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  • Institutions, Ideas and Leadership in Russian Politicsby Dr Julie Newton; William Tompson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This edited collection examines the role of leadership, institutions and ideas, and the interactions among them, in shaping Russia's post-Soviet transformation. It is a stimulating and thought-provoking collection that challenges some of the emerging conventional wisdom about contemporary Russia. more...

  • Russia's Stillborn Democracy?by Graeme Gill; Roger D. Markwick

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This is the study of the failure of democracy in Russia after the collapse of the USSR. It traces the origins of that failure into the Soviet period, and shows how Russian political elites built a system which was more about maximizing their own power than opening the system up to popular control. more...

  • The Decline of Regionalism in Putin's Russiaby J. Paul Goode

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book reassesses Putin's attempt to reverse the decentralization of power that characterised centre-regional relations in the 1990s, focusing on regional responses to Putin's federal reforms. It explains the decline of regionalism after 2000 in terms of the dynamics of regional boundaries, understood as the juridical boundaries which demarcate... more...

  • Putin's United Russia Partyby S. P. Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    From its inception in 2001, the United Russia Party has rapidly developed into a hugely successful, organisationally-complex political party and key component of power. This book provides a much needed analysis on United Russia by exploring the role of the party in the Russian political system, from 2000 to 2010.  It explores the party empirically,... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Russian Politics and Societyby Graeme Gill; James Young

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    There is an ever-burgeoning number of books analyzing the Russian experience, or aspects of it. This Handbook is the first single volume which gives both a broad survey of the literature as well as highlighting the cutting edge research in the area. Through both empirical data and theoretical investigation each chapter in the Routledge Handbook... more...

  • The Territories of the Russian Federation 2012by Europa Publications

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 395.00

    This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the eighty-three constituent units of the Russian Federation. The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, focusing on the evolution of the relationship between the central state and the regions, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics,... more...

  • Russia's Provincesby Peter Kirkow

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 186.00

    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...

  • Party Politics in Post-communist Russiaby John Lowenhardt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Russia's Regions and Comparative Subnational Politicsby William M. Reisinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Subnational political units are growing in influence in national and international affairs, drawing increasing scholarly attention to politics beyond national capitals. In this book, leading Russian and Western political scientists contribute to debates in comparative politics by examining Russia?s subnational politics. Beginning with a chapter... more...

  • Putin's Preventive Counter-Revolutionby Robert Horvath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...