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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95

    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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 124.95

    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$ 176.00

    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...