Russia in the New Century: Stability or Disorder? / Edition 1

Russia in the New Century: Stability or Disorder? / Edition 1

by Victoria Bonnell, George Breslauer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813390419

ISBN-13: 9780813390413

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Westview Press


What has happened to Russia since the collapse of communism in 1991 and where is the country going in the new century? Russia has escaped widespread social disorder or political collapse, but few observers would argue that the situation has stabilized. Seventeen distinguished scholars from the United States, Russia, and Europe analyze the institutions, social

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What has happened to Russia since the collapse of communism in 1991 and where is the country going in the new century? Russia has escaped widespread social disorder or political collapse, but few observers would argue that the situation has stabilized. Seventeen distinguished scholars from the United States, Russia, and Europe analyze the institutions, social forces, and ideas that are transforming Russia and are, in turn, being transformed in Russia today. The first multidisciplinary assessment of the Yeltsin era, Russia in the New Century: Stability or Disorder? focuses on superpresidentialism, the Constitutional Court, the military, the virtual economy, the network society, organized crime, the new entrepreneurs, workers, survival networks, Russian political parties and nationalism, and the crisis in Dagestan. Thirteen essays and the editors' introduction offer new perspectives on Russia's prospects for stability and disorder in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813390413
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

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