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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...