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Russia (Federation)

  • 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...

  • Building The Russian Stateby Valerie Sperling

    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...

  • Candidate Strategies and Electoral Competition in the Russian Federationby Regina Smyth

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 29.00

    This 2006 book explores the conditions under which electoral competition contributes to democratic development in the Russian Federation. 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...

  • Cossacks and the Russian Empire, 1598-1725by Christoph Witzenrath

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Using a wide range sources, this book explores the ways in which the Russians governed their empire in Siberia from 1598 to 1725. Paying particular attention to the role of the Siberian Cossaks, the author takes a thorough assessment of how the institutions of imperial government functioned in seventeenth century Russia. It raises important questions... 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...

  • Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningradby Eugene Krasnov; Anna Karpenko; Greg Simons

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Crisis Management Challenges in Kaliningrad captures the evolving nature of the types of crises faced by a society as it transforms and evolves. Expert contributors from the region chart the tensions, problems and opportunities created by the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1991 and examine the change in status and situation of the Kaliningrad... more...

  • Cultures of Power in Post-Communist Russiaby Michael Urban

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 30.00

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

  • Democracy Derailed in Russiaby M. Steven Fish

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 31.00

    Democracy has not worked in Russia; Democracy Derailed in Russia, first published in 2005, explains why. more...