of Russian domestic and foreign policies, democratization theory and the policy challenges... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00
This is a study of institutional failure in Russia's first democratic legislature. Inadequate rules and a chaotic party system made it nearly impossible for the legislature to pass a new constitution. This is the first book on this form of chaos (cycling). more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
This book examines how civil-military relations have been transformed in Russia, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in 1991. It shows how these countries have worked to reform their obsolete armed forces, and bring them into line with the new economic and strategic realities of the post-Cold War world,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Deriving in part from its Soviet past, Russia's military doctrine represents more than just a road map of how to fight the nation's wars; it also specifies threats to national interests, in this case the United States, NATO and international terrorism. Against this background, Robert Brannon demonstrates that the military's influence may... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 148.00
The development of centre-regional relations has been at the forefront of Russian politics since the formation of the Russian state and numerous efforts have been made by the country?s subsequent rulers to create a political model that would be suitable for the effective management of its vast territory and multiple nationalities. This book examines... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 329.00
The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, and consists of an essay written by an acknowledged expert focusing on the evolution of the relationship between the central state and the regions, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and a review of the Federal Government. The second section comprises territorial... more...