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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00

    This book reassesses the process whereby after 2000 Putin reversed the process by which in the 1990s power had shifted from Moscow to the regions. It focuses on the dynamics of regional boundaries: juridical boundaries, which defined a region's territorial extent and thereby its resources; institutional boundaries that sustained regional differences;... 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 & 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...

  • Discourse, Dictators and Democratsby Richard D. Anderson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Many people take the trouble to vote even though each voter's prospect of deciding the election is nearly nil. Russians vote even when pervasive electoral fraud virtually eliminates even that slim chance. Could people vote or protest because they stop considering their own chances and start to think about an identity shared with others? With this... more...

  • Building The Russian Stateby Valerie Sperling

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    Has the Russian state managed to lay the institutional groundwork for long-term stability and democratic governance? In Building the Russian State , Valerie Sperling assembles a group of cutting-edge scholars to critically assess the crises in Russia's transitional institutions. Part I of the book shows that Russia's political elites are less focused... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95

    International experts on Russian regional politics, including top scholars from Britain, Canada, Russia and the USA, provide critical evaluations of the multiple deficiencies to be found in Russia's sub-national authoritarianism, including: principal-agent problems in the relations between the layers of the 'power vertical', unresolved... more...

  • Authoritarian Backlashby Thomas Ambrosio

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    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...