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  • Authoritarian Backlashby Professor Thomas Ambrosio

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00

    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...

  • Presidents, Oligarchs and Bureaucratsby Mr Hans-Henning Schröder; Ms Andrea Schmitz; Ms Margarete Klein; Dr Susan Stewart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

  • 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$ 225.00

    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$ 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 Professor Boris Porfiriev; Dr 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...