How Russia is Not Ruled: Reflections on Russian Political Development

How Russia is Not Ruled: Reflections on Russian Political Development

by Allen C. Lynch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521840600

ISBN-13: 9780521840606

Pub. Date: 01/17/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

As Russia tries to establish the foundations of a stable and productive market-based economic system, it must determine the importance of the state to its prospects. What kind of political order corresponds to the challenges that Russia faces in the post-Soviet period? This analysis argues that geography matters a great deal and the state remains central in…  See more details below

Overview

As Russia tries to establish the foundations of a stable and productive market-based economic system, it must determine the importance of the state to its prospects. What kind of political order corresponds to the challenges that Russia faces in the post-Soviet period? This analysis argues that geography matters a great deal and the state remains central in compensating for the austere implications of economic geography for Russia's economic prospects under market circumstances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521840606
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/17/2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Historical patterns of Russian political development; 2. Soviet legacies for post-Soviet Russia; 3. The 1990's in Russia: a new time of troubles?; 4. Russia's 'Neo-patrimonial' political system, 1992–2004; 5. The Russian nineties in comparative perspective; 6. What future for Russia? Liberal economics and illiberal geography.

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