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Russia (Federation)

  • Russian Regions and Regionalismby Anne Aldis; Graeme P. Herd

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The emergence of large regions within Russia as centres of gravity for political and international power, and the changing relationship between these emerging regions and the centre are critically important factors currently at work within Russia. This book examines the whole question of Russian regions and regionalism. It considers important themes... more...

  • Political Culture in Post-Communist Russiaby Professor James Alexander

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    Taking a unique qualitative approach to studying Russian political culture, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the attitudes and activities of residents in two provincial capitals, Syktyvkar and Kirov. It shows evidence of underlying democracy in popular opinions. It also finds an authoritarian side that is being strengthened by the ongoing... more...

  • Authoritarian Backlashby Thomas Ambrosio

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • When Majorities Failby Josephine T. Andrews

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00

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

  • Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russiaby Sarah Badcock

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    A 2007 analysis of Russian democracy's collapse in 1917 through the experiences of ordinary people. more...

  • Civil-Military Relations in Russia and Eastern Europeby David Betz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book examines how civil-military relations have been transformed in Russia, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in 1991. It shows how these countries have worked to reform their obsolete armed forces, and bring them into line with the new economic and strategic realities of the post-Cold War world,... more...

  • Russian Civil-Military Relationsby Robert Brannon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 144.95

    Deriving in part from its Soviet past, Russia's military doctrine represents more than just a road map of how to fight the nation's wars; it also specifies threats to national interests, in this case the United States, NATO and international terrorism. Against this background, Robert Brannon demonstrates that the military's influence may... more...

  • Russia?s Federal Relationsby Elena Chebankova

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00

    This book examines the origins, underlying foundations, and dynamics of the federal reforms conducted by President Putin throughout the eight years of his presidency, discussing the intentions of the federal centre and the very different results that have turned out. more...

  • Popular Choice and Managed Democracyby Timothy J. Colton; Michael McFaul

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 24.95

    Twice in the winter of 1999-2000, citizens of the Russian Federation flocked to their neighbourhood voting stations and scratched their ballots in an atmosphere of uncertainty, rancor and fear. This book is a tale of these two elections - one for the 450-seat Duma, the other for president. more...