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  • 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Russia's Stillborn Democracy?by Graeme Gill; Roger D. Markwick

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 84.99

    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 Territories of the Russian Federation 2012by Europa Publications

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 395.00

    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...

  • The Territories of the Russian Federation 2015by Europa Publications

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 395.00

    This excellent reference source brings together hard-to-find information on the constituent units of the Russian Federation. The introduction examines the Russian Federation as a whole, focusing on Russian federalism and elections, followed by a chronology, demographic and economic statistics, and a review of the Federal Government. The second... more...

  • Unlearning the Soviet Tongueby Natalia Kovalyova

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book refines the discursive theory of democratization by juxtaposing the elite and lay discourses in post-Soviet Russia (1996?2008). Through examining how Russians position themselves as political subjects, the analysis demonstrates that Russians rarely identify as true democrats. more...

  • When Majorities Failby Josephine T. Andrews

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    When Majorities Fail is a study of institutional failure in Russia's first democratic legislature. more...

  • Cultures of Power in Post-Communist Russiaby Michael Urban

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    This book offers an original theory of political discourse to analyse how Russian political actors use language. more...

  • Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russiaby Suvi Salmenniemi

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of important civic groups - including trade unions - and the... more...

  • Discourse, Dictators and Democratsby Dr Richard D Anderson Jr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 114.95

    Voting hides a familiar puzzle. 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. The right to vote has commonly been won by protesters who risked death or injury even though any one protester could... more...