Developments in Russian Politics 6 / Edition 6

Developments in Russian Politics 6 / Edition 6

by Stephen White
     
 

Taking as its starting point the elections of 2000 and 2004, Developments in Russian Politics 6 brings together all new, specially commissioned essays by leading experts to provide a wide-ranging assessment of Russian politics under Vladimir Putin. The contributors provide succinct overviews of aspects of contemporary Russia’s political landscape,

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Taking as its starting point the elections of 2000 and 2004, Developments in Russian Politics 6 brings together all new, specially commissioned essays by leading experts to provide a wide-ranging assessment of Russian politics under Vladimir Putin. The contributors provide succinct overviews of aspects of contemporary Russia’s political landscape, including presidential power, parliamentary politics, elections and voters, political parties, federalism, regional politics, the media, the economy, and social and foreign policy. Clearly and accessibly written, Developments in Russian Politics remains the first-choice text for students and anyone seeking a reliable and current introduction to the politics of the world’s largest state.

Contributors. Alfred B. Evans, Zvi Gitelman, Gordon Hahn, Margot Light, Michael McFaul, Sarah Oates, Thomas F. Remington, Peter Rutland, Richard Sakwa, Robert Sharlet, Darrell Slider, Judy Twigg, Stephen White, John P. Willerton

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822335221
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/07/2005
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Politics in Russia1
2Putin and hegemonic presidency18
3Parliamentary politics in Russia40
4The electoral system61
5The political parties80
6A Russian civil society?96
7Media and political communication114
8In search of the rule of law130
9Reforming the federation148
10Politics in the regions168
11Putin's economic record186
12Social policy in post-Soviet Russia204
13Foreign policy221
14The democratization of Russia in comparative perspective241

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