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  • Local Politics and Democratization in Russiaby Cameron Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This comprehensive study of local politics in Russia shows that the key reforms of local government, and the struggle to forge viable grassroots democracies have been inextricably linked to the wider struggle for power between the regions and the Kremlin, and to the specific nature of Russia?s highly politicized and negotiated form of asymmetrical... more...

  • Russian Regional Politics under Putin and Medvedevby Cameron Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    Many authors have alluded to the unique nature of Russia?s dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition still far from completed that is of no less importance, the need to reconfigure central-regional relations and to create a stable and viable form of federalism.... more...

  • Federalism and Democratisation in Russiaby Cameron Ross

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    This text combines theoretical perspectives with empirical work, to provide a comparative analysis of the electoral systems, party systems and governmental systems in the ethnic republics and regions of Russia. It also assesses the impact of these different institutional arrangements on democratization and federalism, moving the focus of research from... more...

  • Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federationby Cameron Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Over the period December 2011-July 2013 a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian Capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. Civil society, it appeared, had at last woken up. This fascinating book examines the rise and fall of the non-systemic opposition and the role of the systemic political opposition during this turbulent period.... more...

  • Transition From Communism To Capitalismby David Lane; Cameron Ross

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 115.00

    Crucial to the understanding of breakdown and transition are analyses of changes within the internal relations of national elites. In this book, the authors define and detail the political elites under state socialism, showing how the elites under Gorbachev were profoundly fragmented. They further reveal how, with the maturation of state socialism,... more...

  • Federalism and Local Politics in Russiaby Cameron Ross; Adrian Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book examines federalism and regional and local politics in Russia. Many commentators have alluded to the unique nature of Russia's dual transition and its difficult task of simultaneously reforming its economy and polity. But there is in fact a third transition under way in Russia that is of no less importance, the need to reconfigure central-local... more...

  • Russia after the Cold Warby Mike Bowker; Cameron Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    In Russia after the Cold War the editors provide an accessible and comprehensive survey of the state of Russia at the end of the twentieth century, as it seeks to come to terms with its new status in the world community, the pressures and tensions arising from economic and social change and with the problems of ensuring a democratic future. Written... more...

  • The Moving Spotlightby Ross P. Cameron

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 59.99

    Ross P. Cameron argues that the flow of time is a genuine feature of reality, and defends a version of the Moving Spotlight theory: the view that past and future beings are real, but there is nonetheless an objectively privileged present. He goes on to defend an account of the open future: what will happen is, as yet, undetermined. more...

  • Murder in the Familyby Fin J Ross; Lindy Cameron

    The Five Mile Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    It?s a shocking thing when love turns to hatred, and hatred turns into bloodshed. The saddest thing about the stories in this book is the fact that the perpetrators and victims once loved each other? Murder in the Family explores fifteen Australian and New Zealand cases where families have been torn apart by murder. more...

  • The Politics of Sub-National Authoritarianism in Russiaby Cameron Ross; Vladimir Gel'man

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    By the end of the 2000s Russia had become an increasingly authoritarian state, which was characterised by the following features: outrageously unfair and fraudulent elections, the existence of weak and impotent political parties, a heavily censored (often self-censored) media, weak rubber-stamping legislatures at the national and sub-national levels,... more...