Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

by Alex Pravda
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199276145

ISBN-13: 9780199276141

Pub. Date: 08/04/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Bringing together leading Russian specialists from around the globe, this is a key assessment of the leadership of Vladimir Putin as he embarks upon his second term in the Kremlin. Leading Russia highlights the ambiguities and contradictions inherent in the project of a leader using traditional heavy-handed methods to create a modern and efficient political and

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Bringing together leading Russian specialists from around the globe, this is a key assessment of the leadership of Vladimir Putin as he embarks upon his second term in the Kremlin. Leading Russia highlights the ambiguities and contradictions inherent in the project of a leader using traditional heavy-handed methods to create a modern and efficient political and economic system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199276141
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/04/2005
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Archie Brown, Alex Pravda
2. Introduction: Putin in Perspective, Alex Pravda
3. Putin: Rulership and the Russian Historical Tradition, Robert Service
4. On Strong and Weak Leaders and States: Russia in Comparative Post-Communist Perspective, Leslie Holmes
5. Presidential Cottails: Putin and the Duma Elections of 1999 and 2003, Timothy Colton
6. Majority Control and Executive Dominance: Relations Between Parliament and President in Putin's Russia, Paul Chaisty
7. Explaining Putin's Popularity and its Implications for Democracy in Russia, Stephen Whitefield
8. Putin as Patron: Cadres Policy in the Russian Transition, Eugene Huskey
9. Putin and the 'Oligarchs': A Two-Sided Commitment Problem, William Tompson
10. Putin's Reform of the Russian Federation, Neil Melvin
11. Putin's Political Choice: Towards Bureaucratic Authoritarianism, Lilia Shevtsova
12. Putin's Foreign Policy Choices, Andre Grachev
An Annotated Bibliography of Archie Brown's Published Work

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