Money Sings: The Changing Politics of Urban Space in Post-Soviet Yaroslavl

Money Sings: The Changing Politics of Urban Space in Post-Soviet Yaroslavl

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by Blair A. Ruble
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521482429

ISBN-13: 9780521482424

Pub. Date: 05/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Money Sings explores the sweeping reorganization of Russian life during the initial post-Soviet era (August 1991-December 1993) by examining the politics of property in a Russian "Middletown," the historic industrial city of Yaroslavl. Through case studies of housing privatization, historic preservation and urban planning, this volume demonstrates important lessons

Overview

Money Sings explores the sweeping reorganization of Russian life during the initial post-Soviet era (August 1991-December 1993) by examining the politics of property in a Russian "Middletown," the historic industrial city of Yaroslavl. Through case studies of housing privatization, historic preservation and urban planning, this volume demonstrates important lessons about the bureaucratic and political dynamics of systemic change in post-Soviet Russia, the economic transition to the market, and the importance of economic factors in shaping the contemporary city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521482424
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2014
Series:
Woodrow Wilson Center Press Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The politics of property in a provincial Russian city; 1. Housing privatization; 2. Privatization comes to Yaroslavl; 3. Preservation battles; 4. Replanning Yaroslavl; Conclusion. The post-Soviet city and Russian democracy; Bibliography; Index.

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