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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

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 172.99

    The decade and a half since Gorbachev came to power has been a tumultuous time for Russia. It has seen the expectations raised by perestroika dashed, the collapse of the Soviet superpower, and the emergence of a new Russian state claiming to base itself on democratic, market principles. It has seen a political system shattered by a president turning... more...

  • Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucratsby Susan Stewart; Margarete Klein; Andrea Schmitz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Using case studies from the post-Soviet region, a broad range of international contributors present an original and innovative contribution to the debate. They explore the character of post-Soviet regimes and review the political transformations they have experienced since the end of the Cold War. Through a combination of theoretical approaches and... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    There is an ever-burgeoning number of books analyzing the Russian experience, or aspects of it. This Handbook is the first volume which gives both a broad survey of the literature as well as highlighting the cutting edge research work. more...

  • The Territories of the Russian Federation 2012by Europa Publications

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 375.00

    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...

  • Crises in Russiaby Boris Porfiriev; Greg Simons

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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$ 165.00

    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...

  • Managing Ethnic Diversity in Russiaby Oleh Protsyk; Benedikt Harzl

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the norms and practices of ethnic diversity management in the Russian Federation in the last twenty years. It examines the evolution of the legal framework, the institutional architecture and the policies intended to address the large number of challenges posed by Russia?s immense ethno-cultural diversity.... more...