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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 25.95
Russia today represents one of the major examples of the phenomenon of ?electoral authoritarianism? which is characterized by adopting the trappings of democratic institutions (such as elections, political parties, and a legislature) and enlisting the service of the country?s essentially authoritarian rulers. Why and how has the electoral authoritarian... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.95
Since Russian leader Vladimir Putin assumed power in August 1999, speculation about his character, motives, and plans for Russia?s future has been rampant in the West. A portrait of Putin has emerged in the West that is one-dimensional, ill informed, and diametrically opposed to the image of Putin the majority of Russians hold. Even after he stepped... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 36.99
How could an undemocratic regime manage to stabilise Russia? What is Putin's success formula? What are the symbolic and discursive underpinnings of Russia's new stability? Many outside observers of Russia regarded the authoritarian tendencies during the Putin presidency as a retreat from, or even the end of, democratization. Rather than attempting... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 26.88
?Mariam Bochorishvili analysiert die Georgienpolitik der EU sowohl aus der akteurszentrierten als auch aus der systemischen Perspektive. Auf der Systemebene stehen Russlands Gro▀machtpolitik und die Erwartungshaltung an die EU im Mittelpunkt. Auf der Akteursebene werden neben der EU auch einzelne Mitgliedstaaten mit in die Analyse einbezogen. Diese... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00
In the first comprehensive treatment of its kind, Bobo Lo examines the course of Russian foreign policy in the decade following the Soviet collapse. Adopting a conceptual approach, he identifies the principal ideological and institutional factors that have influenced the thinking of decisionmaking behind the policies. Bobo Lo challenges many of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 138.00
This book examines contemporary Russian nationalism as it reemerged in the wake of Gorbachev's liberalisation. The book argues that the new nationalism provided opponents of reform with an apparently novel justification for their hostility to the liberalisation inaugurated by Gorbachev and erratically pursued by Yeltsin. more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated city guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street Map, Train Map, and more. Museums hours and ticket info. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95
Russian foreign policy has become an increasing concern in 21 st century, together with Russia?s relations with its former Soviet neighbours - but its relations with the Baltic States are particularly sensitive, given the Baltic membership of NATO and the EU and Russia?s increasingly fractious relations with those institutions. This book discusses... more...
- UPA 2008; US$ 52.99
The Russian Century is the most comprehensive and accessible collection of readings devoted to Russian culture and civilization. The fascinating first-person accounts paint a vivid picture of the Russian people through the turbulent years of the collapse of the Soviet Union. This book allows readers to see Russia through the private lives of people... more...